Russia's Security Council veto of action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is rooted in global prestige and regional interests.
The introduction of the YARS missile and the beginning of hypersonic weapon development signal a change for Russian strategic posture.
The Russian Akula submarine found roving the Gulf of Mexico is not surprising. It can be explained if put in the context of Russia's traditional foreign policy style.
Saturday's Russian protests in the country and around the world will transform politics in the country for decades.
Despite the protest movement in Russia, Vladimir Putin will be again elected as president this Sunday. But, this new era of Putinism will resemble the stagnation of the 1970s under Brezhnev.
The reaction on the streets of Moscow following the election results brough about by possible fraud are signs of a growing and developing civil society in Russia.
A look at how the next generation of Eastern Europeans will impact the region.
Putin seems unsure of how to handle shifting public opinion and the unprecedented protests in Russia.