Nikolay Korzhov

Nikolay Korzhov

Russia

Will Caspian deal help 'barely surviving' fishermen in Dagestan?

Five-nation deal signed this year expected to add to fishermen's burden in Dagestan village by increasing restrictions.

Will Caspian deal help 'barely surviving' fishermen in Dagestan?

Russia

Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov: No criminal justice system in Russia

Hours after this interview with Al Jazeera, Pyotr Verzilov was hospitalised. His group claim he has been poisoned.

Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov: No criminal justice system in Russia

Russia

Domestic battery surges in Russia after decriminalisation

Moscow relaxed laws that jailed domestic violence perpetrators, and reported cases of abuse have skyrocketed since.

Domestic battery surges in Russia after decriminalisation

Kyrgyzstan

Children abandoned as Kyrgyz parents seek work abroad

From leaving their children with family or at orphanages, struggling parents make tough choices as they seek employment.

Children abandoned as Kyrgyz parents seek work abroad

Russia

Stalin's Great Terror: The forgotten Harbin operation

As Great Terror anniversary comes around in Russia, Harbin operation in which 20,000 were executed remains unheard.

Stalin's Great Terror: The forgotten Harbin operation

Europe

The Kurils: A difficult life on the disputed islands

Locals say life is tough and development slow as Russian and Japanese leaders fail to come to agreement over dispute.

The Kurils: A difficult life on the disputed islands

China

Crackdown on China's 'Sin City'

Authorities in Dongguan city have attempted to eradicate the world's oldest profession, but it still survives.

Crackdown on China's 'Sin City'

War & Conflict

The Beslan massacre, 10 years on

The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.

The Beslan massacre, 10 years on

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong’s annual democracy protest: biggest in recent years

Hong Kong protests

Georgia

South Ossetia holds polls amid slow recovery

Georgia's breakaway region, ravaged by war in 2008, is more stable now but continues to suffer economically.

South Ossetia holds polls amid slow recovery

Russia

Russia's decaying villages

Thousands of villages have a population of less than ten people, and many more lack adequate infrastructure.

Russia's decaying villages

China

China's Guizhou Province

Despite rapid growth, the historically poor region continues to struggle with underdevelopment and emigration.

China's Guizhou Province