The Oligarch's Riviera, a constellation of playgrounds for billionaires and fantasists, does exist, but it is not the whole story.
Regardless of the motive, the shooting of controversial Brazilian ex-referee Arturo Godoi should remind sports fans everywhere it's getting tougher to tell the difference between competition and entertainment.
Thieves By Law delivers a stunning intimate picture of three major mafia honchos -- closer and more complete than I have ever seen.
Mikhail Gorbachev is still a man who strides the global stage -- and maintains a keen interest in domestic politics. I spoke to him about power, presidents, Putin and life after Raisa.
We must recognize that we have been violated by experts and leaders. What's needed is a proper cleansing of social misdeed through outrage.
In Russia, economic health and political stability are intertwined to a degree that is rarely encountered in other major industrialized economies.
Amid the financial crisis sweeping through Russia, the oligarchs, the country's financial elite, are faced with a dilemma they did not anticipate a mere year ago: how not to go broke?
The city which hosts the Olympics in 2014 and becomes a showcase of Russian international standing over the next five years is up for grabs. That elevates the mayoral election in a small resort town of Sochi to the national level.
The United States needs to demand clear results from Moscow: meaningful cooperation on the Iranian nuclear issue, anti-terrorism, non-proliferation and the spread of nuclear materials.
In a trial that begins today, Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev are facing new charges of embezzling and laundering more than $20 billion.
Instead of increasing the investment of average people in the stability of the system by, say, making elections fairer and more frequent, the Kremlin is moving in the opposite direction.
Anna Politkovskaya was a prominent Russian journalist. She investigated police and army brutality and supported victims of terrorism. She went where misery was too great for people to bear.
I would not have not paid as much attention to this international press tidbit, nor believed it if it wasn't for my French Dr. calling with an amazing...
America's dollar problem comes from America counterfeiting its own currency and calling that GDP growth. As a result of this hoax we will see an escal...