Beloved in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, Jimmy Carter became the 39th US president and used his office to make human rights a priority throughout the world.
Policymakers and others often invoke the 1957 Russian launch of sputnik when trying to spark a discussion about education reform. A rhetoric scholar examines how often they succeed.
The collapse of the self-proclaimed republic ushers in a new reality in the South Caucasus. For Armenia, the first concern is how to accommodate the needs of 100,000-plus refugees.
Russia seeks evidence in western countries that justifies its anti-Ukraine propaganda, and Canadian Parliament has provided it with much-needed ammunition for a tired and erroneous argument.
Azerbaijan and Armenia have been contesting this region of the South Caucasus since before the break-up of the Soviet Union.
With the rise of China and shifting international power dynamics, New Zealand needs to find its place in a complex system of alliances and partnerships.
The Catholic community that Pope Francis will visit later this month has a complex history that goes back to the 13th century, when the Mongol Empire was founded by Genghis Khan.
A monumental book, newly translated into English, describes in painstaking, archeological detail, how the socialist project transformed the spaces in which Soviet citizens lived.
Spying was a concern from the dawn of the nuclear age, but charges that J. Robert Oppenheimer, who led the development of the first nuclear weapons, was a Soviet spy have been proved wrong.
The sites provide a rare tangible record of the international solidarity that existed during the Cold War.
Russia’s systematic manipulation of children dates back long before the war in Ukraine, to when the Soviet Union first made false promises to its large population of orphans.
China has provided Russia with economic support during the war in Ukraine. But Beijing may be concerned over recent events in Moscow.
The Kakhovka Dam was once a symbol of harmony and co-operation among Russia and various Soviet Union republics. Its destruction vividly illustrates the death of those Soviet-era ideals.
The indictment identifies categories of risk to the United States and its allies due to his alleged mishandling of classified documents. A scholar of intelligence studies examines four of them.
Lack of control over its borders and corruption are two of the issues that could complicate Moldova’s bid to join the EU.
There are no polemics in Serhii Plokhy’s book about the Russo-Ukranian war. The Ukranian historian lets the facts speak – showing remarkable restraint.
Cold war intrigue and an international legal fight were behind one of the most popular video games ever.
A historian looks at the steps leading up to Finland joining the Western strategic alliance – and what that means for small nations elsewhere.
Finland has gone from neutral to Nato member in 30 years and Sweden could be set to follow.
Gareth Jones reported on Moscow’s genocide against the Ukrainian people in the 1930s. His story holds lessons and an example for those reporting on the latest conflict.