Telegram Besieged
  Russian Federation

A case initiated by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) against Telegram messenger last summer was the Russian authorities’ first demonstrative attack on digital privacy. It was meant to send a signal…

A Case of Two Stamps
  Russian Federation

On 4 January 2018, two men, both Russian nationals, were legally married in Copenhagen, Denmark. On 25 January 2018, after returning to Moscow, they went to a district department of internal affairs…

Malicious Intent
  Russian Federation

*This article is an updated version of the original piece published here on 20 July. A week later, the events unfolded in an unexpected manner. The Russian government is testing new criminal…