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Russian Feminist Activist Goes on Trial for 'Body-Positive' Drawings
Yulia Tsvetkova faces up to six years behind bars in a case that has prompted nationwide pickets and online flashmobs in her support.
everyone's a critic
Russian Senate Speaker Slams Eurovision Pick ‘Russian Woman’ as ‘Nonsense’
Tajik-born singer-songwriter Manizha's song discusses resisting sexist stereotypes and finding empowerment as a woman.
Socialite Sobchak Faces Blowback for Interview With Russian Serial Rapist
Critics accuse Ksenia Sobchak of giving a platform to a criminal and warn that the interview on her YouTube channel could inspire copycat acts.
Moscow to Probe 'Russian Woman' Eurovision Entry for 'Illegal' Lyrics
The song performed by Manizha praises the strength of Russian women, urging them to be more independent and to resist sexist views.
Russia’s Only Female Cosmonaut Inspires New Barbie
The one-of-a-kind Barbie inspired by Anna Kikina is part of Mattel's “You Can Be Anything” campaign.
Russian Mother With Tattoos, Piercings Ruled Unfit for Custody – Reports
Nina Tseretilova says she has not seen her daughter and two sons in the past three months.
Austria Convicts Chechen ‘Moral Guardians’ for Harassing Women – Reports
The defendants were accused of threatening, intimidating and occasionally abusing Chechen women for exhibiting “Western behavior.”
NO SAFE HAVEN
Branded Foreign Agents, Russia’s Domestic Violence Groups Fear for the Future
Activists say the crackdown is intensifying even as reports of abuse doubled with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
From the MT Archive: Portraits of Russian Womanhood
Celebrate Women's Day by taking a look back at life for Russian women in the 1990s.
Half of Russian Men Believe Women ‘Better Off’ Not Working – Poll
The majority of women respondents (51%) believe that they have the right to choose their role in society for themselves.
Of Borscht and Protests: The Female Future of Russia’s Opposition
Women in Russia’s opposition have been drivers of change long before entering the spotlight in the wake of Alexei Navalny's jailing.
WOMEN’S DAY PROFILE
Russia’s First Female Train Driver Gets Behind the Wheel
Women are entering jobs that were off limits for decades after the Labor Ministry cut its list of banned occupations.
Kyrgyz Activists Face Women's Day Violence From 'Patriots'
Gender equality in Central Asia's most politically turbulent country has taken a back seat to what conservatives call "traditional values."
Russian Domestic Violence Victim’s Death Blamed on ‘Negligent’ Cops
Police ignored repeated calls from neighbors as 23-year-old student Vera Pekhteleva’s ex-boyfriend beat her for 3.5 hours until she died.
Russian Activists Face Death Threats Over Women’s ‘Solidarity Chain’ Protest
The event’s organizer said she has received an estimated 600 threats since announcing the “Chain of Solidarity and Love.”
‘Love is stronger than fear’
Russian Women Form Human Chain Following Navalny Protest Crackdown
The Valentine’s Day symbol of solidarity was inspired by last summer’s women-led protests in Belarus.
Moscow Activists Plan ‘Chain of Solidarity’ for Yulia Navalnaya, Women ‘Political Prisoners’
The event was inspired by last summer's women-led human chains in neighboring Belarus that protested police brutality.
Moscow Metro Hires First Women Train Drivers
The trains were historically operated by men because the work was listed on the government's register of jobs deemed harmful to women's health.
Russia Adds Women's Rights NGO to 'Foreign Agents' List
Nasiliyu.net, which assists domestic violence victims, linked the move to its support for re-criminalizing domestic violence.
A Feminist Pro-Kremlin Lawmaker Who Supports LGBT Rights
Oksana Pushkina tells The Moscow Times her views aren’t oppositional — they’re just common sense.
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