Topic: Vladimir Putin
The discovery of the Russian spy network in the US indicates that the current Russian leadership is living in the past. To Moscow, the US is still an intelligence target, not a partner.
07/01/2010 05:46 pm
The Russian spy ring's alleged paymaster has disappeared, after he was initially arrested and released on bail on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. His escape could further test the recent 'reset' in US-Russia relations.
07/01/2010 11:42 am
Anna Chapman, called the femme fatale of a spy case with Cold War-style intrigue, is a self-styled entrepreneur who dabbled in real estate.
06/30/2010 02:46 pm
Russian spies arrest shouldn't negatively affect the US-Russia relationship, according to a source in the Russian Foreign Ministry.
06/30/2010 10:56 am
Actually, there could be limited fallout from the Russian spies case, some international experts say. For the most part, however, the ball is in Russia's court now.
06/29/2010 04:46 pm
Russian spies case is believed in Moscow to be a plot by US hawks to undermine the US-Russia relationship. It could also hurt Medvedev's chances of beating Putin, an ex-KGB agent, in 2012 elections.
06/29/2010 01:58 pm
Russian spies arrested in the US got a strong reaction from the Russian government. The ten people were allegedly acting as agents for Russian intelligence.
06/29/2010 10:12 am
Politically unstable Kyrgyzstan, which experienced a coup this spring, is home to a US air base that's critical to the war in Afghanistan. Russia is paying close attention. So should Washington.
06/24/2010 05:00 pm
To become a truly prosperous and democratic nation, Russia must be willing to abandon cultural obstacles to progress. Based on a meeting I had with Russia's president last month, Moscow may not be ready to do that.
06/24/2010 04:47 pm
Russian lawmakers are considering two bills that would give the FSB – the former KGB – sweeping powers against extremists. Critics cast it as a Soviet throwback that would enable the Kremlin to crack down on its opponents.
06/24/2010 04:10 pm