Alexeyeva, who founded Russia's oldest human rights organization, challenged the Soviet and Russian regimes for decades.
The lunar rocks, recovered by the USSR in the '70s, are the only known documented samples in private hands, according to Sotheby's.
"Horrific crimes" were committed under the Soviet hammer and sickle, noted Lithuania's ambassador to the U.S.
At one point, people suspected that the missing Air Force captain had defected to the Soviet Union.
“The Soviet Union may have fallen, but the evil it represents is alive and well in Putin’s Russia," Graham said.
An international chemical weapons group's analysis confirms British tests on the poison -- and further points to Russia as the culprit.
History shows us where the real danger lies -- when governments control doctors.
The chemical weapon was developed in secret in the Soviet Union in the 1980s.
The suspected New York attacker was originally from Uzbekistan before legally emigrating to the United States. Here’s what you need to know about the central Asian country.
The FBI set off warning bells about Lee Harvey Oswald the month before President John F. Kennedy's killing.
I remember traveling the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe after the fall of Communism. I found it interesting to see
Russia’s income gap is widening to American levels, according to a landmark new study of Moscow's post-Communist balance sheet.
We've survived a disturbingly long list of nuclear near-misses.
During the Cold War, U.S. foreign service officers cleaned embassy bathrooms and unloaded trucks.