Josef Stalin

Rusting statue of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin is found at the bottom of a lake 62 years after it was dumped there amid a purge by his successor Khrushchev

A dismembered statue of Russian dictator Josef Stalin has been found at the bottom of a lake in the Ural Mountains more than six decades after it was …

Communist Party

Ask MHQ: Did Stalin Plan to Attack Hitler in 1941?

Q: Was Josef Stalin planning to attack Adolf Hitler in 1941, which would explain the Red Army’s forward deployment? David Van Horn Brooklyn Center, …

World History

Pro-Stalin Lawmaker Confirmed As Head Of Duma Culture Committee

An outspokenly pro-Stalin, nationalist lawmaker has been confirmed as head of the Russian State Duma's Culture Committee.

Russia

ACC Basketball In November?

In 1935, in a conversation about the power of the Catholic Church, Josef Stalin said “how many divisions does the pope have?”<p>Earlier, when he didn’t …

Duke Blue Devils

Police Search House Of Arrested Crimean Tatar's Home

Police in Ukrain'es Russia-annexed Crimea region have searched the house of detained Crimean Tatar Muslim Aliyev.

Russia

Putin coy about extending his rule in Russia beyond 2024

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has skirted a question about a possibility that he could stay at the helm beyond 2024. Speaking in an …

Russia

Putin says will step down as president after term expires in 2024

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would respect the Russian constitution which bans anyone from serving two consecutive presidential terms, meaning he will step down from his post in 2024 when his current term expires.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen on a screen at the …

Russia

Russian opposition leader and protesters jailed at anti-Putin rally

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, along with hundreds of anti-Putin protesters, have been detained by police during street protests against …

Russia

Tyrant Putin’s poisoning gamble has backfired spectacularly

Tyrants like Vladimir Putin are rarely in the habit of expressing remorse for their actions. About the only time Mr Putin has publicly hinted at feelings of regret was when he famously remarked that he regarded the collapse of the Soviet Union as “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe” of the 20th …

Russia

Russia Is Pretending to Have a Presidential Election

If you haven’t heard, there’s an election in Russia and President Vladimir Putin has already won. Well, Putin hasn’t technically won yet, but he’s …

Russia

Putin is on track for a win as Russians head to polls, but it's causing fears of a low turnout

Russians began voting in a presidential election on Sunday, and are set to give Vladimir Putin a commanding victory that could only be blemished if …

Russia

The Latest: Putin dodges question about future elections

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russia's presidential election (all times local):<p>12 a.m.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin has dodged a question about his …

Russia

Vladimir Putin cruises to election win, firms grip on Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six …

Russia

Voting commences in Russian presidential election

People across Russia have started voting in Sunday's presidential election, in which Vladimir Putin is seeking a fourth term in the Kremlin.<p>The size of the country requires one of the largest election operations in the world.<p>In the Pacific coast city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, polling stations …

World News

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Search continues for American missing for weeks in Slovenia<p>Heat wave across Europe<p>Investigators hope to find answers in Mexico plane crash<p>People …

Russia

Election News and Coverage

4:25 PM ET Tue, 3 July 2018<p>The Trump Justice Department has already withdrawn two policy documents related to colleges' enforcement of Title IX, a …

Russia

Putin wins fourth presidential term in landslide

<b>President Vladimir Putin won a fourth term in Russia’s presidential elections in a landslide victory, securing another six years in power. It will be</b> …

World News

A look at the 8 candidates in Russia's presidential election

next<p>prev<p>There are eight candidates in Sunday's Russian presidential election, including President Vladimir Putin.<p>With his approval rating topping 80 percent and rivals trailing far behind, Putin is set to easily win a fourth term. Putin's most vocal critic, the 41-year-old opposition leader Alexei …

Russia

Sure of win, Putin barely appears on election campaign trail

The Kremlin's only challenge is to ensure that turnout for Sunday's vote is sufficiently high to give Putin's record fourth term a stamp of …

Russia

Jeff Flake: Trump Needs To Be Challenged In GOP Primary

Lame duck Republican Sen. Jeff Flake appeared on NBC’s “Meet The Press” Sunday and said that President Trump should be challenged in the 2020 primary …

Republicans

Mueller probing if 2017 Seychelles meeting was effort to establish back channel to Kremlin | NOLA.com

WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller has gathered evidence that a secret meeting in the Seychelles just before the inauguration of Donald …

Donald Trump

Sergei Skripal: State-backed chemical assassinations

While British authorities have yet to determine if Sergei Skripal was poisoned, the former Russian spy’s health collapse fits a distinct pattern of …

Russia

Today in History for March 5th

Winston Churchill

Jeff Flake Denies 2020 Plans, But Says ‘I Never Rule Anything Out’

11:41 PM 02/27/2018<p>Lame duck Republican Sen. Jeff Flake denied to CNN on Tuesday of having plans to run for president, but he didn’t rule anything …

Jeff Flake

Craigslist ads lead to arrest of Warren man on illegal meds, identity theft charges

When Madison Heights police busted a former medical resident who was offering prescription drugs through Craigslist, they got a surprise — along with …

Detroit

Oakland County teens arrested after two schools threatened

Two Oakland County teenagers are facing criminal charges for allegedly making school threats, adding to the number of incidents that have occurred in …

Detroit

Former lawmaker Burton Leland, 'warrior' for social justice, dies at 69

Burton Leland, a former state lawmaker and Wayne County commissioner, has died. He was 69.<p>"Today, we lost one of Michigan’s and Detroit’s most …

Detroit

UAW moves beyond auto industry to colleges, expands by nearly 70K members

The UAW, historically linked to factory workers throughout the industrial heartland, is seeing significant growth in membership at academic …

Detroit

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash Sunday in Detroit

Detroit police are investigating two separate hit-and-run crashes that left one person dead and another critically injured Sunday morning.<p>In the …

Detroit

Meet the 7 candidates running against Vladimir Putin in Russia's presidential election

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's election officials have registered eight candidates for the March 18 presidential election, including President Vladimir Putin.<p>With his approval ratings topping 80 percent and rivals trailing far behind, Putin is set to easily win a fourth term. Putin's most vocal critic, the …

Russia