Jonathan Earle

Russia 4 years ago

FLEX Students Return Energized and Inspired for Change

FLEX Students Return Energized and Inspired for Change

Russia 4 years ago

For Ivan Chesnokov's 18th birthday, his mother and stepfather redecorated his room in floor-to-ceiling posters of a fluttering American flag and the Manhattan skyline. On the wall, they hung a clock whose ...

Russia 4 years ago

U.S. and Russia Sign New Anti-Proliferation Deal

U.S. and Russia Sign New Anti-Proliferation Deal

Russia 4 years ago

Russia and the United States have a signed a bilateral agreement for protecting, controlling, and accounting for nuclear materials, continuing important aspects of a now-defunct program that was seen as a cornerstone ...

Russia 4 years ago

Prokhorov to Skip Mayoral Election

Prokhorov to Skip Mayoral Election

Russia 4 years ago

Citing problems with transferring his foreign assets to Russia, billionaire businessman Mikhail Prokhorov announced Thursday that he would not run for mayor of Moscow, removing perhaps the strongest potential opponent to acting ...

Russia 4 years ago

Anti-Gay Propaganda Bill Passed in 436-0 Vote

Anti-Gay Propaganda Bill Passed in 436-0 Vote

Russia 4 years ago

The State Duma has unanimously passed a bill introducing stiff fines for portraying homosexuality in a positive light to children, a move LGBT activists called a major blow to gay rights in ...

Russia 4 years ago

News of Putins' Divorce Met With Shrugs

News of Putins' Divorce Met With Shrugs

Russia 4 years ago

Ordinary Russians reacted with a mix of compassion, skepticism and indifference to Thursday's announcement that President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila would divorce after 29 years of marriage, the first time ...

Russia 4 years ago

Thousands Evacuated After Metro Tunnel Fire

Thousands Evacuated After Metro Tunnel Fire

Russia 4 years ago

Thousands of passengers were evacuated from two metro stations in downtown Moscow during rush hour on Wednesday morning after an electrical fire sent smoke pouring into the stations, forcing a partial shutdown ...

Russia 4 years ago

Sobyanin Calls for Early Mayoral Vote

Sobyanin Calls for Early Mayoral Vote

Russia 4 years ago

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin will ask President Vladimir Putin to declare early mayoral elections, the first in Moscow since 2003, in a move analysts said would help ensure Sobyanin's election in September amid ...

Russia 4 years ago

U.S. Congressmen Meet With FSB About Boston Bombing

U.S. Congressmen Meet With FSB About Boston Bombing

Russia 4 years ago

They say there is no one thing that could've been done to stop the Boston bombing.

Russia 4 years ago

Guriyev Exit Renews Brain Drain Fears

Guriyev Exit Renews Brain Drain Fears

Russia 4 years ago

Reports that prominent, liberal economist Sergei Guriyev has fled to France under pressure from investigators appeared to send shockwaves through Russia's Western-leaning elite this week, renewing fears of a brain drain amid ...

Russia 4 years ago

Top Investigator Alleges Pro-Pedophilia Lobby

Top Investigator Alleges Pro-Pedophilia Lobby

Russia 4 years ago

The existence of a powerful pro-pedophilia lobby within the government explains why adults who sexually abuse children tend to receive light sentences or escape justice altogether, Investigative Committee chief Alexander Bastrykin said ...