Julian Colling

Julian Colling

Europe

Russia has no domestic violence law, but that could soon change

Following some shocking cases, new law hoped to alter dynamic in country that prioritises 'family values' over victims.

Russia has no domestic violence law, but that could soon change

Russia

Did Russia poll indicate waning support for Putin's ruling party?

Opposition celebrates ruling party's losses in Moscow poll, but turnout was low and United Russia gained elsewhere.

Did Russia poll indicate waning support for Putin's ruling party?

Russia

Why Russians dare to protest and risk wrath of authorities

Moscow rallies demonstrate how traditionally overlooked local elections have rejuvenated civil society and opposition.

Why Russians dare to protest and risk wrath of authorities

Russia

Hundreds arrested at Moscow demonstration for free elections

Recent wave of Moscow protests was sparked by move to ban all but a few opposition candidates vying for city council.

Hundreds arrested at Moscow demonstration for free elections

Russia

A Russian dead end for scammed Nigerian footballers

Shady agents lured aspiring Nigerian footballers to Russia during the World Cup period, and some remain stranded.

A Russian dead end for scammed Nigerian footballers