Russia

Putin Asks Parliament to use Military in Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin asked parliament Saturday for permission to use the country's military in Ukraine, moving to formalize what Ukrainian officials described as an ongoing deployment of Russian troops in the strategic region of Crimea.
15 Die in Russian Rail Station Bombing
A suicide bomber struck a busy railway station in southern Russia on Sunday, killing herself and at least 15 others and wounding scores more, officials said, in a stark reminder of the threat Russia is facing as it prepares to host February's Olympics in Sochi...
The Mystery of My Russian Fan Club
A few years ago I started getting some strange emails through my personal email address. Like most people, I do get a lot of "Spam" email, and a lot of the "From" addresses were unpronounceable, but I opened a few of them...