Adam Federman is a reporting fellow with Type Investigations. He is the author of Fasting and Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray.
An alliance is born between anti-gay, anti-abortion American groups and the Russian Orthodox Church.
Putin will doubtless win the presidency again. But he faces a very different country from the one he has ruled unchallenged for the last twelve years.
Angered by tainted parliamentary elections, thousands of Russians have taken to the streets.