Topic: Vladimir Lenin
A Moscow court's ruling that curbs artistic expression, as well as fresh legislation to strengthen the KGB's successor and limit rights of public assembly, appear to some Russians to presage a broader crackdown.
07/16/2010 04:10 pm
Two Russian art curators were found guilty, after a 14 month trial, of violating Russia's tough hate-speech law. Some say the verdict protects religious values, but others decry it as censorship.
07/12/2010 10:49 am
The Soviet Union produced the most effective and successful propaganda machine in the history of mankind. Have other movements followed its lead?
06/17/2010 09:34 am
Birobidzhan, in the Jewish Autonomous Region of Russia's far east, drew Yiddish-speaking Jews before Stalin turned on it. Refugees are beginning to return from Israel.
06/07/2010 04:13 pm
Ukraine recently agreed to extend Russia's naval base lease for its Black Sea Fleet until 2042. One visit to Sevastopol, the port in Ukraine where the fleet is based, and it's immediately clear why Russia would be loathe to ever give up the base.
05/19/2010 02:41 pm
This year's Red Square parade - which included soldiers from four NATO countries, including the US - was the most elaborate since the collapse of the Soviet Union almost 20 years ago.
05/09/2010 02:20 pm
The West could help solve Africa's energy dilemma by offering the right incentives for its nations to build green energy projects rather than coal plants.
04/15/2010 02:45 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/21
Shunned for Western cars after the Iron Curtain was lifted, the iconic car is back.
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