The deal means disappointment—or at least an ongoing legal limbo—for the thousands who have been piling into flimsy boats to reach Greece.
Russia’s ban on Western food imports has sparked a revival of locally sourced delicacies.
As the country’s economy worsens the Kremlin prepares for a wave of potential unrest.
History suggests the Russian president will hit back hard if a bomb brought down a Russian plane over the Sinai Desert.
Russia’s recent military support of Syria is more about Ukraine than the Middle East
By playing nice on Iran, Russia hopes to strengthen its hand on Ukraine.
One year later, the victors in the war in Ukraine are hard to identify.
Furious at sanctions from the West, Russia is preparing to hold the EU hostage over fuel, as winter draws near
As far as Ukraine goes, Russia has reached a kind of bloody stalemate: the mouse lost its tail, but ended up escaping westwards
China and Russia are dramatically expanding their navies in a bid to project power around the world.
Gulnara Karimova has been stuck in her mansion since February over allegations that run the gamut from corruption to black magic. Oh, and her dad's the president.