Obama's ambassador to Moscow has gotten a rude welcome in Putin's Russia. But he's not going to take it anymore.
After a week of soul-searching and post-mortems of "the revolution," the final anti-Putin rally felt like the closing chord of a long and ebullient improvisation.
Putin cracks down on Moscow's protesters before the victory tears are dry on his face.
Once again, it all comes down to Putin versus himself.
It might be just coincidence that Moscow is messing with opposition media as a shaky Putin looks toward the elections, but it’s beginning to look a lot like a nasty pattern.
With 100,000 protesters -- young, old, and everything in between -- out in the freezing streets of Moscow, the heat is being turned up on Vladimir Putin's drive for the presidency.
With unprecedented protests in Moscow this weekend, Russia's growing opposition movement is making it clear they won't stand for Putin's march to power.
But what's next for Russia's newly emboldened protest movement?
No one's quite sure what's going on in the streets of Moscow -- or what to call it -- but it's growing and powerful ... and could all end badly.
In advance of Sunday's parliamentary ballot, the pro-Putin camp is cracking down hard on independent election monitors.
A new wave of anti-Putin sentiment is sweeping Russia, but with the once-and-future president still loved by more than two-thirds of the population, there's little hope for change.
As the de facto president seeks to reassure foreign investors, it's clear that everyone's a little on edge.
The real story behind Putin's return to the throne: Russia is headed for economic catastrophe, and nothing he does can stop it.
It's official: Vladimir Putin is Russia's once and future president. So how come we're surprised all over again?
My adventures on Russia's first televised political debate in a decade.
After a shady city council election, St. Petersburg's deeply unpopular governor appears poised to become the third-most powerful politician in Russia. How on earth did this happen?
Russia enters its political silly season a little early. But what do all the bikini babes and music video hymns to Putin really tell us about a system gone horribly, horribly wrong?
As the billionaire New Jersey Nets owner steps into his new role as Kremlin-approved opposition leader, what do voters actually think?
When are Westerners going to learn that reform talk is cheap in the Kremlin?
Moscow's elite has decided it doesn't need to follow the traffic laws. Will there be a pedestrian revolution?
When one fake opposition party stops effectively distracting the Russian people, what's the Kremlin to do? Give them a new one, of course.