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🇷🇺 From Russia

To put a human face to social phenomena, we recommend you to read a few stories of real Russians against the war. Some of them are brave activists, some of them just ordinary people. In any case, they vehemently disagree with the actions of their country (and this position affected their life in one way or another).

✈️ From abroad

To put a human face to social phenomena, we recommend you to read a few stories of real Russians against the war. Some of them are brave activists, some of them just ordinary people. In any case, they vehemently disagree with the actions of their country (and this position affected their life in one way or another).

What now?

  • Russia explained

    When we think about politics and society, we tend to think in democratic terms. Russia however is not a democratic state. We try to explain the Russian terms and principles in simplest terms possible to give a context to the current happenings.

    Read a few briefs
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    Recent history timeline

    On 24th February 2022 Russian federation shocked the world when it invaded Ukraine. Was it entirely unexpected or where there signs of such event long before? And could it have ended in any different way?

    The Russian post-Soviet history is a fascinating story full of both optimism and despair, civic resiliance and passivity and many unexpected turns. Some eras brought hope of more liberal society and cooperation with west, while others crushed that dream entirely.

    Read our Timeline of Russian history. We put milestone events familiar from news into a bigger picture for you.

    Explore the timeline
  • New content on Instagram

    Follow us on Instagram where we publish the visual version of our content - with the help of our graphic designer team. We publish stories of Russian people against the war and shed some light on their social, historical and legal context.

    Join the discussion on Twitter

    Follow us on Twitter to join the discussion about the current affairs of the liberal Russians - both in and outside of Russia. We share the links about the current developments and raise topics that are often overlooked on the European political debate.