November 21, 2007 10:00am
In a campaign devoid of much opposition, Russian political parties are vying for support by touting their association with the country’s popular president, Vladimir Putin.
October 16, 2007 9:00am
In the first visit to Iran by a Russian head of state since 1943, Vladimir Putin chose to make his strongest statements opposing military action against Iran.
October 8, 2007 9:00am
The motley group of Russian opposition parties may have to unite if they are to survive after December’s parliamentary elections in a Russia dominated by President Vladimir Putin.
September 16, 2007 9:00am
A trail of racist killings has heightened ethnic tensions as Russia gears up for parliamentary and presidential elections.
July 24, 2007 9:00am
Russia’s ties with Hamas put it at odds with most of the international community, raising questions about how influential it can be in any renewed efforts at Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.