| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:14 PM
U.S.-Russian relations have been deteriorating since President Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin last year and began ratcheting up anti-American rhetoric that has played into "old stereotypes about the Cold War,” President Obama said at a White...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
MOSCOW — A candidate favored by the Kremlin, acting Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, held a narrow lead Sunday in his bid for a full term at the helm of Russia's capital, exit polls showed.
The tense and dramatic race drew international attention because...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
MOSCOW--A Kremlin-favored candidate declared victory in Sunday's election for mayor of Moscow, although an independent monitoring group questioned whether he received enough votes to avoid a runoff.
Shortly after midnight Sunday, acting Mayor Sergei...
| Sep 12, 2013
For more than a decade — after he replaced Boris Yeltsin in the Kremlin and even during the time he had to serve as prime minister under his protege, Dmitry Medvedev — Russian President Vladimir Putin has systematically and consistently...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:14 PM
As I read Vlad's op-ed in The New York Times, a Judy Collins tune kept replaying in my head: "Isn't it rich? Isn't it queer?"
The song, actually written by Stephen Sondheim, is "Send in the Clowns" and seems an apt soundtrack for current events. As we'...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Russian Proton-M rocket that blew up seconds after blastoff Tuesday destroyed three satellites worth $200 million, spurred authorities to indefinitely delay two other launches this month and damaged the image of Russia’s lucrative commercial...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:45 AM
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tobacco restrictions came into force in Russia on Saturday which President Vladimir Putin hopes will create a healthier workforce and help reverse a population decline, but they face stiff opposition in a country where four in ten...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Russian film and TV studio Glavkino has revealed its first film production slate, and its plan for a $100 million expansion of its studio facilities.
Glavkino CEO Ilya Bachurin presented the latest developments for the company, which was set up in...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
President Pressures Biz
President Pranab Mukherjee is urging the film industry to provide positive values following rising reports of rapes of minors. Speaking at the National Film Awards in Delhi May 3, Mukherjee said, "The recent incidents of...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
World War II lingers for Russia and Japan. Nearly 68 years after the fighting ended, the two Asian powers have yet to sign a peace treaty.
That could change now that the leaders of both countries have solid nationalist credentials and could pull off...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney recently called Russia “without question, our number one geopolitical foe” while criticizing President Barack Obama for remarks he made to the Russian president about missile defense that were unwittingly...