Thirty, 20 or even 10 years from now, will historians write that the unbridled zeal of the National Security Agency fatally undermined U.S. leadership in the Information Age and the creation of a truly global Internet?
President Vladimir Putin is turning to Barack Obama for help protecting the costliest Winter Games ever from attacks by Islamic extremists, including hundreds of battle-hardened jihadists now fighting in Syria.
A Russian court denied bail to Greenpeace activists arrested for protesting against Arctic oil drilling even after prosecutors dropped a piracy case against them in favor of a lesser charge of hooliganism.
Suleiman Kerimov amassed a net worth of $18 billion betting mainly on shares of companies controlled by Vladimir Putin only to gamble away the bulk of that on Morgan Stanley and other banks during the global financial crisis.
President Bashar al-Assad’s fate shouldn’t be the focus of an international conference to end Syria’s civil war because his removal would undermine the chemical disarmament process, a senior Russian lawmaker said.
Defaults on loans provided under state guarantees at the height of Russia’s record slump four years ago are setting off alarms among officials over the risk- laden program, according to the Finance Ministry.
Russian investigators probed yesterday’s suicide bombing that killed six bus passengers in Volgograd as the southern region was placed on high alert hours before President Vladimir Putin met Muslim clerics.