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  1. Russians Escape North Korea on a Hand-Pushed Railcar Foreign, Today

    Russia said some of its diplomats and their family members, including children, had used creative means to leave North Korea, which closed its borders over a year ago because of the pandemic.

  2. Boeing 777 Makes an Emergency Landing in Moscow After Engine Warning Foreign, Today

    Pilots diverted to an airport in Moscow after an indicator warned of a possible engine failure on the airplane, a week after engines failed on two other Boeing jets.

  3. North Korea’s borders are closed, but Russia says some of its citizens found a way out by trolley. Foreign, Today

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry said some of its citizens, including a diplomat and his 3-year-old, had left North Korea on a hand-pushed railroad trolley.

  4. Armenia in an Uproar, as Its Prime Minister Warns of an ‘Attempted Military Coup’ Foreign, Yesterday

    A group of generals called for the resignation of the prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, in a dispute that has its roots in a humiliating loss in a war last year.

  5. Is ‘Avalanche’ the Answer to a 62-Year-Old Russian Mystery Over 9 Deaths? Foreign, Yesterday

    Was it U.F.O.s? Yeti? The K.G.B.? The riddle of who or what killed nine young hikers has inspired conspiracy theories for decades. Two scientists now say a natural disaster may be to blame.

  6. Will Anything Stop Putin’s Pet Project? Op Ed, Yesterday

    Nord Stream 2, a direct pipeline from Russia to Germany, isn’t going away. Neither is the clamor to cancel it.

  7. Your Wednesday Briefing Foreign, February 23

    Syria’s economy in distress.

  8. After Russian Cyberattack, Looking for Answers and Debating Retaliation Washington, February 23

    Key senators and corporate executives warned at a hearing on Tuesday that the “scope and scale” of the hacking of government agencies and companies, the most sophisticated in history, were still unclear.

  9. Looking for Something New in Russia’s ‘New People’ Party Foreign, February 23

    Critics see an old trick, a phony opposition group blessed by the Kremlin as an alternative to the movement spawned by Aleksei A. Navalny.

  10. Rangers Star Takes Leave After Accusations He Assaulted a Woman in a Bar Sports, February 22

    Artemi Panarin denies the allegations made by a former K.H.L. coach. The team says their top scorer has been targeted for criticizing Vladimir Putin.

  11. Your Monday Briefing Foreign, February 21

    The Schengen Area closes up.

  12. How Investigative Journalism Flourished in Hostile Russia Business, February 21

    A new wave of news outlets has used conventional, and unconventional, methods to pierce the veil of Putin’s power.

  13. China Censors the Internet. So Why Doesn’t Russia? Foreign, February 21

    The Kremlin has constructed an entire infrastructure of repression but has not displaced Western apps. Instead, it is turning to outright intimidation.

  14. Russian Court Clears Way to Send Navalny to a Penal Colony Foreign, February 20

    The fate of opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny remains unclear, however. He could be held in a high-security prison in Moscow for other pending legal matters.

  15. Biden Tells Allies ‘America Is Back,’ but Macron and Merkel Push Back Washington, February 19

    All three leaders seemed to recognize, though, that their first virtual encounter was a moment to celebrate the end of the “America First” era.

  16. Rusia ofreció al mundo millones de dosis de vacuna. ¿Puede cumplir? en Español, February 19

    El Kremlin se anotó puntos de propaganda y apuntaló varios de sus objetivos de política exterior al ofrecer su vacuna Sputnik V en el mundo. Pero su capacidad de producción es limitada.

  17. Russia Is Offering to Export Hundreds of Millions of Vaccine Doses, but Can It Deliver? Foreign, February 19

    The Kremlin has scored propaganda points and bolstered several longstanding foreign policy goals by offering its Sputnik V vaccine around the world. But it has limited production capacity.

  18. Israel and Syria Complete a Prisoner Swap, Mediated by Russia Foreign, February 18

    An Israeli woman in her 20s was allowed to leave Syria for Russia, after Israel returned two captured shepherds to Syria.

  19. Belarus Jails 2 Journalists for Covering Protests Foreign, February 18

    After crushing mass demonstrations calling for his ouster, President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko has engaged in a broad crackdown on dissent and stepped up retaliation against critics.

  20. Israel Is in Talks to Free Woman Who Crossed the Syrian Frontier Foreign, February 17

    Israel and Syria are working on a prisoner exchange, with Russian mediation, after an Israeli woman slipped over the boundary and was detained in Syria.

  21. Fake Doctors, Fake Documents: How a Russian Doping Lie Fell Apart Sports, February 17

    With investigators closing in, the high jumper Danil Lysenko needed a paper trail to support his story. Top Russian track officials provided it by creating a fake hospital.

  22. After a Decade of Chaos, Can a Splintered Libya Be Made Whole? Foreign, February 16

    An interim government promises peace, unity and democratic elections. Skeptical Libyans say they’ve heard this promise before.

  23. Alexéi Navalny, el hombre que encarna a la oposición rusa contra Putin en Español, February 16

    Incluso de niño, el líder de la oposición rusa se resistía a la autoridad. Ahora, supone una amenaza creciente para la máxima autoridad del país, el presidente Vladimir Putin.

