Protests in Russia continued for a second day Tuesday over Sunday's parliamentary elections. The ruling United Russia party received nearly 50 percent of the vote, but protesters allege vote-rigging and manipulation skewed the results. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News…
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced plans to swap roles in 2012. Margeret Warner discusses what this move might mean for relations between the United States and Russia with Angela Stent of Georgetown University and Dmitri…
Longtime Russian Finance Minister Alexeli Kudrin was fired Monday after he criticized the announcement that President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin plan to swap roles in 2012. Margret Warner reports.
The Justice Department announced the arrest of 10 Russian intelligence officers for allegedly carrying out long-term, deep cover assignments as illegal agents in the United States. Jeffrey Brown talks with two experts for more.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama opened a U.S.-Russia summit in Moscow Monday with a prediction of "extraordinary progress" in the areas of nuclear arms reduction and other key bilateral issues.
In the first report of a series from Russia, Margaret Warner takes a closer look at the country's political leadership, focusing on President Dmitry Medvedev's first year in office and the role of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in the government.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Dmitry Medvedev was sworn in as Russia's third president Wednesday in an elaborate ceremony inside the Grand Kremlin Palace, and hours later nominated his predecessor, Vladimir Putin, as prime minister.
After eight years of firm rule, Russian President Vladimir Putin is bound by law to give up his position. But Sunday's election, in which his hand-picked successor is expected to cruise to victory, is being derided by some as simply…
Boris Yeltsin, who pushed for democracy and a market economy as the first freely elected president of Russia, died Monday at age 76. A journalist and a professor discuss Yeltsin's legacy.
Russia is emerging as a regional power with its energy boom. This economic boost has led to President Putin's government becoming even stronger and low chances for fair elections and freedom of speech in the ex-communist country.
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