French film star Gérard Depardieu has officially become a resident of Saransk, Mordovia, to avoid a proposed 75% income tax.
Vladimir Putin loves (big) cats. In fact, he loves them so much that he’s accused of rigging a popular vote in order to get a snow leopard on the ballot.
Frost/Nixon, Dan Rather/Saddam Hussein even Katie Couric/Sarah Palin are some of the great or exposing interviews in the age of modern media. Supermodel grilling Russian prime minister? Not so much. (Via the Guardian.)
Since 1924 visitors from around the globe have flocked to Moscow’s famous Red Square to view the body of former revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin. But now, the Bolshevik could be relocating six feet under–if the Russian …
As WikiLeaks continues to out diplomatic cables in the pursuit of “truth”, the Brits have found their own relic of the cold war spy game — or so they think.