Videos and Blogs
Remembering WWII in Poland and Russia
World leaders gathered in Poland today to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II amid rising tensions between Russia and Poland. Vladimir Lensky of Russia’s Channel One television and bloggers discuss Russia's role and responsibility in WWII.
Posted: September 1, 2009 16:38
Public dissent on the rise in Russia as economy declines
A Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that as the Russian economy sags, the public is warming up to anti-government protesters and Russian leaders will have a more difficult time marginalizing dissenting voices.
Posted: March 10, 2009 12:43
Obama could see more cooperation with Russia
Angela Stent of Georgetown University discusses how President Barack Obama might deal with Russian leaders and his approach to the proposed missile shield in eastern Europe and cooperating with Russia to deal with Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Posted: January 26, 2009 16:15
Perspectives / Video
It’s the Vladimir Putin Show!
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's recent appearance on radio and television for a Q&A centered on the faltering Russian economy.
Posted: December 5, 2008 12:48
Putin goes by many terms and titles
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that Vladimir Putin's several titles -- from president to prime minister -- are window-dressings to his sprawling power.
Posted: November 20, 2008 16:08