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  1. Long Arm of Russian Law Reaches Obscure Siberian Church World, Today

    The arrest of the leader of a small religious group reveals that Russian repression reaches even to the depths of the Siberian forest.

  2. How Russia Is Cashing In on Climate Change World, October 22

    Global warming may pose grave dangers around the world, but as one tiny Russian town on the Arctic Ocean shows, it can also be a ticket to prosperity.

  3. Russia Is Censoring the Internet, With Coercion and Black Boxes Technology, October 22

    Quietly built over two years, the Kremlin’s censorship infrastructure gives it sweeping power to block sites. Many fear a new age of digital isolation.

  4. The Supreme Court Faces a Huge Test on Libel Law Opinion, October 22

    Two of the justices want to revisit a landmark decision for free expression. They may soon get the chance.

  5. Dying Satellite, Not U.F.O. or Meteor, Likely Caused Midwest Fireball Science, October 21

    The fiery trail astonished viewers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, but a Russian military spacecraft was the probable source.

  6. Struggling with rising cases and low vaccination rates, Moscow announces a lockdown. World, October 21

    Like many countries, Russia has seesawed between tighter and looser pandemic restrictions. As the coronavirus claims more victims, the pendulum is now swinging toward tightening.

  7. Object Streaks Across Midwestern Skies Video, October 21

    During pre-dawn hours on Wednesday, the object — possibly a Russian military satellite — flew over Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, leaving a fiery trail and breaking apart into smaller pieces during its descent.

  8. Putin Won’t Go to Glasgow for Climate Conference World, October 20

    President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia may make a speech by video at the United Nations summit, which is seen as pivotal in efforts to stem climate change.

  9. On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan for Climate Change World, October 19

    President Vladimir V. Putin long dismissed the threat posed by global warming. But fires, disasters and foreign pressure have prompted him to change course.

  10. Apathy and Wariness of Kremlin Leave Russians Unvaccinated World, October 18

    The country hit 1,000 deaths in a 24-hour period for the first time since the pandemic began, reflecting the risks of having a low vaccination rate.

  11. Russia Breaks Diplomatic Ties With NATO World, October 18

    Moscow’s decision to end its diplomatic mission to the alliance will end a long, post-Cold War experiment in building trust between militaries.

  12. ‘Estamos capitalizando la oportunidad’: las petroleras estatales entran en acción en Español, October 17

    En Medio Oriente, África y Latinoamérica, las empresas públicas incrementan su producción de petróleo y gas natural cuando las compañías europeas y estadounidenses producen menos debido a las preocupaciones climáticas.

  13. Russian Film Crew Wraps Space Station Shoot and Returns to Earth Science, October 17

    A Russian actress and film director landed near Russia’s spaceflight base in Kazakhstan after 12 days in orbit.

  14. Surprise Russian Thruster Firing Prompts Space Station Emergency Science, October 15

    While the astronauts were said to not be in any danger, it was the second such incident since July.

  15. How the Nobel Peace Prize Laid Bare the Schism in Russia’s Opposition World, October 15

    Dmitri A. Muratov, a new laureate, engages with the Kremlin, while Aleksei A. Navalny, the most high-profile Putin critic, resists all compromise. The Kremlin capitalizes on the fault line.

  16. As Western Oil Giants Cut Production, State-Owned Companies Step Up Business, October 14

    In the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, government-owned energy companies are increasing oil and natural gas production as U.S. and European companies pare supply because of climate concerns.

  17. Putin Suggests Germany Approve Nord Stream 2 to Solve Energy Crisis Business, October 13

    In his most direct comments to date on the contentious Russian pipeline, President Vladimir V. Putin called it an “obvious” way to relieve Europe’s soaring natural gas prices.

  18. Bolshoi Performer Is Killed in Onstage Accident Arts, October 9

    The man, in his late 30s, was crushed during a scene change as the opera “Sadko” was performed before an audience, the theater said.

  19. Nobel laureate from Russia says he would have chosen a different Russian. World, October 8

    Supporters of the jailed Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny say he should have won the Nobel Peace Prize. The Russian journalist who won, Dmitri A. Muratov, agrees.

  20. An E.U. official blames Russia for delays in approving the Sputnik vaccine. World, October 8

    Moscow has criticized the bloc for not yet approving the Russia-made vaccine, but the E.U. ambassador said the timing was not political.

  21. As Europe Faces a Cold Winter, Putin Seizes on the Leverage From Russia’s Gas Output World, October 7

    Critics claim Russia is manipulating the flow of gas to push up prices, but for Vladimir Putin it’s schadenfreude over Western European nations that he sees as unprepared.

  22. Germany Sets Aside an Additional $767 Million for Holocaust Survivors, Officials Say World, October 6

    Many of those now eligible for reparations are Russian Jews who survived the Nazi siege of Leningrad. They will receive annual pensions of about $5,200, or 4,500 euros.

  23. Captured, Killed or Compromised: C.I.A. Admits to Losing Dozens of Informants U.S., October 5

    Counterintelligence officials said in a top secret cable to all stations and bases around the world that too many of the people it recruits from other countries to spy for the U.S. are being lost.

  24. Russia Launches a Film Crew Into Space Video, October 5

    The Russian crew — an actress, a director and their professional astronaut guide — arrived at the International Space Station with a mission to shoot scenes for the first feature-length film in space.

