Sunday 1 April 2012
March 15, 2012
Vladimir Putin's Lessons In Machismo
Vladimir Putin, Russia's diminutive ex-spy-cum-president-cum-prime-minister-cum-president has gone to great lengths, distances, and depths to cultivate his image as a swashbuckling man of action. RFE/RL takes a look at some of the Russian leader's most robust photo ops over the years.
March 14, 2012
Dangerous Downhills: Ski Resorts You'll Never Visit
Planning your next ski vacation? Feeling adventurous? Don't let a little unrest get in the way of your rest and relaxation. As it turns out Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, and (soon) Chechnya offer offbeat getaways for those unafraid of a little risk while on the piste.
February 06, 2012
60 Years On British Throne For Queen Elizabeth II
Eighty-six-year-old Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Diamond Jubilee on June 4. Elizabeth, who took up the throne after her father, George VI, died in February 1952, is Britain's longest-serving monarch after Queen Victoria, who reigned for more than 63 years.