Politics / Kyrgyz president gets 90% of votes, early results show Kyrgyz president gets 90% of votes, early results show

24 Jul, 12:23 PM 106 comments

Early results from Kyrgyzstan's presidential election gave an overwhelming lead to incumbent Kurmanbek Bakiyev in a vote the opposition said was rigged.

Politics / Russia invaded Georgia on false pretext, Biden says Russia invaded Georgia on false pretext, Biden says

24 Jul, 12:19 PM 118 comments

Russia "used a pretext to invade your country," Vice President Biden told Georgian children, explaining that the bigger neighbor hoped to wreck Georgia's economy this way and persuade its people that "democracy doesn't work."

Sports / Russia’s Tursunov reaches quarter-finals of Indianapolis Championship Russia’s Tursunov reaches quarter-finals of Indianapolis Championship

24 Jul, 11:01 PM 99 comments

Russian Dmitry Tursunov will find a familiar face waiting for him in the quarter-finals at the ATP Indianapolis Championships when he plays Frank Dancevic for the second time in six weeks.

Politics / EU heads off another Russia-Ukraine gas row EU heads off another Russia-Ukraine gas row

24 Jul, 10:56 PM 105 comments

The European Union is trying to head off another damaging gas row between Russia and Ukraine amid fears that crucial supplies to Europe could again be cut off this winter.

Russia in the World / Russian police arrest FBI's consultant on organized crime in Russia Russian police arrest FBI's consultant on organized crime in Russia

24 Jul, 10:29 PM 108 comments

A police official researching organized crime in Russia for a US university was arrested after obtaining information on high-level corruption.

Military / Venezuela needs more Russian weapons - Chavez Venezuela needs more Russian weapons - Chavez

24 Jul, 10:24 PM 113 comments

Venezuela is set on getting more Russian weapons, as it still needs to improve its military power, President Chavez says.

Politics / Biden pledges America's full support for Georgia on the way to democracy Biden pledges America's full support for Georgia on the way to democracy

24 Jul, 10:21 PM 95 comments

The United States stands by Georgia on its way to becoming a free and democratic country, Joe Biden, the Vice President of the US, told politicians in Tbilisi.



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