  25. Russian Actress and Director to Start Making First Movie on Space Station Science, October 5

    The pair arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday, aiming to shoot scenes for the first feature film made in orbit.

  26. Amid Tensions With U.S., Erdogan Praises Ties With Russia World, September 29

    Meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey said “there is no path back” from Turkish-Russian military deals opposed by the West.

  27. 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.

  28. The New Saturday Night Interactive, May 1

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

  29. 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.

  30. Deutsche Bank Reported Its Own Russian Deal as Suspicious Business, October 31

    The troubled German bank alerted federal authorities to a transaction in which it sold a stake in a California office complex to a company linked to the son of a former Kremlin official.

  31. Syria Peace Talks to Open After a Long, Strange Month Foreign, October 28

    A United States pullout, a Turkish invasion and a newly strengthened Syrian leader have reshaped the board for negotiations in Geneva.

  32. Even Eagles Have Data Roaming Limits, Researchers Find Foreign, October 26

    When one bird being tracked by Russian scientists flew to Iran, its transmitter sent a flood of text messages that ate up the tracking budget.

  33. Who Is Aaron Zebley, the Aide Sitting Beside Mueller? Washington, July 24

    Mr. Zebley has been at Robert Mueller’s side since Mr. Mueller was the F.B.I. director.

  34. The Enemy of My Enemy Op Ed, June 9

    China and Russia unite under a common foe.

  35. Buddying Up With Russia Op Ed, April 21

    North Korea gets friendlier with the Kremlin.

  36. Giuliani Attacks McGahn’s Account to Mueller Washington, April 19

    President Trump’s personal lawyer said statements about Mr. Trump from the president’s former White House counsel were inaccurate.

  37. Mueller Hints at a National-Security Nightmare Op Ed, April 19

    The missing piece of the report is a counterintelligence investigation that should set off alarm bells about our democracy and security.

  38. A Portrait of the White House and Its Culture of Dishonesty Washington, April 18

    At one juncture after another, the Mueller report describes how Mr. Trump made his troubles worse, giving into anger and grievance and lashing out in ways that turned advisers into witnesses against him.

  39. Mueller Report Leaves Unanswered Questions About Contacts Between Russians and Trump Aides Washington, April 18

    Starting during the campaign and through the transition, a parade of Russians dangled business deals, floated policy options and sought high-level meetings.

  40. Mr. Mueller’s Indictment Editorial, April 18

    The special counsel’s report reveals a pattern of deceit and dysfunction. What comes next is up to Congress.

  41. Mueller Rejects View That Presidents Can’t Obstruct Justice Washington, April 18

    The special counsel’s rationale for demurring on the question of obstruction of justice stood in stark contrast to that of the attorney general, William P. Barr.

  42. Don’t Trust Barr. Verify His Redactions. Editorial, April 18

    The Trump administration hasn’t earned the benefit of the doubt from the American people. Both parties must see the uncensored Mueller report.

  43. Military Drills in Arctic Aim to Counter Russia, but the First Mission Is to Battle the Cold Washington, April 12

    Moscow is moving to claim Arctic territory as barriers between Russia and North America melt. Yet still bitter temperatures pose an immediate threat to NATO troops defending icy waterways.

  44. Russian Court Orders Release of Michael Calvey, American Businessman Foreign, April 11

    The financier, who has been ordered to house arrest, has advocated for foreign investment in Russia despite its worsening relationship with the West.

  45. Sanctions Deal With Russian Oligarch Included Transfer of Shares to Benefit His Children Washington, April 8

    The administration’s agreement with Oleg Deripaska allowed him to satisfy the terms of his divorce by moving $78 million in stock to a fund for his teenagers.

  46. As NATO Envoys Celebrate, Signs of Fracturing From Within Washington, April 4

    One European diplomat compared the celebration of the alliance turning 70 to showing up at a birthday party and discovering you were attending a wake.

  47. Russia Says It Will Try to Free Almost 100 Whales Held in ‘Jail’ Foreign, April 4

    Russian officials brought in two famous ocean experts, Jean-Michel Cousteau and Charles Vinick, to help determine how to release the young mammals.

  48. Note to Self: When Chasing After Russian Spies, Phone Home Insider, April 2

    I’ve spent the last year or so trying to dig up novel information about Russia’s intelligence services, particularly the assassins employed by the Kremlin to eliminate enemies of the state. Mom is worried.

  49. Vladimir Nabokov, Literary Refugee Op Ed, April 2

    The novelist fled Revolutionary Russia a century ago this week. How did the experience shape his writing?

  50. Natalia Fileva, Russian Aviation Tycoon, Dies in Plane Crash Foreign, April 1

    Ms. Fileva, who was considered one of Russia’s richest women, died on Sunday when a private plane on which she was traveling crashed in Germany.

  51. Trump Warns Russia to ‘Get Out’ of Venezuela Washington, March 27

    Russia, which landed two planes carrying military personnel in Caracas this week, has shown little sign of tamping down its involvement as the White House tries to oust President Nicolás Maduro.

  52. Turgenev Dissed Russia but Is Still Lionized as Literary Star by Touchy Kremlin Foreign, March 11

    The Russian government celebrates the writer Ivan Turgenev even though it scorns many of his negative views of his homeland and his embrace of Western, liberal values.