All posts tagged Russia

  • Russian adoption: American mom Vs. Russian politicians
    February 26, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Russian politicians have made political hay this week out of the recent unexplained death in Texas of Max Shatto, a three-year-old boy adopted in Russia. First, Pavel Astakhov, Russia’s commissioner […]

  • South Stream’s status high on Russia-EU summit agenda
    December 20, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    In the big picture of Russia’s relationship with the European Union, Bulgaria has never played a big role – certain remarks from Russian diplomats in Brussels describing Sofia as Moscow’s […]

  • Russia launches construction of South Stream gas pipeline
    December 7, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Russian president Vladimir Putin gave the start to construction of South Stream gas pipeline on December 7, Moscow’s ambitious geopolitical undertaking meant to keep Europe firmly in Gazprom’s embrace while […]

  • Russia, Turkey resolve to find solution on Syria crisis
    December 4, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is working with Turkey to resolve the ongoing crisis in Syria – an issue on which the two countries sharply disagree. He made […]

  • Putin’s Turkey visit could smooth Syria relations
    December 3, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Russian President Vladmir Putin is scheduled to visit Turkey on December 3.  The visit comes as the two countries remain at odds over Syria, with Moscow supporting President Bashar al-Assad […]