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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

Joe Bergantino (Photo credit Boston University)

Boston-Based Journalists Detained In Russia

Two former journalists have been detained in Russia while teaching a news reporting workshop, according to reports.

10/16/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in U.S. District Court, July 10, 2013. (Sketch from Christine Cornell)

Tsarnaev Lawyers Deny Claims They Posed As FBI Employees

Prosecutors said the allegation came from the Russian government, which expelled the investigators.

09/15/2014

International media broadcast alongside wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Russia Part Of The Problem

So, let me see if I have this straight – according to our government, the evidence points straight to Russia and its militia friends in Eastern Ukraine as the culprits in the largest mass murder of civilian airline passengers since 9/11.

07/21/2014

Space X's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on April 18, 2014 carrying its Dragon CRS3 spacecraft on a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Private US firm SpaceX launched its unmanned Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on April 18, 2014, its third trip carrying supplies and equipment to the orbiting lab. After three earlier delays, the Falcon 9 rocket and its Dragon capsule finally blasted off as planned at 3:25 pm (1925 GMT) from Cape Canaveral in Florida. AFP PHOTO / Bruce Weaver (Photo credit should read BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Russia Gets Snarky On US Space Program

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu looks at why Russia won’t cut the United States’ ride to space.

05/01/2014

Tamerlan Tsarnaev's 2009 booking photo. (Image courtesy: Cambridge Police)

Report: Russia Withheld Information On Tamerlan Tsarnaev

The New York Times, citing an inspector general’s report, reported the Russian government had information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev two years before the attacks, but did not share it with the FBI.

04/10/2014

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Boston-Area Ukrainians Rally In Support Of Their Homeland

Local Ukrainians concerned about Russian military movements rallied outside Faneuil Hall and gathered at a Jamaica Plain church.

03/02/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry on Face The Nation. (CBS)

John Kerry Warns Of Consequences For Russia After Ukraine Invasion

Secretary of State John Kerry appeared on Sunday morning’s Face The Nation.

03/02/2014

A pro-Russian activist holds a Russian flag during a rally in Simferopol, Ukraine. (Photo by Genya Savilov/Getty Images)

Boston Ukraine Community Reacts To Crisis In Homeland

The clash between Russia and Ukraine has local Ukrainians concerned about relatives.

03/02/2014

Gary Lapierre

Isn’t It Amazing? Can’t We All Just Get Along !!!

I make the statement that I prefer to be in Florida during the winter months and a couple of knuckleheads touch off an argument on global warming.

02/25/2014

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