Russian officials handpick a ‘Golden 100’ group of young people to shake-up an aging bureaucracy.
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.
THE FIRST COUPLE: Despite criticism earlier this fall for his selection of jeans at a baseball game, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, looking stylish in this Feb. 22 photo while attending a dinner with the nation's governors, are routinely recognized for their good fashion choices. Okay, so mostly Michelle, but Barack looks pretty dapper in his tux!
After a Russian nightclub fire killed 113 people in Perm, a national day of mourning and allegations that corruption fed the tragedy.
The US and Russia are pledging to maintain the provisions of the 1991 START pact. But even with the best intentions, the path to cooperation is not always smooth.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, theoretically his country's No. 2 leader, gave a lengthy talk Thursday that did nothing to dim speculation he plans to run again for president.
Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky sued police for corruption, then died while in police custody. Is the investigation ordered by President Dmitry Medvedev a sign of tougher anti-corruption policy?
Is Medvedev the lapdog of Putin? Or is he biting his mentor's ankles? No one knows, which makes taking sides a dangerous guessing game, particularly for the White House.
Despite efforts of Medvedev and Putin, Russia corruption forces businesses to add as much as 40 percent to production costs.