SHANGHAI — What Xi Jinping has accomplished over the past year doesn't look like an old-fashioned Communist Party putsch. There aren't red banners in the streets or blaring loudspeakers. But Chinese and Western analysts agree that Xi has achieved a remarkable consolidation of power.
LARAMIE — Former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev offered both sympathy and caution to the protest movement against poverty, corporate greed and injustice that has sprung up in the United States and elsewhere.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — As a small boy growing up in the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic in the late 1980s, Anton Kim was instructed by his family not to talk at school about the political discussions they had at home.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Homecoming weekend festivities begin at the University of Wyoming on Thursday.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming students will have an opportunity to dine with former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev.
LARAMIE — Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (mih-kah-EEL' gohr-bah-CHAHV') will speak at the University of Wyoming this fall.
RED LODGE — Harry Koyama jerked to a halt when Lewis the mountain lion walked by him.
WASHINGTON — Sixty years ago, American politics was embittered by an accusation couched as a question: “Who lost China?” The implied indictment was that America had fumbled away a possession through incompetence or sinister conniving.
I was invited earlier this year to lecture at the law school at Bashkir State University in Ufa, Russia — two time zones East of Moscow near the Ural mountains. The ninth largest city in Russia, it has over a million people. It is a large oil and gas center.