Andrei Grigoryev, 43, is a federal game warden, or forest ranger. After he chased after a hunting party last winter, he ended up being charged with abuse of power. He now faces four to 10 years in a Russian jail. Grigoryev fears he is falling victim to a Russian federal court system that convicts almost everyone.
In his inaugural address on Jan. 10, Ohio Gov. Kasich said: "Get ready for an exciting time. Put on the seat belt because we're going." Kasich has to find ways to account for a projected $8 billion shortfall by mid-March.
Vehicles sit in a traffic jam during a weekday rush hour earlier this month in Beijing, which has been ranked among the world's most gridlocked cities. Beijing authorities' latest effort to cut the number of vehicles on the roads — a license plate lottery — has been met with criticism from auto dealers and some residents.
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