The death of Bulgarian writer Georgi Markov in 1978 raises questions about Europe's lingering ties to communism.
Seizing on the conflict in Georgia, East European countries are pushing for strong measures against an aggressive Moscow they say they know all too well.
JP Morgan Chase & Co. downgrades Russian stocks as government looks set to nationalize private steel and oil companies.
Spielberg can certainly work up an action sequence, but this by-the-numbers installment is a little too pushily 'iconic.'
Russia's new president loves Deep Purple, shuns alcohol.
Charges against two men, one of whom worked for oil giant and joint venture TNK-BP, may be part of an effort to increase Russia's control over oil resources.
The Putin generation is often worldly, optimistic, and enthusiastic about democracy – as they define it.
The race to replace Vladimir Putin officially starts Saturday, but Mr. Putin's handpicked successor has declined to campaign or publicly debate his opponents.