ethics

Politics

Nostalgia for the Soviet Union

The Soviet Union dissolved 20 years ago this Sunday. More than half of all Russians now regret that demise, according to a recent poll. Brigid McCarthy visited a restaurant in Moscow that lets nostalgic customers pretend they're back in the USSR.

Politics

Rape as a weapon of war

The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.

Conflict & Justice

Noize MC and the Mercedes song

A song by Noize MC is about a Moscow traffic accident. Two weeks ago the vice-president of Lukoil crashed into a Citroen killing two women in that car. The police blamed the Citroen but Noize MC has his own version. Anchor Marco Werman has more.