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Putin the Terrible: Understanding Russia's New Tsar

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 10.03.2015 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

Putin may be a child of the KGB but he is also a son of mother Russia and he has an uncanny knack for knowing what characteristics Russians want to see in their leaders.

USSR 2.0 From Grozny to Moscow

Evgeniya Melnikova | Posted 02.03.2015 | World
Evgeniya Melnikova

When the darkness came on the night of December 4th, Islamist militants attacked the capital of Chechnya-Grozny. They seized a publishing house and later moved to an empty school. At least 10 policemen were killed, about 28 were injured during a long shootout.

Deadly Suicide Bombing In Chechnya, Russian News Agencies Report

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, Oct 5 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least five police officers and wounded 12 others on Sunday during...

Putin's Reincarnation as a Statesman

Allan Topol | Posted 11.19.2013 | World
Allan Topol

Our leaders, President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry, must never forget the character of this man whom they are counting on to rescue them from the Syrian quagmire. Mr. Putin is no white knight.

Molly O'Toole

Boston Suspects Tied To Conflict-Torn Region | Molly O'Toole | Posted 04.19.2013 | World

"I don't have a single American friend, I don't understand them." The words of Tamerlan Tzarnaev, 26, in a Boston University student magazine profi...

WATCH: Fire Engulfs Chechnya's Tallest Building

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

GROZNY, Russia, April 3 (Reuters) - A 45-storey building in the middle of Grozny meant to showcase the regeneration of the capital of Russia's Chech...

Chechnya: International Flight Leaves Grozny Airport For First Time In 15 Years

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The first international flight to leave conflict-hit Chechnya in 15 years has taken off from the airport in Grozny....

Obama Does Moscow, and Vice Versa

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

Unlike most of the rest of Europe, Russia is hardly in the grips of Obamamania. He's certainly more popular than George W. Bush or John McCain, but that's damning with faint praise.

Russian Ends Chechnya Counter-Terrorism Operation

RIA Novosti | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW, April 16 (RIA Novosti) - The counter-terrorism operation that was launched in Russia's volatile republic of Chechnya in 1999 finished at midni...