Russia

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The recipients of the 2016 Right Livelihood Awards —more commonly known as "alternative Nobel Prizes"—include a Turkish newspaper, an Egyptian feminist, a Russian activist, and the renowned Syria Civil Defense team, the Right Livelihood Award Foundation announced on Thursday. This year marks the first time the organization's award has gone to a...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
On the heels of U.S.-led airstrikes that killed scores of Syrian soldiers, the...
Jon Queally, staff writer
An emergency U.N. Security Council meeting was called and an already tenuous...