President Vladimir Putin
A member of the U.S. Olympic delegation sent to Sochi by President Barack Obama said Thursday she witnessed no backlash over the inclusion of homosexuals in the group as an apparent protest over anti-gay laws in Russia.
In the latest display of Russian displeasure, a prominent anchor on state television insinuated that U.S. Marines depicted in the war memorial near Washington looked as if they were engaged in gay sex.
Billie Jean King will not attend Friday’s opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics in Russia because her mother is ill.
A report by a major investment bank says 35 percent of household wealth in Russia is owned by just 110 people, the highest level of inequality in the world barring small Caribbean nations.
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed President Barack Obama with a smile and a handshake to the Group of 20 summit, in one of the most closely watched greetings of international diplomacy.
President Obama announced new measures Friday about working with Congress to change the oversight of some of the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance programs following former defense contractor Edward Snowden leaking classified information.
After being holed up for a month at Moscow airport’s transit zone, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has reportedly been allowed into Russia.
Official: Boston Bombings Could Have Been Prevented If American Officials Followed Through With Russian Intel
A senior Russian official says the Boston Marathon bombings could have been prevented if American officials had followed through with Russian intelligence.