Sergei Protazanov's killing in March was the latest in a series of violent attacks targeting journalists.
Opposition candidates are crying foul at official results from Sunday's controversial mayoral elections in Sochi, Russia, the venue of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Medvedev launches a new blog just as the Kremlin cracks down on Internet free speech in Russia.
The two nuclear powers continue to bicker over NATO war games, nuclear weapons, and fighter jets in Kyrgyzstan.
The country is under the harsh, one-man rule of Ramzan Kadyrov, who wears a track suit, keeps a pet tiger, and urges men to take second wives.
Along the border with South Ossetia, villagers say Russian tanks have recently arrived – their barrels aimed squarely at Georgia.
Is the Russian president making a peace offering to liberals by choosing Novaya Gazeta, four of whose journalists have lost their lives after probing corruption and human rights abuses?
Embattled President Saakashvili has accused Russians of financing a popular movement to oust him.
Some advocate inviting Russia to join. Russian President Medvedev wants a new security architecture that includes his country.