The death of dissident cleric Ayatollah Montazeri energizes the democratic opposition.
MOSCOW — Yegor T. Gaidar, the economist who oversaw the largest transition from Communism to capitalism as the first finance minister of post-Soviet Russia, only to be vilified by his countrymen for the decade of poverty that followed, died on Wednesday. He was 53. via Russia’s Market Reform Architect Dies at 53 – Obituary Obit […]
Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the alleged shooter in the Fort Hood massacre, will face an additional 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder, Army officials said Wednesday. Hasan, a U.S. Army psychiatrist, already has been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder for the 13 people who were fatally shot at the Army post on November […]