Pussy Riot, Putin and Romney: Seattle musicians rally for Russian punk band
by Sarah Stuteville
The music is defiant, the bartenders studiously inattentive and the balaclavas sequined. If it weren’t for the smell of grilled onions wafting in from the hotdog stand outside and the cold beer (instead of warm vodka) I could still be in Moscow. But I’m at the Comet on Capitol Hill watching Corina Bakker of The […]
Oct 5, 2012
Seattle to rally in support of Russia’s LGBT Community
by Paulina Phelps
Tonight Seattle joins a growing group of cities hosting rallies in support of Russia’s LGBT community.
Aug 2, 2013
I may hate Russia’s law, but I can’t hate Russia
by Casey Malone
What's a Russophile to do about Vladimir V. Putin's homophobic policies?
Feb 19, 2014
Was Sochi the original Crimea?
by Casey Malone
Now that the glimmer of gold medals in Sochi has faded, we take a step back and examine what we didn't—but should have—learned about Sochi and Russia during the Winter Olympics.
Mar 14, 2014
Ukrainian transplants find unity in crisis
by Kseniya Sovenko
In the face of Russian aggression, local Ukrainians are embracing their heritage.
Oct 30, 2014
Pussy Riot speaks: Russian punk protest artists in Seattle for talk, film
by Reagan Jackson
Maria Alyokhina and Ksenia Zhivago of Russian punk protest collective Pussy Riot will speak and present the documentary "Pussy vs. Putin" in Seattle Feb. 8.
Feb 3, 2016
Putin’s Orphans: Reasons to fear a dark turn in Russia
by Joe Kilroy
A late night encounter on the Moscow subway hints at a rising tide of hate in Russia.
Jan 1, 2017
Obama expels Russian diplomats for interference in U.S. election
Russian Foreign Ministry says sanctions will hurt restoration of ties. Moscow denies the allegations of hacking.
Dec 29, 2016