Topic: The Kremlin
In Sunday presidential elections, Ukraine appears poised to shift back toward Russia, just five years after the Orange Revolution. Polls show its pro-Western leader Viktor Yushchenko with only 3 percent support.
01/15/2010 11:07 am
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Signs of a thaw between Russia and Georgia include the reopening of one border post on the major Caucasus highway and a possible move to resume direct air links. Relations between Russia and Georgia behave been in a freeze since last year's war over breakaway Georgian territories.
12/28/2009 10:55 am
As the US escalates a new war in Afghanistan, it should consider how easy it is to mistake desperation for aggression.
12/23/2009 05:17 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
Russia, sidelined at the cold war’s end, has drafted a new security treaty that would give it more input and reduce tensions with NATO aspirants on its border, such as Georgia.
12/21/2009 12:09 pm
Activists of all political stripes are expected to more aggressively pursue their ideological adversaries by any means necessary in cyberspace. On Thursday, Twitter was attacked for a second time, with an unknown group called the Iranian Cyber Army claiming the strike.
12/18/2009 07:55 pm
In Russia, where public support for Kremlin attacks on oil tycoon Khodorkovsky is waning, there are two starkly different narratives. But both sides agree he was singled out for punishment.
12/18/2009 11:25 am
Russian officials handpick a ‘Golden 100’ group of young people to shake-up an aging bureaucracy.
12/17/2009 12:00 pm
The US, Poland status of forces pact signed Friday allows deployment of a missile defense system to go forward. An earlier proposal for a more robust missile system had drawn the ire of Russia.
12/11/2009 04:25 pm