Moscow argues that it has much to offer, but analysts say it is short of cash. In any event, Washington is already planning an American-led lunar station.
Wielding sharp tools, the two men in spacesuits examined a tiny hole that has roiled space relations between the United States and Russia.
Ms. Butina will plead guilty to conspiring to act as a foreign agent. The case drew headlines with accusations that she used sex as spycraft as she tried to influence Republicans.
The president is often unable or unwilling to spot the difference between a favor and a crooked scheme.
It seems Mr. Cohen offered to provide just enough information to make a bid for leniency, but nothing more about his or others’ activities.
No one is above the law in America.
Ms. Alexeyeva, who had been the most prominent surviving dissident of the Soviet era, spent a lifetime challenging abusive leaders.
Whiplash on Wall Street, and OPEC and Russia agree to cut oil production. And Britain's Parliament votes on Brexit, and Uber resumes tests of its self-driving cars.
Russia can’t be allowed to get away with its brazen aggression against Ukraine. The West needs to act.
A day after Washington gave the Kremlin 60 days to comply with a longstanding weapons pact, President Vladimir V. Putin’s remarks raised fears of a new nuclear arms race.
The special counsel says President Trump’s former national security adviser has provided “substantial assistance” and deserves a light sentence.
OPEC’s gathering in Vienna comes at a tricky time for the oil industry and consumers who depend on the world’s largest source of energy.
The National Republican Congressional Committee said it had reported the breach to the F.B.I. but acknowledged that it had otherwise kept the hack secret for months.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Moscow that it had 60 days to stop violating the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
A poodle lover resents the metaphor of the president as Vladimir Putin’s poodle.
A reader says the high-fives with which the leaders of Russia and Saudi Arabia greeted each other “made me ill.”
The transition from democracy to a cult of personality starts with a leader who lies all the time.
The government insists on reliving the Soviet Union’s glorious past, even if it’s all a lie.
The possibilities ahead in the Russia investigation suggest we are not reaching the end of a nightmare, but rather entering one.
There’s a connection between Cohen’s guilty plea and Ukraine’s desperate plight.
And now, the worst and the dumbest.
Russia’s attack on three Ukrainian naval vessels only underscores Kiev’s vulnerability, particularly at sea.
Sales have slowed in the face of new political realities, including Western sanctions on Moscow. But wealthy buyers continue to create surprises.
President Trump said he had looked only “lightly” at constructing a building in Russia. “Put up zero money, zero guarantees and didn’t do the project,” he said.
Also: A surprising new story about police violence against an African-American man.
An admission by President Trump’s former lawyer about a proposed business deal in Russia sheds new light on where the special counsel investigation is headed.
During the presidential campaign, Michael D. Cohen and Felix Sater, an associate with a criminal past, pursued a new Trump Tower project with a former spymaster’s help.
With Michael Cohen’s latest deal, the special counsel shows he is unafraid of crossing Donald Trump’s red lines on Russia.
In 2016, when his company was negotiating a potential deal in Moscow, Donald J. Trump suggested that there was no need for the United States to penalize Russia over Crimea.
For years, the president has denied that he had any business interests in Russia during the 2016 election. His former personal lawyer now says otherwise.
Michael Cohen's latest plea is proof.
President Trump told the special counsel that he knew of a project to build a Trump Tower in Moscow and discussed it with his longtime fixer before it fell apart, Mr. Trump’s lawyers said.
President Petro O. Poroshenko said he hoped members of the alliance would send warships into disputed waters in the Sea of Azov.
President Trump made the announcement on Twitter barely an hour after telling reporters he still expected to go through with the session.
As the country transitions to a parliamentary republic, opponents sought to depict the French-born Ms. Zurabishvili as a pro-Russia candidate.
Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships has complicated President Trump’s plan to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia while the two are in Buenos Aires this week.
Russia has sentenced 24 Ukrainian sailors to two months of pretrial detention, treating them like criminals after a maritime clash Mr. Putin called “small.”
Here are some important questions, and answers, in the latest confrontation between Russia and Ukraine.
A provocation that could tighten Russia’s illegal hold on Crimea.
At a conference to mark the 20th anniversary of an international accord on restitution, Hungary, Poland, Spain, Russia and Italy were faulted.
The opening of an overt front at sea introduced an unstable element into what had been a long-running war fought over land in eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine said Russia opened fire Sunday on its ships in the Black Sea. The United Nations Security Council is convening an emergency meeting about it.
Syria accused rebel forces of launching an attack in Aleppo that sent scores of choking victims to hospitals. Medical officials suspected chlorine had been used.
Readers respond to a column by Bret Stephens about Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants.
For two years, Montenegrin officials have been pursuing the question of whether Russia secretly backed a coup to topple its government.
Dmitri Kuznetsov, known as Husky, was sentenced on charges of hooliganism after he tried to serenade fans on the street when a concert was canceled.
To understand what makes Putin and his allies act the way they do, you need to look beyond the myths.
Col. Gen. Igor V. Korobov led the G.R.U. when it hacked into Democratic Party computers and released emails to support Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
“We believe that in 2018 people will be safe from war and hunger. The world will be more just than it is today and there will be no capitalists left.”
The international policing organization chose Kim Jong-yang as its next president after Western diplomats had lobbied against Aleksandr V. Prokopchuk.
Russia has tried to use Interpol to silence critics, and rights groups fear increased Kremlin influence. American and European officials are trying to block a Russian presidency.
The back story to “Operation InfeKtion,” our opinion department’s three-part video series on Russian disinformation.
As American spies worked to collect intelligence on Julian Assange, Justice Department prosecutors took steps that resulted in secret charges.
Videos about Russia’s disinformation operations inspired one reader to draw a humorous map — “my way of shrinking my fright” — while others expressed their fears in our comments.
The flight of Nikola Gruevski stoked outrage and threw up another challenge to the European Union.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled Russia acted with political motivations in arresting Aleksei A. Navalny, a foe of President Vladimir V. Putin
Vice President Mike Pence said that sanctions would continue against North Korea despite concerns that China is easing enforcement.
Passengers on an Air France plane that was forced to land at Irkutsk airport in Russia endured a nightmare stay after a replacement plane also developed a fault.
Strained forces, budget shortfalls and political dysfunction have cast doubt on the Pentagon’s shift in focus from terrorism to global powers — and President Trump’s support for a strong military.
Russian Disinformation: From Cold War to Kanye
The Pizzagate playbook: Same tactics, new technologies. How the seven rules of Soviet disinformation are being used to create today’s fake news stories. Pizza anyone?
Governments from Pakistan to Mexico to Washington are woefully unequipped to combat disinformation warfare. Eastern European countries living in Russia’s shadow can teach us how to start fighting back, but only if our politicians decide to stop profiting from these tactics and fight them instead.
A Russian zoological museum filled with centuries-old specimens finds renewed relevance in the age of genetics.
We reveal how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.
The kingdom has moved to prop up oil prices, but the industry may face a long, hard slog over the coming year.