Pyotr Verzilov: Pussy Riot’s Bearded Face

Whats this? A prison? asks the taxi driver, nodding at the barbed wire and imposing red brick walls. Yeah, a womens detention center, replies Pyotr Verzilov, political art activist and husband of jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova. Not a happy place. </p>

// Aug. 22, 2012 - 21:30 GMT


Crackdown on Pussy Riot Has History – Analysis

The Kremlins hardline policy on flashy opposition stunts, demonstrated by the crackdown on the punk band Pussy Riot, is not something new and dates back to the early 2000s, even though the dissenters are very different now, political experts and protest veterans said. </p>

// Aug. 22, 2012 - 17:23 GMT


‘Food Truck’ Frenzy Sweeps U.S. Culinary Landscape

Attack of the Killer Potato isnt a horror film about a crazed spud on a murderous rampage. Its a hamburger loaded with hash browns and barbecue sauce available only at a mobile food truck, the hottest trend sweeping the U.S. restaurant industry. </p>

// Aug. 21, 2012 - 12:32 GMT


CEO of Group-IB: Hackers Join Traditional Organized Crime Groups

CEO of Group-IB Ilya Sachkov tells RIA Novosti Ivan Shadrin how money is stolen online, cashed, where it is stored and why individual hackers get together to form traditional organized crime groups.

// Aug. 18, 2012 - 12:40 GMT


Kremlin Will Weather Pussy Riot Trial – Analysis

The jailing of Pussy Riot members will damage the Kremlins reputation in the West, but would not bring about a serious crisis in Russias relations with the outside world, political pundits said on Friday. </p>

// Aug. 17, 2012 - 23:42 GMT


Authorities Face Hard Choice in Pussy Riot Verdict

As a Moscow court prepares to decide the fate of punk group Pussy Riot, the Kremlin is faced with a dilemma which could either further embolden the ballooning liberal opposition or alienate the conservative faithful who form the cornerstone of President Vladimir Putins support base. </p>

// Aug. 16, 2012 - 13:32 GMT


Saving Arctic ‘Not a Luxury’ – Greenpeace Head

Saving the environment is a vital necessity, not a privilege, and Greenpeace is looking for a way to convince the Russian public about it, the head of Greenpeace International Kumi Naidoo said.

// Aug. 15, 2012 - 17:05 GMT


One Hundred Days of Putin

As Russia marks 100 days since the return of Vladimir Putin to the Kremlin on Tuesday, there is one thing that his supporters and leaders of the unprecedented protests against his rule agree on  the former KGB officer hasnt changed in the slightest. </p>

// Aug. 14, 2012 - 20:31 GMT


Egypt's Morsi Wrests Power From the Military

In a country that is already deeply polarized, the latest move by Egypts Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to replace top military generals from the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and take away the armys extensive legislative and financial powers threatens to further widen the rift between his supporters and opponents. </p>

// Aug. 14, 2012 - 13:36 GMT


100th Anniversary of Russian Air Force: What Are We Going to Fly?

The Russian Air Force has turned 100. But what kind of aircraft are we going to fly in the future? Thats the question that worries military pilots across the world, especially in Russia. </p>

// Aug. 13, 2012 - 22:40 GMT