• Interviews

    To be honest, not necessarily interviews – also roughly edited discussions with people who know Russia.

    Energy and logging companies often run roughshod over Indigenous peoples in Russia, in the search for profit.

    ‘There is a competition for the land, between business, between state, between communities and between Indigenous peoples – and of course Indigenous peoples are the weakest part of that… and the irony is Indigenous peoples need much more land than everybody else”

    Dmitry Berezhkov is former Vice President of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East (RAIPON).

    I first asked Dmitry what he considers the main problems facing Indigenous peoples in Russia.

    Published January 2016


    Show me the money; expert on corruption Professor Leon Kosals talks to me about giving and taking (illegally) in Russia.

    Published December 2015