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News and analysis about all things Russia, including special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, the war in Ukraine, and more.

Why some countries don’t want to pick a side in Russia’s war in Ukraine

How Ukraine’s new weapons reflect a very different battlefield

Was Russia’s decision to cut off natural gas exports a mistake?

Here’s what the ICC can actually do about Putin’s war crimes

The isolation of Vladimir Putin

The International Space Station isn’t above global politics

No, Putin is not actually achieving his goals in Ukraine

Thinking through the unthinkable

Is Russia losing?

The neon shortage is a bad sign

The biggest funder of anti-nuclear war programs is taking its money away

What we can learn from Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s TV presidency

It took a war for Big Tech to take a side

An expert on the dismal state of nuclear treaties

Russia’s war in Ukraine, explained

Putin’s baffling war strategy

Big Tech’s Russia problem

The war in Ukraine could portend the end of the “long peace”

Why the US won’t send troops to Ukraine

The Ukrainian refugee crisis has already begun

US sanctions will squeeze Russia — but they’re unlikely to stop the war in Ukraine

Putin’s “Nazi” rhetoric reveals his terrifying war aims in Ukraine

The increasingly complicated Russia-Ukraine crisis, explained

Russia orders troops into eastern Ukraine, raising threat of larger invasion

Russia has 150,000 troops near Ukraine. What does that mean?

How Ukraine is responding to escalating threats of invasion

How to punish Russia for Ukraine

The Olympic ideal is about world peace. The Olympic reality is far from it.

Putin is rewriting history to justify his threats to Ukraine

Ukraine has more than Russia to worry about

America’s NATO expansion obsession plays into the Ukraine crisis

Can Russia back down in Ukraine?

What the Doomsday Clock is really counting down to

The pipeline at the center of geopolitical drama

The West has a few bargaining chips to stop Russia from invading Ukraine

Wait, is Russia going to invade Ukraine?

The space debris problem is getting dangerous

Apple shut down a voting app in Russia. That should worry everyone.

Can Biden do anything to stop ransomware attacks?

Biden’s big Putin bet