Glass Wings Blog: Russia

30 years of LGBTQ+ history in Russia: from decriminalisation in 1993 to ‘extremist’ status in 2023
A growing number of LGBTQ+ Russians seek refuge from war, discrimination in Argentina
A Ukrainian fencer scorned a Russian's handshake, challenging the sport's traditions
A Year Ago Today Was the First Time Russia Threatened To Kill Me
A year on, Russia’s war on Ukraine threatens to redraw the map of world politics – and 2023 will be crucial
Are Russian transfers of Ukrainian children to re-education and adoption facilities a form of genocide?
As Russia woos nations to support its war in Ukraine, will fault lines deepen around the globe?
Australia can no longer afford to ignore Russia’s expanding naval power in the Pacific
Bernie Sanders: ‘Oligarchs run Russia. But guess what? They run the US as well’
China's green leap forward is a nightmare for Saudi Arabia and Russia
Coolant Leak on ISS Raises Concerns Over Russian Space Program
Cyberwarfare leaks show Russian army is adopting mindset of secret police
Despite the war, Russia is still part of Europe – for a lasting peace both sides need to remember that
Drone strikes hit Moscow and Kyiv – in the growing world of drone warfare, anything goes when it comes to international law
Elon Musk personally thwarted a Ukrainian attack and saved the Russian Navy
The environmental impact of Russia’s invasion goes beyond Ukraine – how do we deal with ‘problems without passports’?
EU climate czar: Putin’s war accelerated green transition
EU imports of Russian liquified gas leap by 40% since Ukraine invasion
Exclusive: Putin's plans to keep the Baltics in check
Georgia: ‘foreign agent law’ protests show disconnect between pro-Moscow government and west-leaning population
Halliburton equipment worth $7.1m imported into Russia in past year, customs records show
How Europe Ditched Russian Fossil Fuels With Spectacular Speed
How Russian disinformation toppled government after government in Africa
How Russia’s War Against Ukraine Is Advancing LGBTQ Rights
How Ukraine’s Power Grid Survived So Many Russian Bombings
ICC arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin: a king-size dilemma for South Africa
‘I’m in shock:’ Russia’s mass attack on Kyiv shatters lives and dreams
In Russia’s war against Ukraine, one of the battlegrounds is language itself
International Criminal Court has cited Russia’s deportation of Ukrainian children a war crime: on Russia’s long history of weaponising deportation
Kharkiv mayor dismisses Russian claims of ‘terrorism’ over Crimean bridge attack
Kremlin confirms Putin meeting as Kim reportedly boards armoured train
Moldova is trying to join the EU, but it will have a hard time breaking away from Russia’s orbit
More corrupt, fractured and ostracised: how Vladimir Putin has changed Russia in over two decades on top
‘No, that’s fascism’: the librarian who defied Russia’s purge of LGBTQ+ books
Odesa suffers ‘hellish night’ as Russia attacks Ukraine grain facilities
The ‘ordinary’ family at No 35: suspected Russian spies await trial in Slovenia
Peace in Ukraine doesn’t ultimately depend on Putin or Zelensky – it’s the Ukrainian people who must decide
Pentagon Blocks Sharing Evidence of Possible Russian War Crimes With Hague Court
Photographer says Italian artist used daughter’s picture in pro-Russia mural
Police raid Moscow gay bars after a Supreme Court ruling labeled LGBTQ+ movement ‘extremist’
Prigozhin’s rockstar exit from Rostov shows public support for ‘traitor’
Putin prepares Russia for ‘forever war’ with west as Ukraine invasion stalls
Putin says Russia will halt participation in New Start nuclear arms treaty
Putin waged a trade war long before bombing Ukraine. Which side is winning?
