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The boxing metaphor is particularly apt for the 53-year-old businessman whose troubles got worse in 2011 when he took a swing at a fellow guest on a Russian TV talk show, a bit of bravado that last July earned him a conviction on battery charges and
October 24, 2013 (Issue # 1783) Whether he likes it or not, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev is now in the business of resurrection. For the third time this year the former president of the Soviet Union has had to personally assure the world
Amemorial plaque was unveiled Monday inMoscow tocommemorate crusading Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya onthe seventh anniversary ofher murder. Politkovskaya, who was 48 years old when she was shot dead inher Moscow apartment building, was avocal
Politkovskaya, who was 48 years old when she was shot dead in her Moscow apartment building, was a vocal critic of the Kremlin and the conduct of the government's military campaigns and human rights abuses in the war-scarred republic of Chechnya.
August 27, 2013 (Issue # 1774) Lawyers of the convicted Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina have drafted petitions to substitute the remainder of their two-year prison terms with lighter punishments.
A suspect in the killing of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya came close to death when he was shot in Moscow, his lawyer said Thursday. Dzhabrail Makhmudov is one of five defendants currently on trial in Moscow. Prosecutors say his brother,
In a hospital bed interview, Makhmudov told Life News website that the attackers hit him on the head as well as shooting him, saying he believed they "definitely wanted to do me in". The shooting of Politkovskaya, a journalist for liberal newspaper
The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was forced to deny rumours of his death after hackers planted a false report on Twitter accounts of a state news agency. "I'm alive and well," Gorbachev told the website of Novaya Gazeta newspaper yesterday,
05 Lom-Ali Gaitukayevis allegedly organised the murder, while Rustam Makhmudov is the alleged gunman [Reuters] A Russian jury on Wednesday began hearing the case against five men suspected over the murder of anti-Kremlin reporter Anna Politkovskaya.
In the Moscow City Court opened hearings on the merits of the criminal case of the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Meeting on Wednesday, July 24, held without victims: children "Novaya Gazeta" is considered illegitimate