Topic: Denis Volkov
Former President Vladimir Putin, who announced yesterday that he will run again next year, is likely to win. But falling oil prices may create social discontent – and push him to make political reforms.
09/26/2011 02:40 pm
Russia's most wanted terrorist, Chechen Doku Umarov, warned Muscovites of an upcoming wave of suicide assaults. His video comes just two weeks after a suicide attack at Domodedovo airport.
02/07/2011 01:30 pm
Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man, faces at least seven additional years in prison on charges he stole millions of tons of oil while running Yukos oil company.
11/02/2010 03:30 pm
Russia ranked 154th on the annual Corruption Perceptions Index of 178 countries, sliding down eight spots from last year. A promised 'war on corruption' isn't yielding fruit.
10/27/2010 03:08 pm
A new poll finds that many Russians - particularly older, poorer, and more rural people – 'deeply regret' the collapse of the Soviet Union. How could that be?
12/23/2009 10:19 am
In a state-of-the-nation speech Thursday, Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev reviewed his own pet economic innovations but didn't criticize the tightly controlled political edifice
11/12/2009 12:00 am
The country is feeling unusually cheerful as it claims top spots in beauty, talent, and sports competitions.
05/14/2009 01:00 am
In a controversial bid to gain support, the ruling United Russia party has bolstered its ranks with eight Olympic medalists, a popular singer, and a prima ballerina from the Bolshoi Ballet.
08/05/2008 01:00 am