The former world chess champion turned Russian opposition leader recognises only light and dark, right and wrong
A journalist, playwright and screenwriter, Alexievich’s oeuvre is dominated by her intrepid and beautifully researched works of non-fiction
Gabe Polsky’s doc portrays the training conditions of the hockey players who became national heores
Russia's ambassador to Poland said he regrests he 'wasn't sufficiently precise'
An assassination attempt plunged Larry Speakes into the brightest of national spotlights as chief spokesman for President Ronald Reagan. When Reagan’s press secretary James Brady was severely wounded in the 1981 attempt on the president’s life, Speakes was thrust into the eye of the storm. As White House spokesman for six years, a long tenure in the sensitive post, he was credited with 2,000 news media briefings.
Remington Chase and Stepan Martirosyan have twin convictions for cocaine trafficking and went by aliases
New exhibition opens in London to commemorate Soviet film artists
Double bombings have killed at least 34 people
The British coroner examining the death of an ex-KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko has today ruled the question of whether Russia was responsible will be withdrawn from the scope of the inquiry.
Gardner Hathaway was a CIA chief of counter-intelligence whose career took him to Cold War focal points ranging from Berlin to Moscow and placed him at the centre of many espionage episodes. Taciturn but courtly, "Gus" Hathaway was an undercover officer known for his mastery of espionage tradecraft and his aggressive efforts to best the KGB. "Gus was a risk-taker," said Jack Downing, a former CIA deputy director of operations. "We needed good intelligence, and we needed to be aggressive to get it. He was canny and smart."
Arguments and demands of president and his government “have no grounds in reality”
For Jews to become Christians, do they have to renounce their Jewish way of life?
Sergei Belov, who died on 3 October at the age of 69, was a basketball player who had a key role in the Soviet Union’s famous victory against the US in the epic 1972 Olympic final in Munich.
The widow of a Russian dissident who died after being poisoned in London broke down in tears as she told how she was struggling to fund a fight to force a public inquiry.