Topic: Alexei Simonov
Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to send troops to Ukraine drew mass support on the streets of Moscow. Small anti-war protests were broken up with 361 arrests.
Friends and colleagues of Soviet dissident Yelena Bonner, who died in Boston over the weekend, say today it's possible to work within the system – meaning true dissidents are rare.
06/20/2011 04:25 pm
While Russian President Dmitry Medvedev came into office advocating political and cultural reforms, so far he hasn't delivered significant change.
02/18/2011 02:39 pm
Russian reporter Mikhail Beketov, who lost a leg and three fingers to unidentified assailants in 2008, suffered one of many attacks connected to a controversial development project in Khimki Forest.
11/10/2010 12:04 pm