Friday 1 June 2012
April 06, 2012
Sarajevo Then And Now
A look back at scenes of Sarajevo taken after the 44-month siege of the city and today, 20 years later. More than 11,500 men, women, and children were killed in the bombardment of the city by Bosnian Serb forces, the longest such siege in modern European history. (Photos by Reuters)
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.