Putin says his country is impervious to threats from the West. But new U.S. sanctions aim to upend that claim. Washington's new mood: "Punish Russia as hard as possible."
The deal would address the future of Assad, Iran's place in Syria - and Syria's relations with Israel.
Michael McFaul got to know how Russia's president thinks. And he's clear on one thing: Thanks to Trump, "the world looks pretty good from Putin's point of view."
Russia is the world's biggest energy exporter, but for the past four years, sagging oil prices have severely hurt its economy. Trump's actions could reverse that.
The Kremlin may have ordered a hit on an ex-Russian spy in the U.K. But some point to a scarier prospect—that Moscow's death squads did it on their own.
Britain is cracking down on dubious money, and some ex-Soviet oligarchs are starting to worry.
The U.S. Treasury Department will soon start looking for more of the Kremlin's breadcrumbs abroad. Will they lead to Trump?
Why the Kremlin is using mercenaries to fight its foreign wars.
China is leading the world in developing unbreakable encryption using quantum physics.
"The Kremlin is trying to find safer ways to sex up the [presidential] campaign—and Sobchak is ideal."
Money laundering experts are concerned about Russia's new interest in cryptocurrencies.
Vladimir Putin thought he had finally found an American president he could rely on. He was wrong.
Kislyak figures prominently in at least three strands of the Russiagate scandal—is he just doing his job or trying to subvert American democracy?
Until the West crushes ISIS's ideology, bombings like the one in Manchester are going to continue—and maybe become more common.
Despite the palpable relief at the result in Brussels, Macron's margin victory was in fact uncomfortably small.
The Russian president's propaganda machine labels all dissidents as extremists, the state consolidates power in the name of security—and terrorism continues.
The report published by Buzzfeed is a strange mix of amateurish and insightful.
It's getting harder for centrists to convince themselves right-wing nationalism will disappear any time soon.