T/russia

  1. Russia’s Olympic Cheating, Unpunished Op Ed, Yesterday

    World sports officials appear poised to give the Kremlin a pass on doping.

  2. Moscow’s Monument to Murder Editorial, September 21

    Russia honors Mikhail Kalashnikov as the creator of “a true cultural brand of Russia” — the AK-47. But he felt “spiritual pain“ for the harm it did.

  3. Russian Military Helicopter Fires Rockets by Accident Foreign, September 19

    A video showed rockets exploding in a parking lot, damaging a truck and nearly killing a bystander.

  4. Giant Monument to Kalashnikov, Creator of AK-47, Is Unveiled in Moscow Foreign, September 19

    The nationalist ceremony made no mention of the millions killed and wounded by the world’s most prevalent assault weapon.

  5. Russian Court Refuses to Reveal Holocaust Hero’s Fate Foreign, September 18

    A Russian court ruled against the claim filed by Raoul Wallenberg’s niece, who wanted get documents about his mysterious death.

  6. What’s the U.S.’s Best Chance With North Korea? Russia Op Ed, September 18

    Moscow is in a unique position to help defuse the current crisis.

  7. Facebook Knows More About Russia’s Election Meddling. Shouldn’t We? Business, September 17

    The social media giant owes it to its users to let them know if they interacted with what amounts to a digital spy. And that’s just the start.

  8. The Rare, Potent Fuel Powering North Korea’s Weapons Washington, September 17

    Despite a long record of intelligence warnings, there is no evidence that Washington has ever moved with urgency to cut off Pyongyang’s access to a rocket fuel.

  9. I.O.C. Investigation of Russian Doping Might Soon Yield Penalties Sports, September 15

    “We feel we have found a number of elements to charge a certain number of athletes,” said a member of the I.O.C.’s executive board.

  10. When History’s Losers Write the Story Op Ed, September 15

    Supporters of Confederate memorials airbrush slavery out of the Civil War. It reminds me of the Russians who view Stalin fondly.

  11. Behind the Cover: 9.17.17 Magazine, September 15

    For this issue, a look inside the information war waged by Russia’s media network.

  12. Portrait of the Artist in Putin’s Russia Op Ed, September 14

    When will artists realize that they can’t thrive under authoritarianism?

  13. Trump’s Selective Devotion to Law and Order Editorial, September 14

    Who’s who on the president’s naughty and nice list. And why.

  14. Dispatch From the Resistance Op Ed, September 14

    None of this is normal.

  15. Russia’s War Games With Fake Enemies Cause Real Alarm Foreign, September 13

    Joint Russian and Belarusian military exercises will target fictional countries that look an awful lot like the Baltic States.

  16. Mystery of Russian Fake on Facebook Solved, by a Brazilian Investigative, September 13

    The Times concluded that “Melvin Redick” on Facebook was a fake American created by Russia as part of its propaganda campaign. But where did the man’s photos come from?

  17. Kaspersky Lab Antivirus Software Is Ordered Off U.S. Government Computers Washington, September 13

    The company’s origins in Russia have for years fueled suspicions about possible ties to Russian intelligence agencies. Kaspersky denies the allegations.

  18. ISIS Convoy Reportedly Crosses Syria, at Russia’s Request Foreign, September 13

    An Islamic State convoy of buses with fighters and family members aboard finally gets to ISIS territory in eastern Syria, after Russia asks American planes to stay away.

  19. RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War Magazine, September 13

    How the Kremlin built one of the most powerful information weapons of the 21st century — and why it may be impossible to stop.

  20. Listen to ‘The Daily’: RT, Sputnik and the 2016 Election Podcasts, September 13

    The role of the Russian media in the 2016 election, and why the Kremlin’s information war is harder to stop than shadowy hackers.

  21. Purged Facebook Page Tied to the Kremlin Spread Anti-Immigrant Bile Investigative, September 12

    The page, posing as an activist group, was one of hundreds of fake accounts Russia used in an information campaign during the election, a revelation that has put Facebook on the defensive.

  22. World Anti-Doping Agency Clears 95 Russian Athletes Sports, September 12

    The rulings will probably spur debate over the way sports officials handle athletes who were implicated in the investigations into Russia’s doping program.

  23. Turkey Signs Russian Missile Deal, Pivoting From NATO Foreign, September 12

    The purchase of Russian weapons by a longtime NATO member is likely to stir unease in Washington and Brussels.

  24. Sentencing of Tatar Leader in Crimea Is Called a Sham Foreign, September 11

    The leader, Akhtem Chiygoz, was found guilty of inciting mass riots protesting the Russian presence in Crimea.

  25. After U.S. Compromise, Security Council Strengthens North Korea Sanctions Foreign, September 11

    The Security Council adopted a measure that sets a modest cap on oil imports to North Korea, far weaker than what the United States had sought.

