Anti-Kremlin demonstrations signal a political awakening by the Russian public.
‘The elite of Poland have been struck down just as they were 70 years ago,’ said former Polish President, Lech Walesa of the plane crash that claimed the sitting Polish President, Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and most of Poland’s top government officials. The plane was en route to a commemoration of the 1940 Katyn massacre [...]
Yesterday, two female suicide bombers killed themselves and 39 others at two of Moscow’s subway stations. 70 innocent Muscovites were hospitalized, five of whom are in critical condition.
Russia’s Director of the Federal Security Bureau, Alexander Bortnikov, said that this gruesome terrorist attack was most likely carried out by “a terrorist group from the northern Caucasus.” Matt Gurney [...]
Mikhail Gorbachev is a living negation of the axiom that history is written by the winners. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, whose existence he tried desperately to salvage, Gorbachev has improbably recast himself as a heroic democrat who, however imperfectly, brought down the edifice of communist repression and now champions democracy for his [...]