The Nobel Prize-winning writer gave voice to millions imprisoned in Stalin's Gulag. He died Sunday.
Natasha defended Americans when I felt inclined to criticize them.
Russia's president agreed today to lead the ruling party, which commands a 70 percent parliamentary majority, once he steps down next month.
European objections keep Georgia, Ukraine off membership track, but US plans for missile-defense program in Europe gets an endorsement.
An insider’s view of culture and politics in 20th-century Russia.
Solomon Volkov offers an insider's view of the struggle between culture and politics in 20th-century Russia.
Gazprom rattled the European Union by cutting – then restoring –Ukraine's gas supply this week.