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July 27, 2016
Former Swedish communist leader Hermansson dies at 98
Carl-Henrik Hermansson, who led Sweden's communist party as it broke its allegiance to the Soviet Union, has died. He was 98.
July 25, 2016
Doping in ex-Soviet nations echoes Russia's problems
While the scandal of Russian doping threatens to be one of the main talking points of the Rio Olympics, other countries are ...
July 04, 2016
'Surfer Republican' Russia's unlikely advocate in Congress
When several members of Congress accused Vladimir Putin's Russia of human rights abuses and aggression toward its neighbors, ...
July 02, 2016
Olympians who found workaround to political circumstances
Track officials say Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova could be allowed to compete at the Olympics even though the rest ...
June 28, 2016
Former Red Army base to house Poland's Soviet-era monuments
Polish authorities are planning to move more than 200 communist-era monuments to Soviet troops into a former Red Army base ...
June 27, 2016
Paint splashed on controversial Mannerheim plaque in Russia
A plaque commemorating Carl Mannerheim in the Russian city of St. Petersburg has been splashed with red paint, highlighting ...
June 22, 2016
Germany warns of new risks to Europe; urges dialogue
Seventy-five years after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, which led to the deaths of tens of millions, Germany's ...
June 17, 2016
The Latest: Putin hopes for 'solution' for Russian athletes
The Latest on the IAAF's meeting on Russia (all times local): ___ 10:30 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says he hopes ...
June 11, 2016
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet life
In the view of Nobel literature laureate Svetlana Alexievich, Russia is taking refuge in ideas from its Soviet past, but this ...
June 10, 2016
Jack Bausman, former AP bureau chief in Moscow, dies at 92
Jack Bausman, a Cold War-era correspondent and former Moscow bureau chief for The Associated Press, has died, his daughter ...
June 08, 2016
Georgian, Ukrainian officials push for NATO membership
Senior officials from Georgia and Ukraine on Wednesday exhorted NATO members to bring the two nations into the alliance in ...
May 26, 2016
Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks
The Ukrainian intelligence agency SBU says it has barred the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, from ...
May 24, 2016
Miracle on Ice goalie selling his gold medal, mask, skates
It took a miracle for Jim Craig to win a gold medal in hockey at the 1980 Olympics, but, after 36 years, he's willing to let ...
May 06, 2016
Russia returns to celebrate 30th Windermere Cup rowing event
When the decision was made to use the opening day of boating season in the Seattle area for what would eventually become a ...
May 03, 2016
Mother and son shooters aim to make history at Olympics
Going into her eighth Olympics, former shooting champion Nino Salukvadze has plenty of reasons to be proud of her long career
April 29, 2016
Lavrov: Baltics show no gratitude for Moscow letting them go
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the Baltic countries have shown no gratitude to Moscow for letting them "go in ...
April 04, 2016
Newly found footage shows notorious British spy Kim Philby
Notorious British spy Kim Philby is shown in newly uncovered footage telling members of East Germany's intelligence service ...
March 15, 2016
Senior IS commander dies of wounds from US strike in Syria
Omar al-Shishani, a top Islamic State commander who was a magnet for fighters from the former Soviet Union, has died of ...
March 08, 2016
Drug in Sharapova doping case used by Soviet troops in 1980s
The drug at the center of Maria Sharapova's doping case, regularly given to Soviet troops in the 1980s to boost their stamina ...
February 29, 2016
Gorbachev presents new book about his life and times
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, has presented a new book about his life and times ahead of his 85th ...