Russian soldiers tell the BBC their stories of escape from the war in Ukraine.
They dream of serving their country but have to face mismanagement, violence, extortion and no easy ways to quit.
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BBC tells the stories of men who had been drafted to fight in Russia's war in Ukraine despite being exempt from the military service.
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Russian men explain how they are trying to resist Vladimir Putin's call-up of 300,000 military reservists.
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Many Russians now consider fleeing abroad, rather than being called up to the military. But it is unclear what the criteria for partial mobilisation are…
Military experts note that Ukrainian armed forces have the initiative, but call for caution.
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Russian soldiers share accounts of inadequate equipment and staffing after their retreat in north-eastern Ukraine.
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Since the Russian invasion, power in Ukraine has been concentrated in the hands of president Zelensky. Could it signal a turn towards authoritarianism?
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What you need to know about one of Russia’s leading opposition figures, Yevgeny Roizman.
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The BBC has been able to establish that Russia has lost hundreds of elite military specialists, whose training took years of effort, and millions of…
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A reflection on Mikhail Gorbachev's legacy.
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FSB case files indicate the reporter is being prosecuted for his journalism, not for treason.
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