  26. Why George Bernard Shaw Had a Crush on Stalin Op Ed, September 11

    The radical playwright imagined a utopia ruled by a great leader who embodied Russia’s soul.

  27. Russia’s Fake Americans Editorial, September 8

    The Kremlin’s stealth intrusion into the American election was broader than previously believed.

  28. The Fake Americans Russia Created to Influence the Election Investigative, September 7

    Posing as ordinary citizens on Facebook and building “warlists” of Twitter accounts, suspected Russian agents intervened last year in the American democratic process.

  29. Fake Russian Facebook Accounts Bought $100,000 in Political Ads Business, September 6

    Facebook said that fake accounts and pages had bought 3,000 ads focused on divisive social issues, including race and immigration.

  30. Aeroflot Flight Attendants Win Challenge Over Clothing Sizes Foreign, September 6

    The Moscow City Court said the airline could not link income levels to clothing size, a ruling that could affect hundreds of other employees.

  31. Putin Rejects Cutting Off Oil to North Korea Foreign, September 6

    In a meeting with South Korea’s leader, Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said an oil embargo would hurt the people of North Korea more than its leadership.

  32. Czar Nicholas II, Under Arrest and Doomed to Die Insider, September 6

    One of the most famous photos from the Russian Revolution was published a century ago in The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial.

  33. The ‘Bright Tomorrow’: Growing Up in the Brezhnev Era Op Ed, September 5

    One thing you learn in a socialist experiment is that equality is not a natural state of the world.

  34. Trump Is ‘Not My Bride,’ Putin Says Foreign, September 5

    The Russian leader, speaking at a news conference in China during a meeting of the so-called BRICS countries, also said he would consider further cuts at U.S. diplomatic posts.

  35. The Russian Company That Is a Danger to Our Security Op Ed, September 4

    Kaspersky Lab, the cybersecurity company, is close to Putin’s government. So why is the U.S. government using its software?

  36. Muslims on 2 Continents Protest Persecution in Myanmar Foreign, September 4

    Widespread demonstrations have raised pressure on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar, over the treatment of the Rohingya minority.

  37. Chechnya’s Persecuted Gays Find Refuge in Canada Foreign, September 3

    The Canadian government has quietly allowed gay men and lesbians from the Russian republic to seek safety in Canada over the past three months.

  38. Eid al-Adha: Muslims Around the World Celebrate Holy Festival Foreign, September 2

    The Feast of Sacrifice, or “big Eid,” is one of the two major religious festivals of Islam.

  39. Where There’s Smoke, There’s a Conspiracy Theory at a Russian Consulate National, September 1

    Just what the Russians had set afire at their consulate in San Francisco, a day after the State Department ordered it shuttered, remains a burning question.

  40. Russian Election Hacking Efforts, Wider Than Previously Known, Draw Little Scrutiny Investigative, September 1

    A Times investigation has found that infiltration efforts were broader than previously disclosed and that state and federal agencies have conducted few forensic inquiries.

  41. In Retaliation, U.S. Orders Russia to Close Consulate in San Francisco Washington, August 31

    The order to close the consulate and two diplomatic annexes, in New York and Washington, was expected since Russia told the United States to cut its diplomatic staff there.

  42. Trump Lawyer ‘Vehemently’ Denies Russian Collusion Washington, August 30

    In a letter to Congress, Michael Cohen disputed allegations about him contained in a dossier compiled by a former British spy.

  43. Trump Associate Boasted That Moscow Business Deal ‘Will Get Donald Elected’ U.S., August 28

    Emails show that Felix Sater promised to get Vladimir Putin’s support for a Trump Tower in Moscow. “Our boy can become president,” he wrote.

  44. The Cold War and America’s Delusion of Victory Opinion, August 28

    The collapse of Soviet Communism led the United States into triumphalist error about its destiny as the global superpower.

  45. The Rush to Exploit the Arctic Opinion, August 26

    As the ice melts, a Russian tanker sets a record, and sets off worries about the fragile environment.

  46. Chechnya Pushes Divorced Couples to Reunite ‘for the Children’ World, August 26

    A council compels split couples to get back together, warning of fewer children who are “normal” and more likely to become terrorists.

  47. Venus Williams Loves Museums, Vegan Food and Late Nights Travel, August 25

    She has traveled the world for tennis and is a fan of Hong Kong, hotels with a focus on design and the Musée Cluny in Paris.

  48. A Russian Businessman’s Response Opinion, August 25

    A Russian industrialist says he does not know a Russian immigrant who met with Trump campaign officials.

  49. For the U.S., Arming Ukraine Could Be a Deadly Mistake Opinion, August 25

    This ill-conceived plan will suck America into a proxy war with Russia it is unprepared to win.

  50. Inside a Putin-Linked Biker Club — and Its Combat School Video, August 24

    As skirmishes in Ukraine continue, the Night Wolves — a Russian motorcycle club that is on friendly terms with President Vladimir V. Putin — run a combat training center just a few hours away.