The people who live in Russia's troubled North Caucasus republic hope that their new president will make a difference. But the chaos and bloodshed are deepening with every day.
Four reasons why presidents have pushed for nuclear cuts for decades -- and why there's no reason to stop now.
One reason why Western officials are being so nice to Moscow: They want Russia to destroy Syria's deadly arsenal on its own soil.
From Putin to pundits, here are the 10 winners and losers of the U.S.-Russian deal on Syria’s chemical weapons.
Never was so much B.S. presented to so many people in such a short text.
It took a mix of religion, guile, and a stumbling Obama to pull it off.
Why the American president's cancellation of their pending summit meeting is just a blip on Vladimir Putin's radar.
Obama may have canceled a summit, but when it comes to power politics there's only one master.
How the United States and the Soviet Union tried to conceal the problem of radioactive leaks from underground nuclear tests.
The dirty secret is that Russia doesn't care about Edward anymore. It's all about luring the next turncoat.
Can Edward Snowden really find freedom in an unfree country?
Worried about how Edward Snowden will affect President Obama's visit to Russia next month? Moscow isn't.
How the Kremlin botched the trial of Alexey Navalny and why the opposition leader -- even jailed -- is still a force to be reckoned with.
Russia’s leading oppositionist has been sentenced to five years in jail. Can the protest movement go on?
Russia's officials are reverting to old instincts: When in doubt, forbid.
5 ways Edward Snowden can smuggle himself out of the Moscow airport.
In Moscow, sympathy for Edward Snowden crosses all party lines.