Movie Review: ‘Spies of Warsaw’

April 4, 2013, 5:10 am

In the early 1930s, Poland was in a tight spot geographically. It was sandwiched between Germany and the Soviet Union.

‘Gate to Hell’ Found in Turkey, 3 Other ‘Gates of Hell’ Locations (+Videos)

April 3, 2013, 9:27 am

Gate to Hell found: Scientists recently found a cave known as the “gate to hell” in ancient Greco-Roman mythology. At least three other places in the world are known by [...]

Russia Builds PR for Turkey’s First Nuclear Plant

April 3, 2013, 7:00 am

Overshadowed by Chernobyl and Fukushima, Russian power corporation tries to build PR ahead of constructing Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Cyprus Bank Collapse Hits Ukrainian Investors

March 28, 2013, 2:43 pm

Cyprus Banks: Russian investors aren’t the only ones burned by Cyprus’s banking troubles. Ukrainians also kept billions in Cypriot accounts—some are now considering Swiss [...]

Missing Soldier Found 33 Years Later

March 6, 2013, 10:57 am

Missing soldier found after 33 years was living as a healer in Afghanistan. Tales of long-lost soldiers reemerging are to be found in Japan, the United States, and elsewhere.

Doubt and Clan Politics in Russian Cyberspace

March 3, 2013, 2:45 pm

Why do Russian elites seem to be suffering so many sleepless nights in Putin’s third term?

World’s Largest Yacht Docked in New York City (+Photos)

February 20, 2013, 2:33 pm

The largest private yacht in the world, the Eclipse, owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, remained at a pier in New York City this week.

Meteorite Explodes Over Russia, Hundreds Injured (+Videos)

February 15, 2013, 12:00 pm

A meteorite exploded over Russia’s Urals region on Friday, creating a impact wave that left around 1,000 people injured and blew out windows, Russia media reported.

Migrant Workers Exploited by Russia for Sochi Olympics, Report Says

February 6, 2013, 4:50 pm

Scores of migrant workers helping construction and building efforts for the Winter Olympics in Sochi are being exploited, a rights group said.

Human Rights in Russia, Worst Since Soviet Era, Says Rights Group

February 1, 2013, 1:38 pm

Russia experienced its worst year in terms of human rights in since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, a rights group said.

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