Thousands of women are shot, thrown out of the windows or beaten to death by their family members in Russia, which has domestic violence rates upwards of 30 times higher than most European and Western countries.
To hear how Russians view the decision to grant American intelligence leaker Edward Snowden asylum, we turn to Anna Nemtsova, a correspondent for Newsweek and The Daily Beast based in Moscow, Russia. She says most Russians support the decision.
Sergei Filin was viciously attacked with acid last week. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist Anna Nemtsova in Moscow about the latest on the investigation and the reportedly toxic atmosphere at the Bolshoi.
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