Jan 10, 2014

Six men in Russia found dead in volatile region

Six men are dead in a series of unexplained killings involving booby-trapped bombs in southern Russia, further heightening security fears ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics in Sochi. Investigators were scrambling Thursday to find those responsible for the six bodies found Wednesday in four ...

Volgograd hit by second suicide bomb, sending toll past 30

Dec 30, 2013

Volgograd hit by second suicide bomb, sending toll past 30

A suicide bomber killed 14 people aboard an electric bus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd during the Monday morning rush hour, and authorities believe it was the work of the same group that set off a bomb at the railway station a ...

Female suicide bomber kills 18 in Russia train station blast

Dec 29, 2013

Female suicide bomber kills 18 in Russia train station blast

At least 18 people were killed and dozens injured Sunday when a suicide bomber blew herself up in a train station in the southern Russian city of Volgograd ahead of the Olympic Games in nearby Sochi. Regional officials said the woman set off her ...

Mar 1, 2013

Today's take on Stalingrad

by Andrey Borodaevskiy

In one of Moscow’s central subway stations — Arbatskaya — the escalator leading up to the city exit ends in a spacious vestibule. On the front wall, a classic frame several meters high is covered with white plaster. It bears no image, and the ...