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  1. When Trump Meets With World Leaders, He Won’t Be the Only One Thinking About 2020 U.S., Yesterday

    Presidents, premiers and potentates around the globe are trying to calculate whether they can essentially wait out President Trump or whether they will have to deal with him for years to come.

  2. Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights World, Yesterday

    Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated.

  3. What Does Putin Really Want? Magazine, Yesterday

    Russia is dead set on being a global power. But what looks like grand strategy is often improvisation — amid America’s retreat.

  4. Found After a Kabul Attack: A Soviet Rifle With a Peculiar Serial Number Magazine, June 24

    At the site of an ISIS attack in Afghanistan, authorities recovered a firearm that was likely manufactured by the Soviets in the 1950s.

  5. Trump Shrugs Off Khashoggi Killing by Ally Saudi Arabia U.S., June 23

    In an NBC interview, Mr. Trump also said he was “not looking for war” with Iran and lashed out at his Federal Reserve chairman.

  6. Georgia Stages Protests While Its Relations With Russia Are in a Tailspin World, June 22

    The latest demonstrations followed a decision by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to cancel all flights from Russia to Georgia starting on July 8.

  7. Russian Discontent Surfaces in Putin’s Annual Call-in Show World, June 20

    The curated questions were not all that critical, but some screen texts were. “Just one question,” one of them read. “When will you leave?”

  8. Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months World, June 20

    After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being sold to theme parks.

  9. Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for Months World, June 20

    After intervention by President Vladimir V. Putin, nearly 100 orcas and belugas will be released where they were caught with the intention of being sold to theme parks.

  10. Paul Whelan, Held in Russia for Spying, Pleads for Help from Trump World, June 20

    A corporate security officer and former Marine, charged with espionage in Russia, called on President Trump and other leaders to free him from a “political kidnapping.”

  11. Was the Downing of Flight MH17 State-Sponsored Murder? Opinion, June 19

    International investigators tied three Russians and a pro-Russian Ukrainian to the crime. They — and their sponsor — must be called to account.

  12. The MH17 Charges, Explained World, June 19

    Four men were charged with murder for an attack on a plane in 2014. What happened then, who are the defendants and what does it have to do with Russia?

  13. Emaciated Polar Bear Wanders Into a Siberian City World, June 19

    The animal was seen roaming the streets of Norilsk, Russia, hundreds of miles from its usual habitat. Experts said it was probably looking for food.

  14. Four to Face Murder Charges in Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 World, June 19

    Three of those charged have ties to Russian military and intelligence agencies, and the indictment also suggests the involvement of an aide to Vladimir V. Putin.

  15. Hypersonic Missiles Are Unstoppable. And They’re Starting a New Global Arms Race. Magazine, June 19

    The new weapons — which could travel at more than 15 times the speed of sound with terrifying accuracy — threaten to change the nature of warfare.

  16. A Foreigner Paid $200,000 for Tickets to Trump’s Inaugural. Now He Says He Was Duped. U.S., June 18

    A lawsuit by a Ukrainian-Russian developer highlights the lucrative business of accommodating wealthy foreigners’ interests in getting access to the Trump administration.

  17. Hacking the Russian Power Grid Podcasts, June 18

    Attacks by the United States risk escalating a digital Cold War and renew questions about whether certain targets should be off limits in cyber conflict.

  18. Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia World, June 17

    Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line.

  19. Kremlin Warns of Cyberwar After Report of U.S. Hacking Into Russian Power Grid World, June 17

    The New York Times reported that American intelligence had secretly inserted software that could allow it to disable the Russian energy system.

  20. Hong Kong’s Retreat Chips Away at Xi Jinping’s Iron Image World, June 16

    The suspension of legislation to extradite suspects to China was the biggest political reversal of Xi Jinping’s years in power. Will it undermine his rule?

  21. U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid U.S., June 15

    The Trump administration is using new authority to take more aggressive digital action in a warning to Moscow and in a demonstration of its abilities.

  22. Moldova Had Two Governments. One Has Finally Resigned. World, June 14

    Diplomats from Russia and the West rarely agree. But on Friday their united efforts helped resolve a constitutional crisis in Moldova.

  23. Trump to America: Who’s Going to Stop Me? Opinion, June 13

    An unbound president invites more foreign election interference.

  24. Trump Is Assailed for Saying He Would Take Campaign Help From Russia U.S., June 13

    The president said it was no different than meeting with the queen of England, but Republicans joined Democrats in condemning his willingness to collaborate with a hostile foreign power.

  25. Russian Military Reports Cease-Fire in Syria World, June 12

    Russian news reports say Russia and Turkey reached a cease-fire in Idlib, the last rebel-held province in Syria. But intense fighting continued.

  26. Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. in Its Own Russia Investigation U.S., June 12

    The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign.