  24. Daniil Medvedev Finds Another Way of Playing Professional Tennis Sports, February 16

    How is this elite tennis player different from all other tennis players? Let us count the ways. But can he win a Grand Slam title?

  25. The Haunted House of Soviets Gets a New Life Foreign, February 16

    Residents of Kaliningrad, Russia’s westernmost region, search for meaning in a building many see as an egregious architectural mistake. “It’s ugly, but it’s ours.”

  26. Aslan Karatsev of Russia Continues an Unlikely Run at Australian Open Sports, February 16

    The unknown Russian became one of the few players to make the semifinal of a Grand Slam after surviving the qualifying tournament.

  27. Your Tuesday Briefing N Y T Now, February 15

    New hotel quarantines in Britain.

  28. What We Learned From Mubarak Op Ed, February 15

    Regimes that muzzle their people’s voices eventually push people into venting their frustrations from muzzles of a different sort.

  29. A Decade After the Arab Spring, Autocrats Still Rule the Mideast Foreign, February 14

    The popular uprisings of 2011 mostly failed, but they gave the region a taste for democracy that continues to whet an appetite for change.

  30. A Life in Opposition: Navalny’s Path From Gadfly to Heroic Symbol Foreign, February 13

    Even as a boy, the Russian opposition leader resisted authority. Now, he poses a growing threat to the country’s ultimate authority, President Vladimir V. Putin.

  31. Yulia Navalnaya: ¿esposa de un líder preso o nuevo rostro de la oposición rusa? en Español, February 11

    Después de la sentencia de Aleksei Navalny, su cónyuge ha sido lanzada a la atención pública, lo que le ha ganado admiradores pero también enemigos en el Kremlin.

  32. Does the U.S. Need a Cyberdefense Czar? Op Ed, February 10

    Recent attacks on government and infrastructure networks reveal the inadequacy of America’s digital defenses.

  33. Moscow Fires Theater Director, Adding to Fears of a Clampdown Culture, February 9

    The director, Kirill Serebrennikov, is known for productions with thinly veiled criticism of the Russian government. His contract at the Gogol Center was not renewed.

  34. Wearing Red Takes on New Meaning in Russia Styles, February 9

    People are posting pictures of themselves in crimson on social media to show their support of Aleksei A. Navalny and his family.

  35. Bonus: Kara and Nicole Perlroth Debrief on Brad Smith Op Ed, February 9

    They also discuss U.S. cybersecurity priorities and where TikTok fits in.

  36. Germany, Sweden and Poland Expel Russian Diplomats in Retaliatory Move Foreign, February 8

    The decisions came after the Kremlin announced the ejection of three European envoys last week, saying they had attended rallies in support of the opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny.

  37. Illegal Walkie-Talkies and Other ‘Crimes’ in Authoritarian Societies Foreign, February 8

    The most obscure or innocuous-sounding offenses can take on new meaning in justice systems used by autocrats for their own ends.

  38. How the United States Lost to Hackers Sunday Business, February 6

    America’s biggest vulnerability in cyberwarfare is hubris.

  39. How the United States Lost to Hackers Sunday Business, February 6

    America’s biggest vulnerability in cyberwarfare is hubris.

  40. What Awaits Navalny in Russia’s Brutal Penal Colony System Foreign, February 5

    Its prison camps, descended from the Soviet gulag, are notoriously harsh. But in a shift from the Stalin era, inmates have treated political prisoners with respect.

  41. Russia Expels European Diplomats Over Navalny Protests, Defying the West Foreign, February 5

    Officials from Germany, Poland and Sweden were ordered to depart, on the same day as the E.U.’s foreign policy chief visited Moscow and the opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny faced a new trial.

  42. It’s Time to Trust China’s and Russia’s Vaccines Op Ed, February 5

    They, too, work, and they can help fill shortages everywhere.

  43. Biden Signals Break With Trump Foreign Policy in a Wide-Ranging State Dept. Speech Washington, February 4

    The president said that he would end support for Saudi Arabia in its intervention in Yemen and that the U.S. would no longer be “rolling over in the face of Russia’s aggressive actions.”

  44. Senate Intelligence Committee to Examine Antigovernment Extremists Washington, February 4

    Senator Mark Warner, the committee’s new chairman, said he hoped to lead a bipartisan investigation of the groups, their overseas ties and amplification of their message by foreign powers.

  45. ‘I Am Not Afraid’: With Her Husband in Prison, Eyes Turn to Yulia Navalnaya Foreign, February 4

    After Aleksei Navalny’s sentencing, his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, has been reluctantly thrust into a public spotlight, winning admirers but making her a target of Kremlin propaganda.

  46. Biden announces the end of U.S. support to Saudi war in Yemen and a tougher line on Russia and China. Washington, February 4

    In the first foreign policy speech of his administration, the president said he would rebuild “the muscle of democratic alliances that have atrophied over the past few years of neglect and, I would argue, abuse.”

  47. Vladimir the Poisoner of Underpants Editorial, February 3

    “It’s the duty of every person to defy you.”

