The charges do not involve President Trump or his campaign, but they compound the legal problems for Mr. Manafort, his former campaign chairman.
What was most disconcerting about the indictment of Russian operatives is what it says about the state of democracy in America.
The 14-month investigation was triggered by the discovery of $60 million of cocaine at the Russian Embassy in Argentina.
Russian winners at these Games will hear the unfamiliar Olympic hymn, from 1896, on the medal stand, rather than their national anthem, a penalty for the country’s doping scandal.
The debate over whether Russia gets its flag for the closing ceremony is delaying talk about a more substantive issue: Russian athletes are still doping.
The complaint against the Russian opposition leader carries a 30-day sentence, which would conveniently sideline him for the presidential election on March 18.
Alexander Krushelnytsky has withdrawn his appeal against a positive doping test, a move that came after an aide to Russia’s president met with the I.O.C. head.
The enablers of President Bashar al-Assad deserve scorn in light of this week’s slaughter in Ghouta.
The Oscar-nominated filmmakers behind “Last Men in Aleppo” and “Icarus” are grappling with a very real vexation: fear of Russian meddling.
Last fall, Medvedeva, 18, was a consensus pick to win the women’s figure skating competition at the Winter Games. Now she trails a younger Russian teammate.
The Russian email hacking mattered. Their troll army is a phantom menace.
The indictment secured by the special counsel makes it clear that Facebook was used extensively in the campaign to disrupt the 2016 election. How did Russia do it?
Readers react to the president’s take on the Mueller indictment of Russians.
At least 200 were killed in a rebel-held area near Damascus, and pro-government forces tried to bolster Kurds fighting Turkish forces in Afrin.
With many of their best barred from these Games because of doping, Russian athletes have yet to win a gold medal. Their supporters say the fault lies elsewhere.
Some Facebook executives still seem more interested in defending themselves from criticism than owning their mistakes related to the 2016 election.
The special counsel’s charges against 13 Russians reveal a sophisticated plot to turn Americans against one another — one that seems to still be working.
With imperfect English and tireless posting on Facebook and Twitter, Russian trolls summoned Americans to rallies, praised Donald J. Trump and played on political divisions.
A Russian may lose his bronze medal after failing a doping test in a sport not accustomed to such high-profile cases, but one that is physically demanding.
The Russia indictment shows that black folks had unwanted hands on their backs, nudging them toward apathy.
He either believes Putin’s denials, or more likely, is afraid of what the Russians have on him.
After pressing European nations to spend more on their security, Americans now worry that their projects could weaken the Atlantic alliance and block U.S. defense contractors from deals.
A Russian curler who won a bronze medal in Pyeongchang but failed a preliminary doping test has traveled to the South Korean capital to await the results of a second test.
The gunman killed at least five people and wounded several others. ISIS described the assailant as a “soldier of the caliphate,” and members shared a video said to be of him.
How doping in Russia and a protracted investigative process helped deny William Dutton a ticket to the Olympics.
President Trump depicted indictments charging Russians with interfering in America’s politics as a vindication for himself rather than a threat to the United States.
When Russian trolling techniques were exported to the United States, it seems to have been done with a lack of discipline and secrecy. But that does not mean the operation lacked high-level support.
America has long used cash and propaganda to try to steer the outcome of foreign votes.
Its election interference didn’t aim at just the outcome — it also targeted attitudes toward our democracy.
Employees and associates of the Internet Research Agency, a shadowy company based in St. Petersburg, are accused of trying to interfere in the 2016 election.
The Russians outplayed the Americans in the final game of pool play for both teams. The United States moves to the qualification round, the Russians to the quarterfinals.
Using American bank accounts, drivers’ licenses and disposable phones, about 80 Russians worked to disparage Hillary Clinton, promote Donald Trump and sow discord.
The secretive oligarch is one of 13 Russians the special counsel charged on Friday for allegedly meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
The indictment does not allege collusion but reveals in painstaking detail how Russians posed as American activists to boost Mr. Trump’s campaign.
By laying out in excruciating detail the evidence of Russian meddling spanning the last four years, the special counsel instantly created a new political reality for President Trump.
Robert Mueller’s latest indictments show how real the threat to U.S. elections is. When will the White House acknowledge it?
A California man illegally provided hundreds of bank account numbers to a Russian social media operation, the special counsel revealed.
Over the course of just eight days in February, the conflict in Syria intensified, with the U.S., Russia, Turkey, Israel and Iran all playing a part. Here’s how one of the most chaotic weeks in the seven-year war unfolded.
The attack was aimed at Ukraine but crippled computers around the world.
Ahead of an election that President Vladimir V. Putin wants to win by a lopsided vote, a Russian agency blocked his antagonist’s website.
A reader writes that the voting system’s connection to the internet is harming our democracy.
His refusal to take on the Russian threat to our democracy violates his oath to ‘preserve, protect and defend the Constitution.’
Readers urge the Trump administration to take action against Russia and urge schools to teach how to evaluate information sources.
Why do people love spy stories? Scott Shane, our national security reporter, talks tonight with Jennifer Lawrence, star of the new spy thriller “Red Sparrow.”
In the land of Tolstoy, Turgenev and now Putin, what are the stories Russians are telling themselves?
As the midterm elections approach, Russia is likely to throw more propaganda at Americans in an effort to deepen political divisions, American intelligence chiefs said.
Everyone’s so loss averse that it’s unlikely anyone will get too reckless.
