Bribery and corruption have become so commonplace in Vladimir Putin's Russia that one economist said it's "not a problem but a business." How did things get so bad?
A 2015 poll found that more than 80 percent of Russians have negative opinions about the United States. What gives? The answer is wrapped in a long history of tension between the two countries.
Could a world leader with as much power as Vladimir Putin really be headed for a toppling in the near future? Trace examines the arguments some are making for exactly that.
The vessel, found by salvage divers who specialize in unusual finds, dates back to the Czarist era. Continue reading →
Ever mindful of their touchy history living under the thumb of the Soviet Union, do the Baltic states have anything to fear from modern-day Russia?
Three astronauts arrived at the International Space Station today (July 22), kicking off an orbital stay that was delayed nearly two months by an unmanned cargo-mission failure.
Russia has opened an amusement park just outside Moscow that's chock full of fun and games, such as tanks, rocket-propelled grenades, and surface-to-air missiles. What's the real goal behind 'Patriot Park'?
With tensions rising between Russia and NATO, some say it might be the start of a second Cold War. Are we?
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