Articles by Lynn Berry



Surgut Plane Crash Kills 3, Hurts 43

  • 01 January 11
  • Associated Press
A jet heading to Moscow caught fire and then exploded during takeoff in central Russia on Saturday, killing three people and injuring 43, officials said.

Son of U-2 Pilot Gary Powers Has Own Mission in Russia

  • 05 May 10
  • AP
A half-century after U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers was shot down while flying a U-2 spy plane over the Soviet Union, his son has come to Moscow on a mission of his own. By telling his late father's story, he hopes to preserve Cold War history and prevent future generations from facing the threat of nuclear war.

Ukrainian Rivals Campaign in Davos

  • 01 February 10
  • The Associated Press
Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and opposition leader Viktor Yanukovych spoke by video link from separate locations in Ukraine.

Saakashvili Rejects Continued Calls for Resignation

  • 10 April 09
  • The Associated Press
About 20,000 people took to the streets in Tbilisi on Friday in a second day of protests calling for the resignation of Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili, but the embattled president rejected their demands and called for dialogue with his critics.