It’s become fashionable to claim that young people are losing their taste for democracy. But, at least in Russia, the statistics prove otherwise: the youth are just as sceptical and just as enthusiastic as their elders
Experts and officials have known about flooding risks in southern Russia for years. But the government’s flood mitigation strategies have been hopelessly bogged down in bureaucracy and ineptitude. If new measures are not enacted right away, many more people and properties remain at risk.
The story of Ukraine’s security police staging a planned assassination of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko provoked significant online anger and hate speech. It is an increasingly typical Russian public reaction to an ever widening range of current events.