The meteor that exploded over Russia was much smaller than the asteroid that will buzz Earth Friday. But it shows how destructive Earth impacts can be – and how unexpected.
Saying their website should not be involved with any sort of campaigns, IKEA removed a picture from their Russian site which showed people in colorful ski masks sitting on IKEA furniture.
Russian officials say the nuclear submarine fire, which began yesterday, did not cause any radiation leaks.
12/30/2011 10:09 am
In 4.5-hour live TV show, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said he thought protest ribbons were condoms. Putin also suggested Moscow street protesters were paid to be there.
12/15/2011 02:03 pm
Moscow's new drug czar, Viktor Ivanov, claims Russia is being flooded with cheap heroin and charges that the US and its NATO allies in Afghanistan are reluctant to pursue a drug war that could drive poppy farmers into the arms of the Taliban.
05/19/2010 06:45 pm
While the BRICs are four emerging economic powerhouses (Brazil, Russia, India, China), post-financial crisis differences are creating problems, says some analysts. Will today's summit mend those rifts or widen them?
04/15/2010 01:50 pm
In a first, the games will range across Russian as well as Chinese territory near Khabarovsk in the far east.
07/22/2009 01:00 am
At conference in Siberia, leaders of Russia, China, India, and Iran float idea of new 'supranational' currency. China offers $10 billion to neighbors.
06/16/2009 01:00 am
Medvedev launches a new blog just as the Kremlin cracks down on Internet free speech in Russia.
04/24/2009 01:00 am
Control of roads and rural areas vexes coalition effort.
12/19/2008 12:00 am