Topic: Alexei Malashenko
A major militant attack on the Chechen parliament is raising doubts about Kremlin-backed Ramzan Kadyrov's boasts that he's pacified Chechnya.
10/19/2010 01:40 pm
Russia may back tougher, US-sponsored Iran sanctions, but it still expects to finish building the Bushehr nuclear power plant and selling Iran advanced weapons systems.
05/21/2010 01:31 pm
Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev appeared to confirm Thursday he had lost control of the country's armed forces as former ally Roza Otunbayeva took charge of a provisional Kyrgyz government.
04/08/2010 12:38 pm
Chechen warlord Doku Umarov claimed responsibility for the Moscow metro bombings that killed 39 people earlier this week and threatened more attacks. Is Umarov leading a Chechen version of Hamas?
04/01/2010 11:09 am
An Islamist insurgency is now spreading beyond Chechyna to the entire patchwork of republics known as the north Caucasus.
02/12/2010 04:04 pm
Ties may be fraying: Russia announced another delay in Bushehr, the Iran nuclear plant it is building, and has refused to fulfill a contract to supply advanced missiles.
11/17/2009 12:00 am
Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, the Kremlin-backed president of Ingushetia, is the fourth government official in the North Caucasus targeted this month.
06/22/2009 01:00 am
US rebuilds ties with Central Asian nation to secure new military supply routes.
02/04/2009 12:00 am
The war broadened Monday as Russian troops moved beyond rebel provinces into Georgia proper.
08/12/2008 01:00 am
The new president, a savvy lawyer who likes Led Zeppelin, faces rising corruption and decaying national infrastructure.
05/07/2008 01:00 am
Who would foreigners like to see at the helm of the world's superpower – a Republican or Democrat?
01/02/2008 12:00 am