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Great Patriotic War

Celebrating Victory Day Beyond The Red Square Parade & Glinting Gold Medals

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 07.09.2014 | World
Tinatin Japaridze

Victory Day marks the end of the Great Patriotic War after Germany's surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945.

The Slow Thaw of the Cold War

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 03.19.2014 | World
Stephen D. Smith

Open borders, open markets, open McDonald's, Prada and Ferrari in Moscow, and one would think the melt and merge was complete. But any attempt at East-West assimilation stopped right there. What I understood more than anything is that the thaw relies on the West just as mush as the Russians themselves.

Medvedev Orders Precise Soviet WWII Death Toll

AP | IRINA TITOVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday ordered officials to determine the precise Soviet death toll in World War ...