Federal and private investment is pouring into a remote and picturesque part of Siberia to transform it into a tourist hub. Marriott and McDonald’s in a land of milk and honey? Ouch. I went exploring to find out more about these plans.
I spoke with Edward Krucik, a leading Arctic scientist, about President Putin’s orders for the military to focus on the ...
It was a long 39 days in Sheremetyevo airport - for more than Edward Snowden and his entourage....
The Soviet Union wanted total self-sufficiency, which meant it needed copious amounts of cotton. To achieve this goal it decided ...
I always hoped a visit to the ‘The Motherland Calls’ statue commemorating the famous WWII Battle of Stalingrad would take me to the historic city of Volgograd. Instead, a more modern type of warfare brought me there.
The “Father of The Ringtone” tells me about mobile content as a long-range revenue generator and why the future’s so bright he’s ‘got to wear sunglasses’.
The great and the good of the startup world descended on the Russian Capital for TechCrunch Moscow. I snuck in to find out the secrets of getting a startup off the ground and into the Fortune 100.
The head of the State Duma’s New Media Committee wanted to ban the broadcasting of certain images captured with the famous Russian dash cam! I think not! You’re not taking this away from us after what we’ve seen with it! Note: When contacted for comment about the offending dash camera we found he didn’t have a social […]
I went to the Tver Region to learn how one scientist taught himself to raise orphaned brown bear cubs and successfully reintroduce them to the forest. It was amazing to see how he saves the symbol of Russia from languishing in the circus or worse. I have never wanted to steal something so bad in my life as a little baby bear.