A Russian-American journalist says Russia's President Vladimir Putin is "ruining" the country. She says the case of imprisoned businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky is an example of how Putin quashes political dissent.
With all the drama over Russia's intentions in Crimea, another Russian story has been pushed to the back pages. Pussy Riot.
Now the Russian punk protest group is back in the headlines. There's a disturbing video making the rounds, that shows an apparent attack on two Pussy Riot members.
From success in Sochi to the plummeting rouble, Russia has had a years of extreme highs and lows. Writer Masha Gessen has been thinking and writing about those ups and downs since leaving Russia at the beginning of the year.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with journalist Masha Gessen in Moscow, about Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's wealthiest man, now an outspoken prisoner facing more jail time on charges of embezzlement and money laundering.