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Why Russia Can Only Go Backward

Zhanna Nemtsova | Posted 12.28.2016 | Home
Zhanna Nemtsova

MOSCOW -- Perhaps the social apathy and the public's lack of interest in politics is a defense mechanism, people's way of responding to the flood of lies and aggression from the authorities. Nobody can figure out where the truth lies, and so it is best not to even go looking for it.

Russia's Ban on the Spread of 'Nontraditional Sexual Relations'

Lisa Chau | Posted 11.05.2013 | Home
Lisa Chau

It's a clear sign Putin is doing everything within his power to prevent a massive social controversy from occurring. In the end, it will be a surprise if all the political maneuvering and rhetoric has any effect on the Olympics.

Gerry Smith

U.S. Blames China And Russia For Stealing Secrets | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.03.2012 | Technology

The Chinese and Russian governments are aggressively stealing American military, technology and economic secrets by hacking into U.S. computer network...

The World's Richest Diamond Mines

24/7 Wall St. | Paul Ausick | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business

The global diamond mining industry may be one of the world’s best-kept secrets. Next to anything else having to do with diamonds, that is. The four ...

Is it Time to Send the Russian Army to Vancouver?

Matvey Ganapolskiy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Matvey Ganapolskiy

At the Vancouver Olympics, Evgeni Plushenko was not given the gold. Plushenko, whose feelings were hurt, told his wife, Yana Rudkovskaya, that he thought the figure skating world was "stopped."

Last Democratic Party in Russia Surrenders to Kremlin

Oleg Kozlovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Oleg Kozlovsky

Yabloko, the last registered democratic party in Russia has officially fractured after its recent adoption of a resolution that bans its members from participating in any form of opposition.