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THE POWER VERTICAL: Pot, Meet Cyber-Kettle

Russia’s foreign ministry has suggested that the U.S. is engaging in state-sponsored cyber-terrorism against Russia.

Nationalists, Orthodox Christians March On Russia's Unity Day

From Moscow to Kazan, nationalists, Orthodox church leaders, and government supporters marched to mark the country's Unity Day.

Stalin's Victims Still Being Found 80 Years After Great Terror

Mass graves are still being found across Russia eight decades after a campaign of political repression by former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.

A Macedonian Town Is Home To Pro-Trump Websites

Locals in the town of Veles, Macedonia have launched more than 100 pro-Trump websites, hoping to cash in on the election season by generating ad revenue -- often driving traffic with false or provocative articles.


Saakashvili Resigns As Odesa Governor

Mikheil Saakashvili, the self-exiled former Georgian president, has resigned from his post as governor of Ukraine's Odesa region.

Former Putin Bodyguard Named FSB Deputy Director

Yevgeny Zinichev, a former bodyguard of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been named the deputy director of the country's Federal Security Service.

Nuclear Terrorism, Ten Years After Litvinenko

Ten years after the death of Alexander Litvinenko, who was poisoned with the nuclear substance polonium in November, 2006, a British investigation has concluded that his murder was sanctioned by Russian President Vladimir Putin, and that the perpetrators continue to hold high positions in the Kremlin. (in Russian, Current Time TV)

Ekho Moskvy Editor Warns No Looming Kremlin 'Thaw'

Aleksei Venediktov, the long-serving editor in chief of the liberal Ekho Moskvy radio station, sees no sign of a "thaw" in Russia's foreign or domestic policies despite recent reshuffles in the Kremlin.

Russia's Medvedev Optimistic On Economic Growth

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said the Russian economy “is gradually entering a phase of growth.”

Russia’s Education Minister Comments On Stalin, Historical Myths

Education Minister Olga Vasilyeva told Russian media on November 7 that Stalin is a person “whose tyranny is evident," but that he was also a “statesmen,” and called the role of “mythologizing” in history inevitable. (in Russian, Current Time TV)

Montenegro Says Russian Nationalists Behind Plot To Kill Djukanovic

Authorities in Montenegro say an investigation shows that Russian nationalists were behind a plot to assassinate the country’s pro-NATO leader.

Kazakh President On Official Visit To Japan

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev’s official visit to Japan comes as Tokyo seeks to deepen its ties with post-Soviet Central Asian states.

SCHEMES: Ukrainian Prosecutors’ Empty Declarations

RFE/RL’s investigative program “Schemes” reports that many Ukrainian prosecutors have developed evasive means of hiding their wealth, including registering assets as presents from family or the property of spouses they have divorced only on paper. (in Ukrainian)

PODCAST: The Tangled Politics Of Caspian Energy

INFOGRAPHIC: Ukraine’s Cops And Robbers

Where are the separatist field commanders and the national volunteer battalion leaders now? (in Russian)

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