Writer and wildlife biologist Douglas Chadwick has returned season after season to the Gobi Desert to track the Gobi grizzly, a tiny and mostly unknown population of grizzly bears, notable for their coats of bright gold fur.
Top Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was found guilty on Wednesday of embezzlement and given a five-year suspended sentence that threatens to end his bid to challenge President Vladimir Putin in a presidential poll next year.
The Kremlin has asked for an apology from Fox News after host Bill O'Reilly, speaking in a weekend interview with President Donald Trump, stated baldly that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a killer. Trump responded the US has a lot of killers too.
Boston's Allston neighborhood is a hub for the local Russian community. US-Russia relations have been a source of political intrigue this election season. So with the election of Donald Trump, many in Allston are keeping close tabs on the relationship between the US President and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“Congratulations, US media! You’ve just covered your first press conference of an authoritarian leader with a massive ego and a deep disdain for your trade and everything you hold dear,” says Russian journalist Alexey Kovalev. “Don’t be fooled.”
Invitations went out over social media this week, informing journalists about inauguration festivities organized by the “White Star” art collective, which includes several prominent figures in Russia’s pro-Kremlin youth movement.
Russian intelligence has always tried to gather compromising information, or "kompromat," on prominent figures at home and abroad. It's also known that they try to use this as influence to help Moscow's interests.