Most Shared Stories Tagged: Russia

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Moscow. The city is home to the Danilov Monastery - the headquarters of the Russian Orthodox church. The World's Elizabeth Ross reports that the historic bronze bells that have hung in a tower at Harvard University for nearly 80 years are ringing for the last time today at commencement. They'll be making their way back to their original home at the monastery.

Politics

Russia in the G8

A summit of the G8, a grouping of the globe's leading industrialized countries, is underway in Japan, but some still question Russia's membership in the group, as The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Science, Tech & Environment

Probing Lake Baikal

Host Marco Werman gets the latest on a manned submarine expedition to the bottom of Russia's Lake Baikal, the deepest freshwater lake in the world, and Marco also speaks with Peter Thomson, who visited Lake Baikal to write a book about the place.

Politics

Russia seeks new pact with West

The Russian government is seeking to change its security relationship with the West, but the reception from NATO and Europe has been chilly, as The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Brussels, Belgium.