Two suicide bombings in a Russian city are stoking fear about the Sochi Winter Olympics. The most likely mastermind is a Chechen field commander who wants to humiliate Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin.
A second suicide bomb in as many days in the Russian city of Volgograd stirs fears of a stepped-up terrorism campaign targeting the Sochi Olympics, now a month away.
A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people in the Russian city of Volgograd. Early reports say the attacker was a woman – perhaps a 'black widow' from Dagestan.
The freed Pussy Riot band members promise to continue challenging authority while turning their attention to reforming Russia's penal system.
A Beijing municipality builds in the Russian Orthodox style, thumbing its nose at a central government crackdown on lavish public works.
After release today, the first order of business for Russian Pussy Riot band members is to denounce Vladimir Putin and his rule.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky's unexpected release, on the heels of a large-scale amnesty for Russia's well-known prisoners, may just be image burnishing in preparation for Sochi Olympics. Or not?
President Putin announced Thursday that jailed former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky will soon be pardoned. But he is not likely to unify Russia’s beleaguered opposition for now.
The Russian president's bombshell announcement about Mikhail Khodorkovsky follows a general amnesty that would free members of the punk rock group Pussy Riot.
President Obama is one of several world leaders planning to skip the Sochi Olympic ceremonies in a low key but pointed criticism of Russia's increasing hostility to LGBT citizens.