Marc Bennetts

Will Putin's World Cup Gamble Pay Off for Russia?

Russia is hoping the World Cup will improve its international image, which may be a challenge considering the Kremlin has been accused of war crimes in Syria and Ukraine, spy poisonings in Britain and election meddling in the U.S. and other Western countries.

Six More Years of Putin

In Russia, Vladimir Putin's reign will continue until 2024 and maybe beyond. What will that mean for America - and the world?

Radiation Nation

Why Russia is having a meltdown over activists protesting its state nuclear agency.

The Grand Theft Auto Killers

One of the most horrific killing sprees under Putin was also one of the most mystifying, giving rise to explosive rumors of high-level cover-ups and terrible vengeance.

What's Aleppo?

As Syrian and Russian warplanes pounded rebel-held areas in Aleppo, Moscow residents seemed to respond with a collective shrug.