Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.
After a Russian newspaper disclosed that a double agent exposed the Russian spy ring working in the US, the head of Russia's intelligence agency could be on his way out the door.
Russian reporter Mikhail Beketov, who lost a leg and three fingers to unidentified assailants in 2008, suffered one of many attacks connected to a controversial development project in Khimki Forest.
George W. Bush's 'Decision Points' memoir is attracting global scrutiny. Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder disputes that he initially offered support for the invasion of Iraq.
Saturday's brutal beating of Oleg Kashin highlights not only a withering of press freedom in Russia but also a broader effort to silence dissent ahead of 2012 elections.
While Forbes magazine still terms President Obama the 'Leader of the Free World,’ the title of most powerful now goes to China's Hu Jintao.
The Kremlin is embracing the Internet, heralding online participation as 'direct democracy.' This might seem like a progressive step for Russia. In reality, it’s just a smokescreen – the guise of free society without real political process or representation.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man, faces at least seven additional years in prison on charges he stole millions of tons of oil while running Yukos oil company.
One of five members of the Air Force Academy Wings of Blue parachute team jumps into the Rocket Garden at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex which is celebrating Air Force Week. The Air Force Week program offers men and women of the United States Air Force the unique opportunity to share their experiences with members of the local community.
Mikhail Kasyanov tells Americans how he traveled the road from prime minister to Vladimir Putin to an outspoken leader of the Russian political opposition. His story of life inside the Kremlin reveals much about the enigmatic Putin.