President Trump tweeted on Wednesday that Mr. Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said he “should be happy that the F.B.I. was spying on his campaign.” Mr. Clapper did not say that.
The victim of a nerve agent attack gave her first videotaped statement, in an attempt to quell swirling speculation, especially from Russia.
Collusion, collusion, collusion. Does Donald Trump’s fate hang on only that?
FIFA closed a doping investigation into the Russian players expected to compete in the World Cup next month after finding “insufficient evidence” of wrongdoing.
The agency’s secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, appeared to counter conclusions by the intelligence community that Moscow sought to give President Trump an edge in the 2016 election.
The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, will likely reach one of two conclusions about the president: Either there is evidence that he broke the law, or there is not. Mike Schmidt, a New York Times reporter, explains the possible outcomes.
After President Trump asked the Justice Department to open an inquiry into its own Russia investigation, it granted the White House access to classified information. What’s behind the decision?
President Trump and his enablers in Congress and the right-wing media are engaged in a dangerous campaign to undermine the foundations of American justice.
When Ekaterina Solovieva traveled to a remote lake town in northern Russia, she encountered an Orthodox priest with a decidedly unorthodox manner.
Despite the government’s tough talk, a hard-hitting parliamentary report says it is business as usual for Russian oligarchs in the city’s financial “laundromat.”
Mr. Abramovich, owner of Chelsea, missed a high-profile soccer match after his visa expired. It’s unclear if his troubles are a bureaucratic hiccup or if Britain is clamping down.
Four gunmen stormed a Russian Orthodox church in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya on Saturday, before being killed by security forces.
The British authorities said that Moscow had attacked him with a nerve agent, touching off a diplomatic dispute that led to the expulsion of hundreds of diplomats from the West and Russia.
The Kremlin would be delighted by barriers to all things Western.
President Vladimir V. Putin says “foreign armed forces” will be withdrawn from Syria as part of peace settlement, a possible reference to Iran’s military presence.
The author of monumental works, he achieved renown in government as a “cold warrior” skeptic about détente with the Soviet Union.
Senator Richard M. Burr of North Carolina, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he saw “no reason to dispute” the findings of the United States’ spy agencies.
Mr. Trump has described the investigation as a politically motivated effort to undermine his presidency. But time and again, agents took steps that ultimately benefited him.
Russia established a physical link to Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula it seized from Ukraine in 2014, by opening a 12-mile bridge from the mainland.
Mr. Navalny organized rallies across Russia that were not sanctioned by the government days before Vladimir V. Putin’s inauguration for a fourth term as president.
Congress last week released more than 3,000 Facebook ads linked to Russia around the 2016 presidential election, the most comprehensive look at the misinformation campaign mounted on the social network.
While it is possible the American buildup is part of a negotiating strategy, the White House has made clear it envisions the reduction of nuclear weapons as a one-way street.
Mr. Skripal, a former Russian double agent, met secretly with European intelligence officers in the years before he was poisoned in March.
Veterans of the Cold War say Americans are too complacent about the risk of catastrophe as the number of nuclear hot spots increases.
As more nations seek the bomb, and as the United States and Russia expand their nuclear arsenals, veterans of the Cold War say the public is too complacent about the risk of nuclear catastrophe.
As the parents of the suspect, Khamzat Azimov, 20, were being questioned by the police, opposition politicians called for a crackdown on those on the list, which has 20,000 names.
He was among the world’s best chess players for more than 15 years, but his career was eclipsed by better-known and more talented contemporaries.
Jonathan Miles’s “St. Petersburg: Madness, Murder, and Art on the Banks of the Neva” dishes up an A-to-Z of Russian urban culture and politics.
Representative Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader, ignored at least four previous instances when those nations did support international sanctions against Iran.
Mr. Russell challenged conventional, fear-based ideas of bear management by going to live among black bears in a remote part of Russia.
The cross-border exchanges — the most serious from each side over Iran’s presence in Syria — took place a day after the Americans withdrew from the Iran nuclear accord.
Ten million Russians marched this week in Immortal Regiment parades, carrying portraits of relatives who died in World War II, a conflict that touched nearly every family in the country.
Timothy Snyder’s new book looks at how democracies fall apart, and places blame on Russia as the current instigator.
Two directors in the running for the film festival’s top prize, Kirill S. Serebrennikov of Russia and Jafar Panahi of Iran, are barred from travel by their governments.
There ought to be 7.6 billion of them all over the world.
Can Washington’s “Russia hands” help explain why the post-Cold War relationship has gone off the rails?
In a theatrical touch, a televised ceremony began with President Vladimir V. Putin sitting at his desk in the Kremlin, suit jacket over his chair, as if hard at work until moments before.
The Kremlin critic had urged Russians to take to the streets to protest the rule of President Vladimir V. Putin, who begins his fourth term on Monday.
Mr. Vekselberg is one of seven Russian oligarchs who were targeted by American sanctions as punishment for Moscow’s election interference.
What happens when the world’s policeman checks out?
What are the most important takeaways from the questions the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, wants to ask President Trump? Times reporters discuss.
The question of what to do about nations like Poland and Hungary is not as easy to answer as it might seem.
A United Nations group “postponed” a panel discussion and acknowledged asking a participant to alter videos singling out repressive countries.
Unlike the United States, Moscow has strong working relationships with nearly everyone.
Armenia’s discredited ruling elite has stopped the leader of a popular opposition movement from coming to power.
The app, which promises that messages will be kept secure from official scrutiny, is facing bans in Russia and Iran. Here are some of the reasons.
A second rejection in a week would lead to snap elections. Meanwhile, the opposition leader, Nikol Pashinyan, asked supporters to take to the streets.
The encrypted social media app is the service restrictive governments love to hate, but they are often powerless to shut it down entirely.
The questions provide the most detailed look yet at the special counsel investigation and show an effort to learn about the president’s thinking.
The questions show the special counsel’s focus on obstruction of justice and touch on some surprising other areas.
The rally, which began as a protest of the crackdown on the Telegram messenger app, quickly morphed into a protest against Vladimir V. Putin.
Thousands of Russians are taking a bold stand against the Kremlin’s efforts to block the popular encrypted messaging service, which refused to give the state access to users’ messages.
Grigory Rodchenkov, Russia’s former antidoping lab chief, countersued three athletes who had accused him of defamation and took further aim at Mikhail D. Prokhorov.
Some think the technology that was introduced with Bitcoin has enormous potential. That has a number of countries looking to influence its future.
China, Japan and Russia, which were not part of the summit meeting, acknowledged that most of the hard work still lay ahead.
A Russian lawyer who met with members of the Trump campaign in June 2016 admitted to acting as an informant to a top Kremlin official.
Newly released emails have renewed questions about who the lawyer, Natalia V. Veselnitskaya, was representing when she met with top Trump campaign officials promising dirt on Hillary Clinton.
A day after being sworn in, the top American diplomat told leaders of the NATO alliance in Brussels that President Trump might soon scrap the Iran nuclear deal.
Siberian truck drivers, who haul heavy loads on winter roads made of ice that melts earlier every year, are true believers in climate change.
The West is not in a new Cold War. It’s an old-fashioned fight with China and Russia for power and influence.
“My heart yearned to be there, in the boiling caldron of war, to be baptized in its fire and scorched in its lava,” Bochkareva wrote in her 1919 autobiography.