Putin’s Forever War
Putin’s War Is Slowly Destroying Europe’s Breadbasket
Rada proposes to establish cultural, information centres of enslaved nations of Russia in Ukraine
Report: Russia has laundered $2.5 billion of African gold since February 2022
The rise of Yevgeny Prigozhin: how a one-time food caterer became Vladimir Putin’s biggest threat
Russia accused of taking Belarus ‘nuclear hostage’ with deal to station missiles there
Russia and Noise
Russia has declared a new space race, hoping to join forces with China. Here’s why that’s unlikely
Russia Is Commandeering the U.N. Cybercrime Treaty
Russia is forcing Western companies exiting its market to make a donation to the country — and it's making it harder for them to leave
Russia outlaws ‘international LGBT public movement’ as extremist
Russia planned to steal grain and starve Ukrainians ahead of invasion, evidence shows
Russia says decision not to extend Black Sea grain deal is final
Russia Uses Every Missile in Arsenal in Largest Attack Since Start of Ukraine War
Russian dad on the run after daughter's art triggers prison sentence
Russian defector sheds light on Putin paranoia and his secret train network
Russian ‘double tap’ missile strike kills seven near hotel used by journalists
The Russian "Firehose of Falsehood" Propaganda Model
Russian minister says G20 summit a success after criticism over war blocked
Russian missile strike on Kharkiv postal centre kills six people, officials say
Russian strike on crowded Ukraine market leaves at least 17 dead
Russia’s alleged deportation of Ukrainian children has caused a UN standoff – what international law says and why it matters
Russia’s foreign minister got laughter, cheers and shrugs in India. Outrage over the war isn’t universal
Sex, Lies and Offshore Vehicles: How Russia Became the Country It Is Today
South Africa grants Putin and Brics leaders diplomatic immunity for summit
South Africa’s pact with Russia – and its actions – cast doubt on its claims of non-alignment
Stripping Russia’s veto power on the Security Council is all but impossible. Perhaps we should expect less from the UN instead
‘This is barbarism’: shock at Russian strike on Odesa cathedral
Thousands flee homes as collapse of dam is blamed on Russian forces
Ukraine and Russia traded barbs in the UN’s top court over the legality of the invasion. What could happen next in the case?
Ukraine claims it damaged prized Russian jets using 'cardboard' drones from Australia in a daring raid
‘Ukraine is unlikely ever to return to the Russian Empire’: in a new book, Mark Edele unpacks what’s at stake in a bloody war
Ukraine: Russia’s losses mount – but self-sacrifice in war is part of the country’s mythology
Ukraine war 12 months on: the role of the Russian media in reporting – and justifying – the conflict
Ukraine war: reports suggest that Russia has been deliberately targeting journalists – which is a war crime
Ukraine war: ‘soccer plot’ raises fears of fresh Russian attempts to destabilise neighbouring Moldova
Ukraine war: two good reasons the world should worry about Russia’s arms purchases from North Korea
Ukraine war: why the G20 refused to condemn Russian aggression – and how that might change
Ukraine's "Russian warship, go f... yourself" post stamp wins world's most prestigious award celebrating achievements in mail industry
US condemns arrest of WSJ journalist as Russia accused of ‘hostage taking’
US dispatches warships after China and Russia send naval patrol near Alaska
U.S. says Russia is laying the groundwork to attack civilian ships and blame Ukraine
Victoria Amelina, killed by Russian rockets, joins a procession of Ukrainian writers whose lives were cut short by oppressors
‘Vulkan files’ leak reveals Putin’s global and domestic cyberwarfare tactics
Wagner debacle in Russia raises red flags for African states and how they manage their security
Wagner’s rebellion may have been thwarted, but Putin has never looked weaker and more vulnerable
‘We had to hide them’: how Ukraine’s ‘kidnapped’ children led to Vladimir Putin’s arrest warrant
What does Kim Jong Un stand to gain from his meeting with Vladimir Putin?
What Moscow's invasion of Ukraine has meant for Russian students studying in Australia
WHO has recorded 974 attacks against health care in Ukraine since Russia’s full-scale invasion
Why Russia pulled out of its grain deal with Ukraine – and what that means for the global food system
Why Russians still support Vladimir Putin and the war in Ukraine
Will Ukraine be able to win over the Global South in its fight against Russian aggression?
Wives of Russian soldiers lay flowers in Moscow to protest against the Kremlin
Xi Jinping welcomes ‘dear friend’ Vladimir Putin to Beijing
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