Articles by Alexander Velikanov



Ecovillages Seek to Recapture the Natural Life

The settlers want a simpler life for their families, but getting permission to build permanent houses on their land has been difficult.

Yamadayev Survives Shooting

Isa Yamadayev, a Chechen pro-Moscow opposition politician, said Wednesday that he was attacked in his Moscow apartment a day earlier, and investigators said a suspect had been detained.

Community Service May Replace Jail Terms

The Justice Ministry has proposed expanding the use of community service as an alternative to jail terms to help lessen the burden on the country’s prison system.

Draw Khodorkovsky and Win a Trip to N.Y.

For some, Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s second trial is a sham. For others, it is justice.

Russia, U.S. Join Forces On Klebnikov Murder

The Prosecutor General’s Office has agreed to join forces with the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the 2004 killing of U.S. journalist Paul Klebnikov in Moscow, prosecutors said Tuesday.