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Claire Bigg

'Gutted Like a Pig': Grieving Mother Takes on Russia's Organ Donation System

When her 19-year-old daughter passed away two years ago after being hit...

Russia's Disabled Hit Hard By New Rules

Daniil is 5 years old, but he has spent more time in...

Banished Tibetan Lama Says He Was Warned by Russian Authorities

A prominent Tibetan lama who has been ordered out of Russia says...

Fired Teacher Not Alone as Gay Activists Push Back in St. Petersburg

In November, Anastasia was a well-respected teacher giving music classes at a...

Ukrainian Bloggers Hunt Down Russian Soldiers in War-Torn East

Since conflict broke out in eastern Ukraine a year ago, Russia has...

Miners Enter The Fray In Eastern Ukraine

The shrill wails of sirens resounded throughout Ukraine's eastern rust belt on...

Is New Orange Revolution Brewing In Ukraine?

Ukraine is still reeling from the massive demonstrations that gripped its capital...

Russia's Gay-Friendly Schoolteachers In The Crosshairs

Russia's escalating campaign against homosexuals has reached high schools, with at least...

Georgian Villagers Irate As Fence Goes Up On South Ossetia Boundary

With its gently rolling hills and sun-drenched orchards, the small Georgian village...

Humanitarian Crisis Deepens In Kyrgyzstan

The United Nations has called on governments around the world to provide...

CIS: Again And Again, Political Opposition Fails To Unite

Belarusian opposition activists are putting final touches on preparations for a congress...

Georgia: Uranium Case Underscores Nuke Safety Fears

Moscow and Tbilisi have traded harsh words after Georgia revealed it had...

Russia: 2006 -- A Year Of Muscle And Missteps

The past year was a watershed period for Russia. For the first...