  48. Declaring Democracy Won’t Be Subverted, Biden Demands Russia and Myanmar Reverse Course Washington, February 3

    The president is about to discover how years of sanctions fatigue — exacerbated in the Trump administration — and a decline in American influence may make it difficult to deliver on his promises.

  49. Declaring Democracy Won’t Be Subverted, Biden Demands Russia and Myanmar Reverse Course Washington, February 3

    The president is about to discover how years of sanctions fatigue — exacerbated in the Trump administration — and a decline in American influence may make it difficult to deliver on his promises.

  50. La vacuna de Rusia es segura y eficaz, muestra un estudio en Español, February 3

    Un artículo evaluado por pares en la revista científica The Lancet muestra que la vacuna tiene una sorprendente eficacia del 91,6 por ciento contra el virus y que protege contra los casos severos de la COVID-19.

  51. Sham Justice for Navalny in ‘Putin’s Fief’ Letters, February 3

    A reader is disgusted by the sentence handed down to a critic of Vladimir Putin, calling it “autocracy at its worst.”

  52. Website Editor in Russia Is Jailed for Sharing Joke About Navalny Protests Foreign, February 3

    The editor of the Mediazona news site was jailed for 25 days in a sign of a tightening crackdown against free expression following the return to Russia of opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny.

  53. Aleksei Navalny Is Resisting Putin, and Winning Editorial, February 2

    The opposition leader was sentenced to prison, but he has mobilized a vast movement that’s not done growing.

  54. Vladimir Putin Has Become America’s Ex-Boyfriend From Hell Op Ed, February 2

    He’s not very important to us, but he keeps stalking us.

  55. Russia’s Vaccine Is Safe and Effective, Published Study Shows Foreign, February 2

    A peer-reviewed article in The Lancet shows the vaccine has an impressive 91.6 percent efficacy rate against the virus and is completely protective against severe cases of Covid-19.

  56. Russian Activist Navalny Sentenced to More Than 2 Years in Prison Foreign, February 2

    A Moscow court found that President Vladimir Putin’s loudest critic violated his parole. “You cannot lock up the whole country,” Aleksei A. Navalny told the court after large protests in support of him recently.

  57. Putin Isn’t as Strong as He Looks Op Ed, February 2

    For the first time in a long while, the Russian president isn’t holding all the cards.

  58. Severe Punishment Awaits Protesters in Russia, Kremlin Says Foreign, February 1

    The authorities said some protesters at the demonstrations calling for the release of the opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny could be charged with serious offenses carrying prison sentences.

  59. Russia’s Economic Slump Erodes Consensus That Shielded Putin Foreign, January 31

    The rally-around-the-flag effect of President Vladimir V. Putin’s assertive foreign policy known as the Crimea consensus is unraveling with the economy.

  60. In Photos: Crowds of Police Couldn’t Quell Russia’s Pro-Navalny Protests Foreign, January 31

    More than 4,000 people were detained, but allies of the opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny called Sunday's demonstrations a success.

  61. Russia Protesters Defy Vast Police Operation as Signs of Kremlin Anxiety Mount Foreign, January 31

    Tens of thousands took to the streets across Russia to show support for the jailed opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny. The police were out in force and reports of brutality flared.

  62. As Protests Grip Russia, Putin Critics of Many Stripes Rally Around Navalny Foreign, January 30

    While many at the protests are critical of Aleksei A. Navalny, the Kremlin’s treatment of the opposition leader has united a disparate group of Putin’s opponents who say they can no longer tolerate official injustice.

  63. Who is Aleksei Navalny? Podcasts, January 29

    How we told the story of the Russian opposition leader on one of the most important weeks of his life. Plus, what to listen to this weekend.

  64. Russian Court Orders Aleksei Navalny Kept in Jail Foreign, January 28

    The opposition leader, speaking by video link, called the decision politically motivated. Tens of thousands of people calling for his release protested across Russia last weekend.

  65. Archaeologists Discover Spot in Alaska Where Indigenous Fort Once Stood Express, January 28

    The location of the fort, which was used by the Tlingit people to ward off Russian invaders in 1804 and was destroyed by the Russians, has eluded researchers for decades.

  66. Navalny Allies and Offices Targeted in Raids as Kremlin Turns Up Pressure Foreign, January 27

    The authorities appeared to gear up for a new legal strike against the opposition leader after demonstrations last weekend drew tens of thousands to the streets.

  67. How Russia Wins the Climate Crisis Interactive, December 16

    Climate change is propelling enormous human migrations, transforming global agriculture and remaking the world order — and no country stands to gain more than Russia.

  68. The New Saturday Night Interactive, May 1

    With billions of people staying home, the world is reinventing the weekend.

  69. Госпитали и Школы Подвергаются Атакам в Сирии. Расследование ООН Вызывает Вопросы. Мы Решили Разобраться. Interactive, April 13

    Атаки на гражданские объекты в Сирии настолько участились, что ООН приняла решение о расследовании этих нарушений. Однако расследование ограничено лишь некоторыми случаями атак и неизвестно, будут ли обнародованы его результаты. «Нью-Йорк Таймс» провели независимое расследование. Вот что нам удалось установить.