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After a huge explosion that tore apart the international arrivals section of Moscow's busiest airport and killed more than 30 people, Russians are pointing the finger at Muslim militants from the north Caucasus. Read more»

Moscow's Red Square.

From afar, it looks like the spy scandal of the decade — 11 alleged Russian agents busted by the FBI on suspicion of infiltrating American society to feed policy secrets back to their spymasters in Moscow. Yet a closer look at the FBI’s investigation shows a sloppy operation that appears to have gathered little solid information. Read more»

In a country with no unifying ideology beyond WWII victory, parade honors history while overlooking tensions of today Read more»

Poles gather in national mourning.

Polish president Lech Kaczynski, 60, was killed in an air crash near the Russian city of Smolensk on Saturday morning along with 95 other people, after the airliner tried repeatedly to land in very foggy conditions. Read more»

President Obama, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, left, and Czech Republic President Vaclav Klaus share a toast during a luncheon at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday.

Real diplomacy doesn’t happen to the sound of applause. In recent weeks, it seems Obama has come to understand this and has shown a change in the White House’s game plan when it comes to international affairs. Read more» 1

Unrest in Bishkek, April 8.

Russia blesses the revolution in Kyrgyzstan, leaving America and China on the outside looking in at events in Bishkek. Read more»