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Apr 13, 2012

Caucasian Knot is crucial source of independent reporting

In “A Brave and Independent Russian Editor,” The Nation (April 9, 2012) profiles Gregory Shvedov, founder and editor of NED grantee Caucasian Knot (Kavkazkii Uzel). :: MORE

Feb 17, 2012

NED VP Authors Book on Youth Politics

Nadia Diuk, NED vice president of programs in Africa, Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Caribbean, is the author of the newly-released book, The Next Generation in Russia, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan: Youth, Politics, Identity, and Change. :: MORE

Dec 23, 2011

Association GOLOS Turns to the Judicial System to Address Extrajudicial Harassment

In the lead-up to Russia’s December 2011 parliamentary elections, NED grantee Association GOLOS, a Moscow-based independent election monitor and publisher of the newspaper Grazhdansky Golos (Civil Voice), found itself operating in an increasingly hostile environment. :: MORE

Dec 14, 2011

NED VP Nadia Diuk to speak on “Russia in Crisis” at DC World Affairs Council

NED VP Nadia Diuk to speak on “Russia in Crisis” at DC World Affairs Council  on Thursday, December 15th. :: MORE

Nov 10, 2011

New Books Highlight Questions of Identity

NED partners authored books on Turkey and Azerbaijan this fall examining questions of identity in the region. :: MORE

Oct 17, 2011

Russian Chechen Friendship Society highlighted in Washington Post

The Russian Chechen Friendship Society (RCFS), a NED grantee, is highlighted in “U.S. reset with Russia at new stage as officials meet with human rights activists,” in The Washington Post. :: MORE

Aug 11, 2011

Grantee Speaks out Against Illegal Property Seizures in Azerbaijan

The Institute of Peace and Democracy (IPD), a NED grantee since 2002, is in the spotlight as founder Leyla Yunus protests government seizures and demolitions of private property in Azerbaijan.  :: MORE

Jun 20, 2011

NED Mourns the Loss of Yelena Bonner

NED mourns the death of Yelena G. Bonner, prominent Russian voice for human rights and tireless campaigner along with her late husband Dr. Andrei Sakharov against Soviet totalitarianism. :: MORE

Jun 1, 2011

In the Washington Post, NED mentioned in Interview with Tom Melia

Why is NED so effective? This interview with Tom Melia points to one important reason: NED has a flexibility and responsiveness that traditional bureaucracies find hard to match.  :: MORE

May 31, 2011

Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: Implications for U.S. Policy

On May 3, 2011, the Kennan Institute and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation hosted a day-long conference on “Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: Implications for U.S. Policy." :: MORE