Kimberly Marten

A portrait of the owner of private military company Wagner Group Yevgeny Prigozhin lays at an informal memorial next to the former 'PMC Wagner Centre' in St. Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 24, 2023.

Reported death of Wagner Group leader ‘strengthens Putin’s hold on power,’ analyst says


Many questions remain a day after the reported death of Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin in a plane crash. The World’s host Marco Werman speaks with Kimberly Marten, who has studied the Wagner Group and testified about it on Capitol Hill. She is also a professor at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with his Kazakh counterpart, Nursultan Nazarbayev, on December 22, 2014.

Russia’s ‘incompetent’ spies get nabbed in New York, but here’s why it doesn’t matter


For Obama & Putin, G-20 Summit Brings a Big Chill

Strained U.S.-Russian Relations Lead to Canceled Summit

21st Century Cold War? Tensions Rise Between U.S. and Russia, China

Snowden Pulls Request for Russian Aslyum

After days in a Moscow airport, Edward Snowden broke his silence through a statement issued by Wikileaks. The NSA leaker accused the United States government of trying to intimidate him, leaving him a stateless person and pressuring other nations to revoke his request for asylum. “The Obama administration has now adopted the strategy of using […]