Adam Federman is a reporting fellow with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. 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.
Angered by tainted parliamentary elections, thousands of Russians have taken to the streets.
Five years after the death of the Russian journalist, police have arrested a central figure in the murder. But will the investigation get to the bottom of all the uncomfortable truths about Politkovskaya's murder?