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.
The two leaders met in London Wednesday.
The crowded race for Sochi mayor may signal a backlash against Putin's 'managed democracy.'
Obama's outreach to Iran lifts hopes that the US and Russia can find more common ground in their bids to get Iran to curtail its nuclear program.