Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse in Moscow about the case of the ï¿½Arctic Sea,ï¿½ the Russian-crewed cargo ship that was reportedly hijacked in Swedish waters at the end of July.
Media restrictions make it difficult for Iranians to voice their opinion about the country's current political turmoil. But the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse travelled to the Iran-Iraq border, where he found some Iranians who were surprisingly outspoken.
Some in Ukraine would like to see the country shake off its heavy reliance on Russian natural gas by tapping its huge coal resources. But Ukraine's coal mines are old, inefficient, and extremely dangerous.
Ukraine's economy depends heavily on exports...especially steel. But now with many of the world's economies shrinking by the day, there are fewer places able to take what Ukraine has to offer. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports.
Saturday marks the 4th anniversary of the start of Ukraine's Orange Revolution. The promise was Western-style democracy. But Ukrainians are losing confidence in that democracy and the leaders that helped usher it in.
Many of Russia's neighbors were alarmed by its war with Georgia this summer -- Ukraine especially so. Many Ukrainians fear their country could become Russia's next target. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from Kiev.
The social-networking site Bebo beamed a digital time capsule into outer space today. Bebo users hope to connect with extra terrestrial life. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the site of the transmission - the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine.