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Spokesman: Gorbachev in hospital for tests

In this Saturday, March 30, 2013 former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev speaks during his open lecture ''Does a man changes history, or history change a man?” in Moscow, Russia. AP photo

A spokesman for Mikhail Gorbachev says the 82-year-old former Soviet president is in the Kremlin’s hospital for tests.

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Proud Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on

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Russian President Vladimir Putin. AP FILE PHOTO

The city of Volgograd was renamed Stalingrad for a day on Saturday as Russia marked the 70th anniversary of a brutal battle in which the Red Army defeated Nazi forces and changed the course of World War II.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Filipino’s grandmama could be Russia’s Anastasia

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COMPARE THE PORTRAITS The picture at left is that of the writer’s “Grandmama Tasia” when she was a young girl. The one at right is the portrait of the young Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov of Russia, which she found on the Internet. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

I first met Caty Petersen in October 2010 through a mutual friend, who was convinced that I was the right person to write Caty’s story.

Posted: May 13th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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