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 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.
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.
June 19, 2011 Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin doesn't have to deal with press conferences from once-friendly former porn stars or tabloids publishing photos of his illegitimate child (if he has either). So speculation about his private life flourishes online.
December 30, 2010 Oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky gets second jail term
December 13, 2010 At a St. Petersburg fundraiser for a children's charity, the Russian leader played a little piano and sang a little song — to the delight of Kevin Costner and other celebrities.