March 1, 2012 But they also opposed a resolution that condemns "widespread and systematic" human rights violations in Syria.
February 27, 2012 Russian and Ukrainian security services claim to have foiled the plan. The suspected mastermind, Chechen warlord Doku Umarov, remains at large.
February 9, 2012 The former soviet leader warned if things don't change after the upcoming presidential elections, protests will continue.
February 5, 2012 An Internet hit is becoming the anthem for Russian protesters as they march against Vladimir Putin's rule. The musicians in the video aren't rock stars; they're veterans of the Russian army.
January 14, 2012 Six thousand miles. Seven time zones. And endless cups of hot tea. NPR reporter David Greene along with producer Laura Krantz and photographer David Gilkey boarded the Trans-Siberian Railway in Moscow and took two weeks to make their way to the Pacific Ocean port city of Vladivostok.
December 27, 2011 In Russia, New Year's reigns supreme as the food holiday, even though Christmas returned with the end of the Soviet Union. Russian immigrants in the United States continue the tradition, which demands a nightlong feast of herring, caviar, pickles, salami, and — well, that's just for starters.
December 23, 2011 The protests have made the Kremlin nervous and elicited promises of change from the Russian president.
December 15, 2011 The Russian prime minister is looking to extend his 12-year rule with a presidential bid, but massive demonstrations against the ruling party have rocked the country the past few weeks.
December 14, 2011 Analysts say Boris Gryzlov's resignation is a sign that the Kremlin is listening to the protests.
December 12, 2011 Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's bid to return to his nation's presidency, an office he held from 2000 to 2008, picked up a surprise challenger Monday when Mikhail Prokhorov publicly declared his intention to run for the office, too.
December 9, 2011 In an unusual move, the government said the opposition could hold a 30,000-person protest in Moscow.
November 11, 2011 Russians have had no luck contacting a spacecraft that was bound for Mars. If no progress is made, it's expected to crash into Earth's atmosphere.
July 11, 2011 Rescuers are searching the Volga River about 450 miles east of Moscow. More than 100 people are missing.