Nearly 1,500 Protesters Arrested at Alexey Navalny Rallies in Russia

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Nearly 1,500 Protesters Arrested at Alexey Navalny Rallies in Russia” – below is their description. Police in Russia arrested nearly 1,500 people Wednesday during a day of demonstrations throughout the country calling for freedom for imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The largest protest was in Moscow, where … Read more Nearly 1,500 Protesters Arrested at Alexey Navalny Rallies in Russia

Travel: A Fairytale Journey Through St. Petersburg

When Napolean advanced on Moscow in the winter of 1812, the Moscovites burned the city to the ground to foil him, so one might say that in so doing they destroyed their history. Stalin’s seven skyscrapers – the Seven Sisters – today dominate the skyline but there are few tangible monuments of a glorious past. … Read more Travel: A Fairytale Journey Through St. Petersburg