Against the backdrop of the G20, Russia and the US have made a deal over Syria. But it's Putin who holds the winning hand.
Amid the rising forces of populism and nationalism, it's easy to fear a new age of tyranny. But history proves tyrants are often no match against democracy and its defenders.
While the full details of the much-anticipated Trump-Putin meeting are not yet known, it appears Donald Trump gained little while conceding much.
A foreign policy expert takes a look at how the high-profile exchange between the U.S. and Russian leaders went down.
G20 meetings are usually bland, tightly-scripted affairs. Donald Trump has changed all of that with his retrenchment on climate change, free trade and internationalism.
All over the world people who have been harmed by the conventional money systems are devising alternative currencies, challenging the centralised monetary policy approach.
Russia has seized upon loopholes in lobbying laws, hiring PR firms to influence American public opinion and policy in ways that advance Russia's strategic interests.
A historian takes us beyond the noise in Washington and examines how US and Russian power and interests compare.
Russian media both hint toward the Russian regime’s prowess in influencing the US election, while simultaneously treating the accusation as baseless Western propaganda.
Pyongyang's latest missile test sparked a surprising reaction from the Russian leader.
America’s relations with Russia and China are now mired in angst, uncertainty and mutual suspicion.
In the French graphic-novel series La Présidente, François Durpaire, Laurent Muller and Farid Boudjellal imagine what might happen if Marine Le Pen wins the presidential election.
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.
Radical political change is not something Putin wants to celebrate.
Relations between Russia and the United States have reached an all-time low since the US strike on Syria. But Moscow knows that Washington will need its support if tension rises with North Korea.
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 Russian media expert spent the weekend consuming Russian coverage of America's response to the chemical attacks in Syria.
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?
Was this a one-off intervention – or a sign that Trump will undertake more of an effort to undermine the Assad regime?
'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.