  27. Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Panel He Hasn’t Lied U.S., June 12

    Mr. Trump told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had been truthful in past testimony, as the House Intelligence Committee started its own Russia investigation.

  28. Russian Police Arrest Hundreds at Protest, Including Navalny, After Reporter’s Release World, June 12

    Riot police dragged demonstrators from the crowd and arrested news photographers and reporters at a protest called to support the journalist Ivan Golunov, who had been detained and abruptly freed.

  29. Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia World, June 10

    The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens.

  30. The Enemy of My Enemy Opinion, June 9

    China and Russia unite under a common foe.

  31. People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Stockpiling Power. U.S., June 9

    Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?

  32. Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube World, June 9

    The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government.

  33. Russian Reporter Who Investigates Graft Is Placed on House Arrest World, June 8

    Ivan Golunov is accused of selling drugs, but he says the police planted them to frame him.

  34. 4 Disturbing Details You May Have Missed in the Mueller Report Opinion, June 7

    Some troubling-to-outright-damning episodes have been lost in the noise around its release.

  35. Putin and Xi Herald the Virtues of Globalism, Critiquing the U.S. on Trade Business, June 7

    The presidents of Russia and China used an investment conference to critique what they saw as increased protectionism by the United States amid rising tensions.

  36. Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Is Arrested on Drug Charges World, June 7

    The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, and later charged him with selling a “large amount” of drugs, a common method to silence independent voices.

  37. Russian and U.S. Ships Narrowly Avoid Collision in Philippine Sea World, June 7

    The ships came within 50 to 100 feet of each other, the U.S. Navy said, but the Americans and the Russians offered much different accounts.

  38. Russian and U.S. Navy Ships Narrowly Avoid Collision in Philippine Sea World, June 7

    The ships came within 50 to 100 feet of each other, the U.S. Navy said, but the Americans and the Russians offered much different accounts.

  39. Huawei, Shunned by U.S. Government, Is Welcomed in Russia Business, June 6

    A Russian cellphone company signed an agreement with Huawei for 5G equipment, signaling Russian acceptance of the Chinese supplier.

  40. Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. Business, June 5

    As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning.

  41. Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia Accents Ties in Face of Tensions with U.S. World, June 5

    Russia’s relations with China have improved gradually since 2014, when President Vladimir V. Putin announced a pivot to Asia after the Crimea crisis.

  42. Will Arms Control Foes Take Aim at Another Treaty? Opinion, June 4

    An official’s vague accusation could undermine the Nuclear Test Ban agreement.

  43. Russia Could Unleash Fake Videos During Election, Schiff Says U.S., June 4

    The House Intelligence Committee chairman said Russia may have concluded that it needs to use new tactics in the next presidential race.

  44. Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges U.S., June 3

    The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of his patron.

  45. The Most Powerful Arab Ruler Isn’t M.B.S. It’s M.B.Z. World, June 2

    Prince Mohammed bin Zayed grew the U.A.E.’s power by following America’s lead. He now has an increasingly bellicose agenda of his own. And President Trump seems to be following him.

  46. Explosions at Russian Military Plant Leave Many Injured World, June 1

    At least two other people were missing after blasts were reported at an explosives plant in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk.

  47. N.S.A. Denies Its Cyberweapon Was Used in Baltimore Attack, Congressman Says U.S., May 31

    A stolen N.S.A. hacking tool was a component in a cyberattack on the city, people involved in the investigation have told The Times.

  48. Huge Wave of Syrians Flee Intensified Bombing on Last Rebel-Held Province World, May 30

    An escalated bombing campaign on Idlib, the last rebel-held province in Syria, has driven hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, alarming aid workers.

  49. Answers to Readers’ Questions on Our Coverage of the Russia Investigation Reader Center, May 30

    Our deputy managing editor who oversees The Times’s investigative and enterprise journalism answers readers’ questions on our coverage of the Mueller report.

  50. Trump Accuses Mueller of a Personal Vendetta as Calls for Impeachment Grow U.S., May 30

    President Trump dismissed comments from Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, that the Russia inquiry did not clear the president of wrongdoing. “He’s somebody that dislikes Donald Trump.”

  51. Russia Has Restarted Low-Yield Nuclear Tests, U.S. Believes U.S., May 29

    If true, the finding could eventually prompt the Trump administration to begin its own testing. But some experts said the accusations were nothing new.

  52. Mueller’s Statement on the Russia Investigation: Full Transcript U.S., May 29

    The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, made public remarks on Wednesday about the Russia investigation.

  53. Full Transcript of Mueller’s Statement on Russia Investigation U.S., May 29

    The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, made public remarks on Wednesday about the Russia investigation.

  54. Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks World, May 28

    The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally.