New Russian amnesty bill may free Pussy Riot
A newly passed amnesty bill could free the two remaining jailed members of Pussy Riot.
Putin addresses controversies ahead of Games
Facing a snub from the United States over his country's anti-gay laws, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday defended the conservative approach on the issue.
Zair Cafe, New Russian Restaurant, Coming To Avenue X And East 23rd Street
Zair Cafe, a new restaurant serving "Russian & Eastern food," is set to open soon at 2223 Avenue X, the corner of East 23rd Street.
New Russian News Agency Takes Over RIA Novosti, Voice Of Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the closure of the RIA Novosti state news agency to establish a new international news agency called Russia Today.
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Martin Cruz Smith on Tatiana, his Latest Novel
Renko has survived the cultural journey from the Soviet Union to the New Russia, only to find the nation as obsessed with secrecy and brutality as was the old Communist dictatorship.