The Kremlin has postponed a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. That is worrying for Vladimir Putin.
Putin's rule has defined what political power means in post-Soviet Russia, with important consequences for the rest of the world.
A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
Sometimes low numbers are a cause for concern.
Has the world entered an era of ultra-low prices? An energy scholar argues that a long period of low oil prices will set the U.S. – and globe – back on the economy and the environment.
Is Vladimir Putin angling to stay in power after his latest term expires in 2024? There are three possible reasons to explain his move to back a constitutional amendment to reset his term limits.
Turkey is a NATO member but that doesn't mean its NATO allies will come to its support in Syria.
The war in Syria has reached a crisis point, with close to 400,000 deaths and more than 11 million people displaced.
A conflict frozen in time seems a possible outcome after a reshuffle of top officials in Ukraine and Russia.
Can the key external enablers of Libya's conflict also be peacemakers?
Vladimir Putin has proposed changes to the Russian constitution, which could mark the start of a shift in his persona as a national hero.
The seven ways Vladimir Putin wants to change Russia's constitution.
Putin's proposed changes to the constitution appear to be limiting the power of the presidency. But his sights are set beyond 2024 when he'll no longer be president.
Russia's cabinet resigned Wednesday, and it looked like an unexpected move. But a Russia scholar says it is part of a plan by leader Vladimir Putin to maintain power after he leaves office.
How conspiracy theories, such as the Crowdstrike theory that Ukraine was behind the attack of the Democratic Party's server, draw from storytelling techniques.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
Ukrainians may grudgingly accept compromise plan to resolve separatist conflict, but in so doing they could hand Russia a wedge to drive between them and the West
Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn? Who would Vladimir Putin want to see in Downing Street and why?
NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary with a leaders' meeting in London, five US scholars shed light on NATO's history and its potential future.