The World's Alex Gallafent looks at a Russian movie, Hipsters, arriving in American theaters. It's American-style hipsters in 1950s Moscow. The film's director says there are some parallels with the current wave of anti-Putin protesters in Russia today.
Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on recent attacks suffered by Russian journalists. Two men who were attacked recently had reported on efforts to stop developers from cutting down trees around Moscow to make room for new highways.
This week we look at what's in store for a post-election Iraq; the U.N.'s aid conference for Haiti; the discussion between Russia and the United States about the nuclear non-proliferation treaty; and the terrorist attack in Moscow.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned today that the era of inexpensive natural gas is coming to an end. As one of the world's largest gas producers, Russia is a key player in the energy market.
Alexander D'Jamoos is one of the many Russian children who have been adopted in the United States in the past 20 years. D'Jamoos has written a letter to President Putin asking him not to sign the law banning Americans from adopting Russian children.
Ratko Mladic went on trial at The Hague this week, accused of committing war crimes during the ethnic violence there in the 1990s. He'd been on the run for years. His trial, though, has kindled strong feelings in Serbia and caused his foes and his fans to engage in an ongoing graffiti war.