Although only four Russians have been confirmed dead, reports continue to circulate that many more died in fighting in eastern Syria on Feb. 7-8.
For over a year, Tako Robakidze has visited villages across Russian-occupied Georgia, photographing those for whom borders seemed to change overnight.
Israel and Iran avoided a huge confrontation on Saturday. Next time we might not be so lucky.
The oligarch, Oleg V. Deripaska, was once close to President Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort.
Moscow considers labeling an alley near the U.S. Embassy as 1 North American Dead End, after Washington renames a block for a slain Russian dissident.
The country was banned from the Winter Olympics because of a doping scandal, but there are 169 people competing as “Olympic athletes from Russia.”
The Saratov Airlines flight went down about 50 miles southeast of the capital, and the cause of the crash was unclear.
A Russian plane carrying 71 people crashed shortly after takeoff in the Moscow region on Sunday afternoon, killing all on board.
While Russia’s first Olympic medal winner was barred from celebrating with his nation’s flag, nationalist enthusiasm was in full effect at a nearby venue.
The team, officially called Olympic Athletes From Russia, moved into second place and was well received by the crowd, despite restrictions because of systematic doping.
The 47 athletes who were denied included Viktor Ahn, a short-track speedskater who has won six Olympic gold medals, and Anton Shipulin, a biathlon world champion.
The conflict has broken into several small wars, and the carnage is reaching a new peak, upending any assumptions it might be nearing an end.
The apology was issued after claims of verbal abuse about Russian doping, despite no certainty that a Canadian had been involved.
Because the International Olympic Committee did not move quickly enough to address Russia’s doping scheme, arbitrators are still considering appeals by barred athletes seeking to compete on their own.
Two days before the Winter Olympics begin, Russia is trying to get 47 more athletes cleared to compete. They were barred for doping violations.
The Pentagon says it’s exploring options for the president. But military parades come loaded with history — yes, they can be celebrations, but they’re also used by dictators to strike fear into civilians.
In the absence of a coherent American policy for Libya, Russia is gaining influence in one of the most dangerous parts of the world.
The bodies of Russia’s young female skaters are breaking down as they push their performance in pursuit of gold medals and more difficult jumps.
More than 80 people were killed in rebel-held areas amid carnage that the United Nations called “outrageous” and an international failure.
A new nuclear policy issued by the Trump administration, which vows to counter a rush by the Russians to modernize their forces, is touching off a new kind of nuclear arms race.
Trump will never put the country above himself.
The jet was downed in Idlib in one of the country’s so-called de-escalation zones. The pilot survived the initial attack by parachuting from the plane but was killed on the ground by militia members.
Their reflexive distrust of law enforcement officials is coming back to haunt them.
On a pre-election trip, the Russian president attended a series of choreographed events before embracing a burly factory worker, who became an instant celebrity.
Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, pushed back on criticism of his meetings last week with two Russian spy chiefs, saying the focus was on combating terrorism.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport overturned the penalties. But the I.O.C. said it might not allow the athletes to compete in South Korea.
Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, has pressed witnesses about a statement hastily written last summer aboard Air Force One and wants to know more from President Trump.
Russia is building a string of ski resorts in areas of the Caucasus that once teemed with Islamist militants. The most recent opened on Friday.
The associates of he Russian opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny were accused of urging people to take part in a voter boycott demonstration.
Russian athletes said the process of receiving an invitation was random, putting the blame away from the Russian authorities.
The memo has emerged as the latest attempt by Republicans to portray the actions of the investigators in the Russia inquiry as the real scandal.
With United Nations-sponsored talks to end the civil war getting nowhere, Russia staged its own. Neither has made much progress.
The Syrian border of the Golan Heights is the second-most-dangerous place on earth.
Congress passed mandates for the president to impose new sanctions on Russia. The administration shrugged them off.
The administration outraged lawmakers by not imposing new sanctions while upsetting Moscow by releasing a list of senior Russian officials and oligarchs.
Russia is only one of them. Others include the need for more pipelines and an archaic law that impedes shipments within the United States.
The administration granted exceptions to a new law requiring such sanctions, saying the mere existence of the law had already deterred billions in purchases.
The International Paralympic Committee said that it would not restore the nation’s team to compete at the Pyeongchang Games, but that some athletes could compete as individuals.
Demonstrators turned out across the country against what they called a lack of choice in the March 2018 presidential vote, which is almost certain to give President Vladimir Putin a fourth term.
A theater that resisted government attempts to ban a black comedy about the Soviet era backed down, but the overt censorship has raised concerns in Russia.
A state-run company in Vietnam is seeking support from the Export-Import Bank for a project that could benefit American business but is criticized by environmentalists.
Wealthy Russians are on an aggressive lobbying push in fear that they will be penalized by a Washington intent on punishing Moscow’s aggressions.
In his bid for another term, the Russian president is seeking the legitimacy of a contested vote without real democracy. It is a hard sell.
Despite penalties for its doping scheme, Russia has used a side door to get a full delegation of athletes into the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Was there a conspiracy on the part of Trump’s inner circle to mislead federal officials?
There are two issues at stake in the Russia investigation: our nation’s sovereignty and our nation’s soul.
How teenagers dancing in their underwear triumphed over Russian officialdom.
The Culture Ministry withdrew permission for the film to be shown in the country, denouncing its satirical treatment of the Soviet Union and its legacy.
For years, the number of democracies in the world had been on the rise, but recently the trend has stalled. The New York Times journalists Max Fisher and Amanda Taub explore why some democratic countries have backslid, while others never quite mad...