Tag: International Women’s Day

Dozens of Muscovites Arrested in Demonstration for Savchenko; Famous Writers, Journalists Sign Petition

March 8, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Five Muscovites were arrested today in a demonstration in defense of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. Recent Analysis and Translations: – Aurangzeb, Putin, Realism […]

Violence against Women a Major Problem in the South Caucasus

March 7, 2015

Staunton, March 7 — One of the most positive aspects of the enormous number of holidays post-Soviet states have is that in advance of them journalists often focus on important issues that they otherwise neglect. March 8 is international women’s day, and in the region, many are writing about the status of women. Two articles […]