A Spanish court on Monday indicted a senior Venezuelan official as a leader of the terror organization ETA, further undercutting Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's credentials as a mediator for the Libyan conflict.
The former secret agent has launched a flashy website to promote a sprouting career. Anna Chapman's potential bid for Russian parliament is rumored to have backing from Vladimir Putin's political party.
In weekend voting for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics mascot, Russians chose a wide-eyed, snowboard-toting leopard. But many claim the vote was rigged to ensure Prime Minister Putin's favored mascot would win.