T/russia

  1. Along Russia’s ‘Road of Bones,’ Relics of Suffering and Despair Foreign, November 22

    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.

  2. ¿Qué está pasando en Armenia y Azerbaiyán? en Español, November 20

    ¿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?

  3. A Quick End to a Dangerous War Editorial, November 20

    The feud between Armenia and Azerbaijan has only been put on hold.

  4. Ex-Green Beret Admits He Betrayed U.S. While Spying for Russia Washington, November 18

    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.

  5. Layers of Tragedy, in a Cemetery and in the Mountains Foreign, November 18

    Armenians flee what they consider their historical home, after the end of a six-week war with Azerbaijan over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

  6. Russia Tries New Weapon in Fight Against Doping Ban: Emotion Sports, November 17

    The decision to uphold, or overturn, Russia’s four-year ban could determine if antidoping officials can ever punish state-backed cheating programs.

  7. Alexander Vedernikov, Conductor and Bolshoi Veteran, Dies at 56 Obits, November 16

    A kinetic podium presence, Mr. Vedernikov led performances at major opera houses and orchestras. He died of Covid-19.

  8. Pro-E.U. Candidate Wins Moldova Election Over Putin-Backed Rival Foreign, November 16

    Maia Sandu, who has called for closer ties with the European Union, will become the country’s first female leader.

  9. While Training Continues, China’s Prized Women’s Hockey Players Are in Russia Sports, November 16

    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.

  10. After War Between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Peace Sees Winners and Losers Swap Places Foreign, November 15

    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.

  11. ¿Qué le espera al mundo con Biden en la Casa Blanca? Analizamos algunas de sus propuestas en Español, November 13

    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.

  12. ‘Are We Getting Invaded?’ U.S. Boats Faced Russian Aggression Near Alaska National, November 12

    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.

  13. Trump Stacks the Pentagon and Intel Agencies With Loyalists. To What End? Washington, November 11

    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.

  14. Great-Power Politics Is Back Op Ed, November 11

    Russia and Turkey brokered an end to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. But they don’t have the region’s best interests at heart.

  15. Biden Speaks to European Allies as Strongmen Stay Silent on U.S. Vote Washington, November 10

    The president-elect’s calls with four Western European leaders signaled a return to diplomatic normalcy and their support for his election win.

  16. In Bitter Nagorno-Karabakh War, a Reordering of Regional Powers Foreign, November 10

    Russia and Turkey emerged as power brokers as Moscow forged the peace agreement and Ankara backed the victorious Azerbaijanis.

  17. Armenians Erupt in Fury Over Bitter Defeat in Nagorno-Karabakh War Foreign, November 10

    As Russian peacekeepers deployed to enforce a lopsided peace agreement, Azerbaijanis were savoring their country’s triumph.

  18. Facing Military Debacle, Armenia Accepts a Deal in Nagorno-Karabakh War Foreign, November 9

    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.

  19. U.S. Tried a More Aggressive Cyberstrategy, and the Feared Attacks Never Came Washington, November 9

    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.

  20. Trump’s Fury Feeds Moscow and Beijing Accounts of U.S. Chaos Foreign, November 9

    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.

  21. Azerbaijan Apologizes for Downing Russian Helicopter, Killing Two Foreign, November 9

    The missile attack on a Russian military helicopter caused the first acknowledged deaths for neighboring powers in the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

  22. The End of ‘America First’: How Biden Says He Will Re-engage With the World Washington, November 9

    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.

  23. Putin Is Mum on Biden’s Victory, Foreshadowing Tense Years Ahead Foreign, November 8

    Early signs indicate that Russia’s leader is preparing for a deeply adversarial relationship with the next U.S. president.

  24. U.S. Election Is a High-Stakes Political Struggle. In Russia. Foreign, November 5

    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.

  25. A New Front Opens in the Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Borscht Foreign, November 4

    “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.

  26. U.S. Cyber Command Expands Operations to Hunt Hackers From Russia, Iran and China Washington, November 2

    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.

  27. How the Space Station Became a Base to Launch Humanity’s Future Science, November 2

    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.

  28. A perilous flight that reinforced Russia’s rocketry skills. Science, November 2

    The astronauts survived the accident, a reminder of the Soyuz rocket’s excellent engineering.

  29. Edward Snowden, Expecting a Child, Will Seek Russian Citizenship Foreign, November 2

    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.

  30. In Russia’s Idyllic Wine Country, Dark Tales of Dreams Dashed Foreign, November 1

    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.

  31. Russian Provinces Hit by a Second Wave of Coronavirus Foreign, October 31

    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.

  32. So, Russia, You Want to Mess With Our Voting Machines? Op Ed, October 29

    The United States should threaten to retaliate — and I’m not talking about economic sanctions or legal indictments.

  33. How Trump Lowered America’s Standing in the World Op Ed, October 29

    It has become impossible for democracies to believe it is in their interest to take Trump’s America seriously.

  34. Officials Warn of Cyberattacks on Hospitals as Virus Cases Spike Washington, October 28

    Government officials warned that hackers were seeking to hold American hospitals’ data hostage in exchange for ransom payments.

  35. This Is Why We Couldn’t Control the Pandemic Interactive, September 14

    Some countries slammed their doors. It worked — until they let outsiders back in.

  36. The New Saturday Night Interactive, May 1

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

  37. 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.