Fred Weir

Russia-Belarus union rumored

President Vladimir Putin may be about to unveil a political bombshell: a full-scale union between Russia and its smaller Slavic neighbor...

Kyrgyzstan protests spread

Echoes of Ukraine's "Orange " have struck in the central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan, where opposition activists have burned a police station...

Who is influencing Ukraine vote?

Kiev, Ukraine, and WASHINGTON, D. C. — The international observers began arriving in Kiev by the planeload yesterday to oversee Sunday's presidential revote. By the...