South Ossetia News
Russia Stages Classical Concert in Recaptured Palmyra Amphitheater
An orchestra from one of Russia’s most famous theaters today played a concert in a Roman amphitheater in the ancient city of Palmyra to triumph its recapture by Syrian government forces. Syrian troops retook Palmyra from ISIS militants in late-March under the cover of Russian airstrikes and
Are President Obama's Vacations Cursed?
For the past six years, it might seem like there has been a coordinated effort underway between Mother Nature, Vladimir Putin and House Republicans to make sure President Obama can never vacation peacefully. From the fiscal cliff (2012) to Crimea, to this year’s crisis in...
Hogs of War? Russia Accuses Neighbor of Pig Sabotage
A top Russian health official has accused neighboring Georgia of launching a devastating biological war… against Russian pigs. Gennady Onishchenko, the Kremlin’s chief “sanitary doctor,” said that Georgia was the source of what appeared to be an “artificially created” outbreak of African Swine ...
Official: President Obama Personally Worked to Have Russia and Georgia Resolve Trade Dispute
Russia’s attempt to join the World Trade Organization consumed much of the discussion between President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, officials from both countries said today.
Russian Leadership's Backyard Troubles
Ongoing Ethnic and Political Tensions in the Caucasus Are Becoming a Threat to the Leadership in Moscow
Tensions Flare as Russia-Georgia War Anniversary Approaches
ABC's Alexander Marquardt reports from Moscow: "Provocative" has been a popular word in Russia and Georgia in recent days, each country liberally painting the other with the label on a near-daily basis as the anniversary of the 2008 war between...
Looking for a Relaxing Summer Vacation? Don't Travel Here
Travel Warnings: With So Many Places in the World Worth Seeing, Avoid These Danger Zones
Obama and Medvedev: Agreement and Disagreement
"It is important to note that there are many points on which we can work," Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said today at his joint event with President Obama, according to a translation from the White House. "And indeed there are...
'No Room for Debate': Bush Orders Russia Out of Georgia
Says Disputed Regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia 'Are a Part of Georgia'; Russia Defiant