Yuri Zarakhovich

As the first and so far only Russian correspondent for TIME magazine since August 1988, Zarakhovich has been covering events like the breakup of the Soviet Union, the failed attempt of democracy in a new Russia, and the return of authoritarianism. He has also previously worked at the Associated Press, and in 1998 he was granted a Ph.D. in history for his research of the U.S. press coverage of Islamic Renaissance in the post-Soviet Space.

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Gazprom Targets Larger Share of the U.S. Energy Market

On July 31 the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin formally launched the construction of the new strategic 1,800 kilometer Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok natural gas pipe-line, which is designed to ensure exports to

Russian Unemployment Figures Rapidly Rising

On Tuesday April 14, traffic on the Garden Ring Road in downtown Moscow was seriously hampered, as President Dmitry Medvedev made a high profile visit to the Institute of Contemporary