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Sochi's Gamble
March 01, 2010

Sochi's Gamble

By Maria Antonova

As the world watches the Vancouver Winter Olympics, we visit Sochi to consider how ready that southern capital is for the 2014 games.

An Activist is Born
January 01, 2010

An Activist is Born

By Maria Antonova Alexei Dymovsky becomes a YouTube star for highlighting police corruption, then loses his job... yet few Russians seem to know of him.
Dam Disaster
November 01, 2009

Dam Disaster

By Maria Antonova

Russians have learned to fear August, and this year it delivered the Sayano-Shuchenskaya dam disaster, which could be a harbinger of things to come.

After I Leave, I'll Send You a Cup of Joe
September 01, 2009

After I Leave, I'll Send You a Cup of Joe

By Maria Antonova

Where we look at the impact and impressions of Vice President Joe Biden's speech dissing Russia and its place in the world, just days after President Obama left Moscow and the "feel-good summit" with President Medvedev.

Pity the Miliman
July 01, 2009

Pity the Miliman

By Maria Antonova

When Denis Yevsyukov went on a shooting rampage in a Moscow supermarket, it turned public (and presidential) attention toward the most corrupt of Russia's public institutions.

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