Gorbachev's marriage, like his politics, broke the mold
Mikhail Gorbachev was laid to rest Saturday in Moscow's Novodevichy Cemetery next to his wife, Raisa, with whom he shared the world stage in a visibly close and loving marriage that was unprecedented for a Soviet leader. Gorbachev's very public devotion to his family broke the stuffy mold of previous Soviet leaders, just as his openness to political reform did. Co-owned by Gorbachev, it was forced to shut under official pressure after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.news.yahoo.com
U.S. says Russian intelligence orchestrated attack on Nobel laureate
Dmitry Muratov, the editor of the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, was traveling on a train from Moscow to Samara on April 7 when an unknown assailant attacked him with a mixture of red paint and acetone, burning his eyes. The assailant yelled, “Muratov, here’s one for our boys” — an apparent reference to Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine.washingtonpost.com
3 US-based economists win Nobel for research on wages, jobs
A U.S.-based economist has won the Nobel prize for economics for pioneering research that showed an increase in minimum wage doesn't lead to less hiring and immigrants don't lower pay for native-born workers, challenging commonly held ideas.
Media groups welcome 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for journalists
Journalists, human rights groups and other activists enthusiastically welcomed the awarding of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize to two journalists at a time when media groups around the world face new pressures and crackdowns from the authorities.
Nobel Peace Prize goes to Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov for efforts to protect freedom of expression
The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression. This is a breaking news story, please check back later for more.cnbc.com