Topic: Vladimir Lenin
Russians must face up to Lenin’s brutal legacy – as Germans did Hitler’s.
03/15/2011 11:30 am
What's the true test of a revolution's success? The new constitution. Unfortunately, Egypt’s military assigned a commission of experts, not elected representatives of the people, to draft a new constitution – threatening to derail reforms those in Tahrir Square fought so hard to win.
03/07/2011 04:00 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/04
The body of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin has been on display in downtown Moscow for 87 years. A growing number of Russians appear finally willing to bury him.
01/28/2011 01:12 pm
Ken Follett’s “Century Trilogy” is off to a strong start with "Fall of Giants" – a massive, compelling story of World War I.
12/09/2010 10:27 am
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio narrowly escaped two plane crashes en route to a five-day tiger summit hosted by Putin, who is no stranger to derring-do himself.
11/24/2010 11:31 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/23
Mario Vargas Llosa is the first Latin American to win the honored literary prize in 12 years. Of the 102 awards presented since 1901, only eight have gone to Latin American writers.
10/07/2010 03:47 pm
Family history and university training in left-wing anti-colonial theory may explain President Obama's general perspective. But connect-the-dots speculation is too simplistic.
10/04/2010 03:05 am
Monitor correspondent Scott Peterson offers readers a comprehensive understanding of Iran.
09/13/2010 07:05 am