Topic: Steve Gutterman
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake in Iran struck near the Bushehr power plant, but company officials report no damage. The Iran earthquake was felt in countries across the Persian Gulf.
Pussy Riot to prison colony: Two members of the band Pussy Riot were each transferred from a Moscow jail Maria Alekhina was sent to a prison colony in the Urals and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was sent to a prison colony in Mordovia.
Thousands marched in Moscow in defiance of police raids on opposition leaders' homes and new fines for public disorder. 'All power to the people!' changed Russian protesters.
On Monday, 5,000 protesters chanted "Russia without Putin." More protests are planned Wednesday night in Moscow over election rigging by Vladimir Putin's United Russia party.
12/07/2011 09:30 am
Under pressure after Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's party won only a slim majority in parliament on Sunday and the opposition staged its biggest protest in Moscow for years, Putin responded by promising changes.
12/06/2011 08:49 am
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said he wants to 'punish those guilty' for the failures of the Phobos-Grunt space probe and other space mishaps that have embarrassed Russia.
12/02/2011 04:11 pm
Russia's Phobos-Grunt probe, which was supposed to fly to one of Mars's moons and return with a soil sample, broke down shortly after launch and is now uselessly orbiting Earth. Is Russia's space industry on the verge of collapse?
11/22/2011 02:54 pm