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US power in the Middle East is in decline, and American allies in the region are beginning to think of new alternatives to Washington.
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6 hrs ago | Russia Beyond the Headlines
In Russia, all kidnapping stories almost always sound alike: Someone went to Moscow, disappeared, and then showed up in a few months later.
10 hrs ago | EDGE
Russia's highest court ruled this week that the country's highly controversial "homosexual propaganda" law is constitutional, according to Russia & India Report.
12 hrs ago | Reuters
U.S. prosecutors have charged 49 current and former Russian diplomats and their family members with participating in a scheme to get health benefits intended for the poor by lying about their income.
16 hrs ago | Reuters
A unit of Russian security forces is training to fight Islamist militants battling in Syria on fears they may migrate from the Middle East conflict to join an insurgency in the North Caucasus, Chechnya's Kremlin-backed leader said.
The singer is backing the Human Rights Campaign's "Love Conquers Hate" initiative ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Between diplomatic headaches in Afghanistan and the Mideast, John Kerry spent happy hour Wednesday praising a wine-producing but poor Eastern European nation for resisting Russia's grasp.
"The #Arctic30 are here together in St Petersburg, happy but still only on bail for now," tweeted Greenpeace following the release of the demonstrators.
Six years in prison. That was the sentence handed down in Moscow on Tuesday to former Bolshoi Ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko.
A Moscow-based think tank monitoring xenophobia and extremism says ethnically motivated attacks continue apace in the country.
Despite a steady increase in living standards in Russia since the 1990s, many Russians report that they list poverty and helpless old age as scarier than death.
Behringer says Russians, unlike Germans, have no qualms about displaying the fruits of their business success.
An erupting volcano in Kamchatka, eastern Russia, is a vision of hell to match Mordor from The Lord of the Rings Spewing lava over half a mile into the air, this vision of hell looks like Mordor from The Lord of the Rings.
The Russian neo-Nazi who recently fled the country to avoid prosecution under "extremism" charges is back at his old tricks, allegedly luring gay men into an apartment under the guise of an online suitor, then beating, harassing, and intimidating his unwitting victims, while filming the supposed "confessions" of pedophilia and homosexuality to ... (more)
Anyone who switched on Russian TV recently might have been forgiven for thinking the Kremlin was relaxing its hard line on gays: Images of rainbow flags and a happy same-sex couple looking adoringly at their child flashed across the screen.
Federal-Mogul Corp. announced today that its Netherlands subsidiary Federal-Mogul Investments B.V. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a Russian bearings supplier.