Jessica Golloher

Global Politics

Statue graveyard in Moscow

Near Gorky Park, lies a grassy area full of statues of former Soviet leaders. After the fall of Communism, they're propped up again for all to see without explanations of their crimes. Jessica Golloher has the details from Moscow.

Global Politics

Russian spoof video goes viral

Russia' Communist party has produced a video that has gone viral. It is a spoof of a disaster film, describing the possible election of either of Russia's two leading candidates for president in 2012. Jessica Golloher reports.


Arts, Culture & Media

From babes to babushkas

Russia is known for its beautiful women. Many have reached supermodel status. But there's another phenomenom in Russia: slim elegant beauties aging fairly quickly into plump babushkas. How does it happen? Reporter Jessica Golloher decided to find out.

Conflict & Justice

Putin's 10th anniversary in power

Vladimir Putin is celebrating an anniversary today. The Russian prime minister has been at the top, or near the top, of the power pyramid in Russia for a decade. Jessica Golloher reports on Mr. Putin's successes and failures.

Conflict & Justice

Stalin's grandson sues newspaper

Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on a lawsuit brought by Josef Stalin's grandson against a newspaper. The libel suit focuses on an article that described Stalin's actions leading to the deaths of millions of Soviet citizens.

Conflict & Justice

Russian police under fire

Jessica Golloher reports on the uproar in Russia caused by a traffic incident in Moscow. It involved Russian police officers forcing motorists to park their cars across a highway to block a fleeing suspect.

Conflict & Justice

Moscow subway bombers kill dozens

At least 38 people have been killed after two female suicide bombers blew themselves up on Moscow Metro trains in the morning rush hour, officials say. The FSB said it was likely a group from the North Caucasus was responsible. Jessica Golloher reports.p

Global Politics

Who is boss in Russia?

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is seen as a sportsman, a hunter, an athlete, a �manly man.' But what about Russian President Dmitry Medvedev? Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on the very different public images of Russia's leaders.

Conflict & Justice

Smoking ban for Russia

Russia is set to implement a smoking ban. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is all for it, but many Russians don't think the ban will fly. Reporter Jessica Golloher has the story.