Mysterious missile explosion and radiation in Russia raise questions

World Aug 15, 2019

Mysterious missile explosion and radiation in Russia raise questions

A deadly explosion at a naval weapons testing range in northwestern Russia. A brief spike in radiation levels. An evacuation order issued, then rescinded, for a nearby village. Last week's mysterious accident on the White Sea, along with changing or contradictory information from Russian authorities, ...

Russian support for Stalin surges to record high, poll shows

World Apr 17, 2019

Russian support for Stalin surges to record high, poll shows

Respect among Russians for Josef Stalin has surged to the highest level of President Vladimir Putin's era, with 70 percent saying his rule had been good for the country, according to a poll tracking attitudes toward the Soviet dictator. A record 51 percent viewed Stalin ...