America’s relations with Russia and China are now mired in angst, uncertainty and mutual suspicion.
The Kremlin wants to build strong alliances with "pro-Russian" forces in the West. In France's upcoming election, Putin is placing his bets on two right-wing candidates for president.
Their policies on Syria, Russia, terrorism and the European Union.
The Noril’sk nickel deposits In Russia are unique: giant volcanic eruptions 250 million years ago released colossal amounts of nickel into the atmosphere, kickstarting the Great Dying.
What vastly complicates Western policy in Syria is how to sanction Assad on one hand and deal with Islamic State on the other, without the country unravelling completely.
To understand the complexities of the conflict in Syria and what might happen next, it helps to untangle the three layers of strife in the war-torn country.
A bastion of liberal values in an illiberal climate.
Russia's relationship with the West is on a knife edge after the US bombing of Syria. But the ghosts of Cold War past have lessons for today's political leaders.
US-Russia relations have hit their roughest patch since the Cold War. What's in store for the Trump administration's first official visit to Moscow?
Are Trump’s missile strikes against Syria constitutional? An expert on Congress and foreign policy provides a brief history of how the separation of war powers has blurred over time.
'America First' apparently doesn't mean a step away from playing the world's policeman – and three more things to note about U.S. airstrikes on Syria.
A thawing of tensions between the two superpowers seems as far away as it was under Obama.
Donald Trump suddenly appears to have been overcome with a sense of responsibility towards the people of Syria. How can that be explained?
From the Islamic State to North Caucasian rebels and far-right nationalists, Russia is facing overlapping extremist threats.
A cloud continues to hover over Russian interference in the US presidential election.
The Trump administration is facing a tough choice.
In Russia, social networks have given a new life to the conspiracy theory that HIV-AIDS is a global hoax.
Beyond her own personal humiliation, the ramifications of Park’s fall are already reverberating from domestic South Korean politics into the fraught geopolitics of Northeast Asia.
The tale of how and why Russia ceded its control over Alaska to the U.S. 150 years ago is actually two tales and two intertwining histories.
The rocky relationship between Russia and the West is on a knife edge. But simple dialogue and face-to-face discussions can go a long way to easing tensions.