Boris Yeltsin

Politics

Russia feels the pinch

The global financial crisis has hit Russia's oil and gas industries, the backbone of the economy, and ordinary Russians are starting to feel the pain. The World's Laura Lynch reports from Moscow.

Politics

Backstory of the Russian-Georgian conflict

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jenny Norton about some of the key moments in the recent history of relations among Russia, Georgia, and Georgia's breakaway provinces, all of which are involved in the current conflict in Georgia.

Politics

Backstory of the Russian-Georgian conflict

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jenny Norton about some of the key moments in the recent history of relations among Russia, Georgia, and Georgia's breakaway provinces, all of which are involved in the current conflict in Georgia.

Politics

Russia feels the pinch

The global financial crisis has hit Russia's oil and gas industries, the backbone of the economy, and ordinary Russians are starting to feel the pain. The World's Laura Lynch reports from Moscow.