Veteran Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad writes about mending the broken heart of Chechnya.
Forming a single binational state is among the alternatives being raised to the two-state solution.
Readers write about Russia's intervention in Georgia and shifting taxes to promote conservation.
Radovan Karadzic appears Friday to answer to charges of war crimes in the 1990s.
Tuesday, after invoking Kosovo to recognize two separatist republics, Russia changed its tack.