| Apr 22, 2015
| 2:20 PM
Inside Russia, this should have been labeled "NEWSBREAK: Some long-unpaid workers found an untraditional way to at least talk truth to power."
Which is to say, it appears someone finally got through to Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. But appearances can be...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 8:24 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday cleared the way for delivery of sophisticated air defense systems to Iran with a decree that U.S. officials warned could disrupt the emerging deal to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons.
| Apr 12, 2015
| 5:21 AM
Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected 2,000 years ago.
Roman Catholics and Protestants marked Easter last Sunday, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Eastern...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 4:26 AM
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday that Vietnam is close to agreeing a free trade deal with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union.
He predicted that Russia's annual trade with Vietnam could increase by fourfold to $10 billion over...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:30 PM
PARIS -- Ever since Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was gunned down while walking with a girlfriend near Moscow's Red Square last week, there has been rampant international speculation about who's responsible for the murder.
Why is everyone in...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:44 AM
New Russian road safety regulations bar transsexuals, transvestites and others with sexual "disorders" from driving, ostensibly for medical reasons.
The new regulations have been criticized by rights activists, who see them as unconstitutional and...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Talk about poking the bear with a sharp stick. Ukraine's parliament overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to rile Russian President Vladimir Putin by moving to join NATO. If that happens, another of Russia's neighbors would come under the protective umbrella of...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Irina Fedulova and her husband have repaid more than one-third of their $150,000 housing loan, but they owe more than when they started, thanks to the collapse of the Russian ruble.
The loan was in dollars but “our salaries are in rubles, and we...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:15 PM
With President Barack Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys.
The news has been so wretched...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine.
| May 30, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Olympic bobsled champion Alexander Zubkov has been hospitalized after confronting attackers who entered the courtyard of his Moscow home and began smashing the Mercedes-Benz he received for winning two gold medals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.