The Kolyma Highway in the Russian Far East once delivered tens of thousands of prisoners to the work camps of Stalin’s gulag. The ruins of that cruel era are still visible today.
¿Cómo fue que un conflicto muy local atrajo a las potencias regionales? ¿Por qué incendiaron los armenios sus propios hogares?, y ¿qué perspectivas de paz hay luego del acuerdo de cese al fuego?
The feud between Armenia and Azerbaijan has only been put on hold.
A former Army officer spied on the United States for more than a decade, providing Russians with sensitive information, prosecutors said. His treachery could land him in prison for life.
Armenians flee what they consider their historical home, after the end of a six-week war with Azerbaijan over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
The decision to uphold, or overturn, Russia’s four-year ban could determine if antidoping officials can ever punish state-backed cheating programs.
A kinetic podium presence, Mr. Vedernikov led performances at major opera houses and orchestras. He died of Covid-19.
Maia Sandu, who has called for closer ties with the European Union, will become the country’s first female leader.
With the 2022 Winter Games 15 months away, at a time teams would normally be paring their rosters, the North American imports aren’t in the Beijing training bubble.
A deal brokered by Russia ended the fighting for now over Nagorno-Karabakh, leaving Armenians to pack up and burn their houses as they retreat, while Azerbaijanis plan a return to long-lost lands.
Quienes conocen desde hace décadas al presidente electo Joe Biden dicen que esperan que se mueva con cuidado, proyectando seguridad con algunas acciones simbólicas de gran trascendencia.
Russia has escalated its provocative encounters in the North Pacific this year, harassing boats in U.S. fishing waters and sending bombers toward Alaska’s shores.
So far, there is no evidence the appointees harbor a secret agenda or arrived with an action plan. But their sudden appearance amounts to a purge of the Pentagon’s top civilian hierarchy without recent precedent.
Russia and Turkey brokered an end to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. But they don’t have the region’s best interests at heart.
The president-elect’s calls with four Western European leaders signaled a return to diplomatic normalcy and their support for his election win.
Russia and Turkey emerged as power brokers as Moscow forged the peace agreement and Ankara backed the victorious Azerbaijanis.
As Russian peacekeepers deployed to enforce a lopsided peace agreement, Azerbaijanis were savoring their country’s triumph.
In an agreement brokered by Russia, Azerbaijan won many of the concessions it has sought for decades in negotiations over the Nagorno-Karabakh separatist region.
The 2020 election was the biggest test yet of a new approach of pre-emptive action against adversaries trying to hack election infrastructure or wage disinformation campaigns.
President Trump’s baseless claims of a stolen election resonate on Russian state media. Both Russia and China have painted American democracy as volatile and vulnerable.
The missile attack on a Russian military helicopter caused the first acknowledged deaths for neighboring powers in the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Those who have known President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. for decades say they expect him to move carefully, providing reassurance with a few big symbolic acts.
Early signs indicate that Russia’s leader is preparing for a deeply adversarial relationship with the next U.S. president.
The Kremlin’s allies, long accustomed to hearing accusations of rigged Russian votes, have used President Trump’s contentions of fraud to turn the tables. But the Kremlin’s critics are firing back.
“A lot of things were taken away from Ukraine, but they will not take our borscht,” said a chef who is leading a drive to recognize the soup as a Ukrainian cultural heritage.
Building on a 2018 effort, Cyber Command sent teams to Europe, the Middle East and Asia to learn more about how adversaries could threaten the election this year.
Once derided as a poster child for government waste, the outpost in orbit is now seen as a linchpin for future economic activity in space.
The astronauts survived the accident, a reminder of the Soyuz rocket’s excellent engineering.
The former intelligence contractor, who became a fugitive after revealing mass U.S. surveillance, said he and his wife were taking the step to give the family more freedom crossing borders.
A verdant slice of southern Russia evokes Tuscany and produces surprisingly magical wine. But bureaucratic nightmares and police raids intrude on the aspirations of upstart vintners.
Overall, Russia’s health care system is coping with a fall surge in cases, but bodies are piling up in overwhelmed regional hospitals and morgues.
The United States should threaten to retaliate — and I’m not talking about economic sanctions or legal indictments.
It has become impossible for democracies to believe it is in their interest to take Trump’s America seriously.
Government officials warned that hackers were seeking to hold American hospitals’ data hostage in exchange for ransom payments.
Some countries slammed their doors. It worked — until they let outsiders back in.
With billions of people staying home, the world is reinventing the weekend.
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.