Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that surveillance conducted by the United States is needed to fight terrorism, but that the government should “limit the appetite” of the National Security Agency.
Speaking a news conference in Moscow, Putin said the NSA’s surveillance “isn’t a cause for joy, it’s not a cause …
Change ahead of Winter Olympics next year in Sochi
Torchbearer dies of heart attack as the Olympic flame makes its way to Sochi
The hand of U.S. diplomacy swept down over Ukraine this week with an odd bit of American largesse — a plastic bag of bread. Victoria Nuland, the assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, bore the bag on …
The government of Russian President Vladimir Putin has disbanded long-running state news agency RIA Novosti and reorganized it under a new, even more propagandistic operation — a sign, critics fear, of Putin’s deepening authoritarianism
Folded into new entity in effort to bolster Russia’s global image
To many Ukrainians, integration with Europe isn’t just about E.U. money but a commitment to E.U. standards of governance and social justice
Former Bolshoi Ballet star dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko was sentenced to six years in prison after a Moscow court found him and two other men guilty of carrying out a gruesome acid attack on the ballet’s artistic director.
Soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko received six years in prison for masterminding the attack
The former Soviet republic will initial EU accord in defiance of Russian pressure
Chilling video of tragic crash that killed all 50 onboard
All 50 aboard died when commercial plane exploded while trying to land
Three weeks after Nadezhda Tolokonnikova disappeared, Russia confirms she is being moved to a prison camp in Siberia