The executive director of Human Rights Watch says that Donald Trump treats human rights legislation as a political tool rather than a matter of principle.
A pair of Russian soldiers have been detained on charges of offending religious believers after a video went viral last weekend showing them washing their shoes in holy water.
State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said foreign operators such as German intelligence agents may have poisoned the Kremlin critic.
Latest depression formed as a result of permafrost thaw after the region saw record temperatures and wildfires.
"The Russian role is as influential as the American role, so we are counting on them to reach understandings that stop the crisis and end the war," Syrian Democratic Council co-chair Riad Darar told Newsweek.
Nord Stream 2 undermines both the Transatlantic relationship and the idea of European unity. As former and current national leaders, diplomats, ministers, and experts, we call for the project to be stopped forthwith.
"China and Russia are united like a mountain, and their friendship is unbreakable," Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.
Kanye West returned to Twitter Tuesday night to share a scathing critique of the music industry and a mock-up album cover featuring Russian President, Vladimir Putin.
In an Instagram post, the Russian opposition leader shared that he was able to breathe on his own. His press secretary said he'd return to Russia.
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a former National Security Council director and impeachment witness, warned that President Donald Trump's efforts to please Russian President Vladimir Putin are a direct threat to American democracy.
The Polish National Defense Ministry told Newsweek it "assesses that recent anti-Polish narrative expressed by authorities of some nations participating in the exercise is motivated mainly by their internal propaganda needs."
Russia's Bezymianny volcano has been growing again after collapsing over 60 years ago.
"This is just the beginning," Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko warned as he cracked down on protests to retain power and shored up ties with his Russian ally.
Russia's regime increasingly looks like the de-institutionalized and repressive autocracies of post-Soviet Asia.
The former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told MSNBC that the U.S. president is not willing to stand up to his Russian counterpart.
Snowden has been in Russia since 2014, having fled to avoid prosecution for leaking a huge trove of classified documents detailing the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program.
Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said that a presidential trip to New York "is not advisable right now."
"We cannot help but change the direction of our struggle after comprehensively considering the year-end tasks that were under way with the nation-wide efforts," North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un decided.
The European Union and the U.S. have not accepted Belarus' August election results, as large anti-Lukashenko demonstrations have persisted within the country.
Monday's incident is thought to be the first time in decades that troops have fired at each other, as border forces traditionally do not carry loaded weapons.
Despite global condemnation of the Novichok attack on the Kremlin critic, the E.U. and the U.S. may find it hard to sanction Russia.
Amid heated criticisms as President Donald Trump focuses on securing oil reserves, a State Department spokesperson tells Newsweek, "We have been very clear regarding our overall policy goals in Syria."
A recent peer-reviewed study shows that Russia's vaccine creates an immune response with no negative side effects.
Intelligence officials have long warned that Russia, China and Iran are all trying to meddle in American elections.
The alliance's secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said that the use of such a poison was "horrific."
Experts not involved in the study said the results were encouraging, but more research is needed to prove its efficacy.
Alexei Navalny has long been one of President Vladimir Putin's most prominent domestic critics, and a target of the Russian regime.
The Russian opposition figure is being treated at Berlin's Charite hospital where he has been transferred from the Siberian city of Omsk.