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  • Sochi Olympics: American choreographer takes on opening ceremony

    Sochi Olympics: American choreographer takes on opening ceremony
    SOCHI, Russia — Walking through the Olympic Village on Wednesday, choreographer Daniel Ezralow had to stop intermittently at checkpoints, like everyone. At one, he started singing a popular song from the Soviet era in Russian as he passed through....
  • Parrying U.S. snub, Putin holds court with dignitaries at Olympics

    Parrying U.S. snub, Putin holds court with dignitaries at Olympics
    MOSCOW – Russian television viewers could be forgiven Friday for failing to notice that the leaders of the United States and some of its political allies were absent from the hoopla in Sochi. President Vladimir Putin used the hours before the...
  • Student shoots, kills two at Moscow high school

    Student shoots, kills two at Moscow high school
    MOSCOW -- A 15-year-old student at a Moscow high school fatally shot a teacher and a police officer and held a class of 29 hostage Monday until he was persuaded by his father to release his captives and turn himself in, officials said. "According to our...
  • Student fatally shoots teacher, police officer at Moscow high school

    Student fatally shoots teacher, police officer at Moscow high school
    MOSCOW — Was it the influence of video games? A breakdown in respect for authority? Cuts in mental health services? In a phenomenon all too familiar to Americans, Russians searched for answers Monday after a 15-year-old student at a Moscow high...
  • Covering the Olympics really is an amazing race

    Covering the Olympics really is an amazing race
    SOCHI, Russia -- The hardest part about covering the Winter Olympics, by far, is getting here and staying healthy. The coverage breakdown is 95% logistics and 5% throat lozenges. Writing about Bode Miller, comparatively, is a breeze. Every easy...
  • Russia security concerns intensify with U.S. warning to airlines

    Russia security concerns intensify with U.S. warning to airlines
    MOSCOW -- U.S. warnings that terrorists might try to smuggle explosives aboard Russia-bound flights have added to fears of attacks ahead of Friday's opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The Department of Homeland Security has alerted airlines flying...
  • Critics censure Russian rights record by snubbing Sochi Olympics

    Critics censure Russian rights record by snubbing Sochi Olympics
    MOSCOW -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will be there. So too will the United Nations’ top official, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. But Friday’s opening ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi will be notable...
  • Keeping Ukraine in one piece is a win-win

    Keeping Ukraine in one piece is a win-win
    MOSCOW — Russia mobilizes 150,000 troops to test their battle readiness. Opposing groups clash over whether Ukraine will look to Moscow or Brussels. Triumphant demonstrators in Kiev celebrate the nomination of an interim government likely to turn...
  • Fugitive Ukrainian President Yanukovich takes refuge with Russians

    Fugitive Ukrainian President Yanukovich takes refuge with Russians
    MOSCOW -- Ukraine's fugitive former president, Viktor Yanukovich, announced Thursday that he has turned to Russia for protection out of concern for his personal security and declared in a statement carried by Kremlin-influenced media that he remains the...
  • Putin orders test of Russian forces amid Ukraine crisis

    Putin orders test of Russian forces amid Ukraine crisis
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a test of the “battle readiness” of military forces deployed in the western and central areas of the country, a likely show of Kremlin muscle to reassure ethnic Russians in...
  • Kerry: Russian intervention in Ukraine 'would be a grave mistake'

    Kerry: Russian intervention in Ukraine 'would be a grave mistake'
    WASHINGTON —  With Russian troops beginning military exercises near Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry warned Wednesday that a Russian intervention in the Eastern European nation would rip Moscow’s international standing “into...