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Russian Workers Protest Pussy Riot, Their Boss Explains Why

Simon Shuster | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Simon Shuster

In early October, the employees of Russia's largest ammonia manufacturer, TogliattiAzot, staged a demonstration against the members of Pussy Riot, who...

WATCH: Russian PM Calls Security Forces 'Jerks'

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

Russia's prime minister is in a spot of trouble this week after a controversial post-interview comment he made about the country's security forces was...

Lady Gaga Shows Love For Russian Prime Minister

AP | Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

MOSCOW — Lady Gaga has expressed "her gratitude" to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for opposing regional laws that make it a crime to pr...

Medvedev Defend Erosion Of His Legacy

AP | MAX SEDDON | Posted 02.06.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Friday defended the enactment of new laws that rolled back his own liberal agenda as Russia's previou...

Syria: Would Putin Pull a 'Pristina'?

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

In all the talk about escalating the effort to oust President Bashar al-Assad that has emerged following the re-election of President Barack Obama, there seems to be a notable void when it comes to considering what the Russian reaction might be.

Rocky Times Ahead for Obama and Putin

Fiona Hill | Posted 01.13.2013 | World
Fiona Hill

Putin is a victim of his own economic success. Prosperity and stability in the past decade helped create the new urban middle class, which now wants political change to match its economic achievements.

Russia Wants Facebook To Open An Office There

AP | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology

MOSCOW (AP) — Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg was in Moscow on Monday, where top officials were pressing him to expand the company's operations in Rus...

Mark Zuckerberg To Meet Russian PM Next Week

Posted 09.28.2012 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg is going to Moscow next week to meet with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, reports say. According to Forbes Russia, the Face...

Russian Prime Minister: Free Pussy Riot

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday called for three members of the punk band Pussy Riot to be freed, a sign that the w...

Candidate Romney: When To Keep Your Mouth Shut

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

If you're ever going to criticize a civilization's culture, make sure you don't do it in the presence of its enemies.

Putin's Not-So-New Cabinet

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin named a new Cabinet on Monday that retained some of the outgoing government's key figures but added a ...

Flailing NATO? Big Questions Surround Obama's Showcase Chicago Summit

William Bradley | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

There's a lot of confusion about the ballyhooed NATO Summit in Chicago, intended as a big boost to Obama's geopolitical leadership, showcased in his hometown. Here are some big outstanding questions about NATO's future.

Obama Cracks Jokes While Greeting High-Profile Guests

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

CAMP DAVID, Md. — Freedom of the press is a bit different at the G-8 summit. At Camp David, a highly secure compound in the woods ringed by lay...

Putin-Medvedev Tandem Back On Track

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | World

By Timothy Heritage and Gleb Bryanski MOSCOW, May 8 (Reuters) - Russia's lower house of parliament confirmed former president Dmitry M...

Dmitry Medvedev Presidency, As Seen On Twitter

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 07.07.2012 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — It was the end of an era, the kind of moment when a Twitter buff might unleash a barrage of 140-character spurts of sentiment, humor o...

Biden: Mitt Wants 'Collective Amnesia' On Foreign Policy

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden plans to defend the president's foreign policy -- and go after Mitt Romney's -- in a speech Thursday at New York University. ...

Hillary: Playing Roulette With the Russians

Ken Blackwell | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

In every way imaginable, this administration has telegraphed -- no, tweeted -- its weakness to the Russians. Based on our experience dealing with Russians -- at the top and the bottom levels -- they respect strength -- constancy and firmness. Let's see some of it.

Andrea Stone

Tea Party-Backed Rep: Obama Will 'Trade Away' Secrets In Second Term | Andrea Stone | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A freshman Republican congressman currently campaigning for his second term recently suggested that President Barack Obama will reveal s...

Karl Rove-Linked Group Uses James Bond To Mock Obama's Hot Mic Moment

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

A new James Bond-style advertisement from Karl Rove-linked super PAC American Crossroads takes aim at President Barack Obama's recent "hot mic" moment...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Obama's Russian Hot Mic Mishap

Posted 03.29.2012 | Comedy

President Obama was the latest victim of a hot mic this week at a nuclear summit in South Korea, but it was the person he was talking to, Russian Pres...

Obama's Doublespeak on Russian Missile Defense and Israel

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

How disappointing to discover that our president is simply yet another politician. And how worrisome to ponder what his policies on Israel will be once he has greater 'flexibility.'

Boehner Changes Tune On Obama's Hot Mic Comments

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Now that President Barack Obama is back on U.S. soil, the criticism of his remark to the Russians about postelection flexibility on...

Conspiring With Russia

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

The Russians are not our friends. No one wants a new Cold War to break out. President Obama's willingness to conspire with Dmitry Medvedev at a secret meeting raises the most serious questions about his character and his policy.

Boehner Defends Obama Against GOP Candidate's Criticism

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner defended President Barack Obama on Tuesday against recent comments made by Mitt Romney. Romney criticized Obama on Monda...

Medvedev: Romney Comment Smacks Of Hollywood

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

* Medvedev says Romney's remark evokes Cold War * Foreign Ministry dismisses it as campaign rhetoric * Lawmaker: US Repu...