He says he was forced to stand guard as others were tortured and killed.
A former citizen of the Soviet Union contrasts American elections with those in her former homeland.
One woman has never forgotten the stranger who helped her return to safety in a divided city.
Readers write about whether or not Barack Obama is really a socialist.
A new documentary tells story of how the national tradition of singing helped unite the masses against the Soviet occupation.
After years as a wallflower, the plant is turning heads once again.
Readers write about the pen pals they found through the Monitor's old Mail Bag column.
Decades of neglect, outdated technology, and an ineffective conscript system reduced the capabilities of the Russian Army.