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  1. Russia School Shooting Kills 7 Students and 2 Employees Foreign, May 11

    Within hours of the shooting in Kazan, a provincial capital, President Vladimir V. Putin said he had ordered a tightening of Russia’s already restrictive laws on civilian ownership of guns.

  2. F.B.I. Identifies Group Behind Pipeline Hack Washington, May 10

    The attack by DarkSide, a relatively new criminal group believed to have roots in Eastern Europe, exposed the remarkable vulnerability of key American infrastructure.

  3. Surviving in Isolation, Where the Steppe Has Turned to Sand Travel, May 10

    In the Russian republic of Kalmykia, the encroaching desert has transformed the landscape. “Nature,” one farmer said, “is forcing us to leave.”

  4. Village Caught in Czech-Russia Spy Case Just Wants Things to Stop Blowing Up Foreign, May 9

    Was a huge blast at a Czech weapons depot sabotage by Russian spies? The villagers where it happened aren’t sure, but they do know they only want to watch James Bond films, not live inside one.

  5. Where Ukrainians Are Preparing for All-Out War With Russia Foreign, May 8

    A dried-up canal running from Ukraine into Russian-occupied Crimea is emerging as one of Europe’s main flash points.

  6. Blinken Jousts With China and Russia in U.N. Meeting Foreign, May 7

    President Biden’s top diplomat said the United States would uphold international rules and “push back forcefully” against those who don’t, a sharp contrast to the Trump years.

  7. Russian Spy Team Left Traces That Bolstered C.I.A.’s Bounty Judgment Washington, May 7

    But the U.S. lacked “evidence that the Kremlin directed this operation,” newly declassified information about the Russian team showed.

  8. ‘State Funeral’ Review: Saying Goodbye to Stalin Weekend, May 6

    Sergei Loznitsa’s new found-footage documentary illuminates Soviet life in the immediate aftermath of the dictator’s death.

  9. Russia says one dose of its Sputnik V vaccine protects well enough to skip the second dose. Foreign, May 6

    The announcement clears the way for getting more people vaccinated faster, though with less complete or long-lasting immunity.

  10. Blinken, in Ukraine, Warns of Dual Threats: Russia and Corruption Foreign, May 6

    The secretary of state, Antony J. Blinken, noted that, despite a partial pullback by Moscow, “significant” military forces remained on the border. He also urged the Ukrainian president to tackle internal graft.

  11. How a Fourth Grader in 1960 Inspired College Students in 2019 Summary, May 6

    Sixty years ago, a Times article described one girl’s wish to find a pen pal. A journalism class investigated how the story ended.

  12. Blinken, on Ukraine Trip, Will Offer Support on Russia but Also Pressure on Corruption Foreign, May 5

    The secretary of state will reassure Kyiv of backing against Russian hostilities, but call for more determined efforts to clean up the political system.

  13. Blinken, on Ukraine Trip, Will Offer Support on Russia but Also Pressure on Corruption Foreign, May 5

    The secretary of state will reassure Kyiv of backing against Russian hostilities, but call for more determined efforts to clean up the political system.

  14. 80,000 Russian Troops Remain at Ukraine Border as U.S. and NATO Hold Exercises Washington, May 5

    Biden administration officials said they saw the sustained deployment as a message from Moscow that it could match the number of troops taking part in the maneuvers.

  15. Russian Attempts to Expand Sputnik Vaccine Set Off Discord in Europe Foreign, May 2

    Political turmoil in Slovakia is an example of how Russia’s vaccine diplomacy, which has divided politicians across Europe, can have negative side effects for a recipient country.

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  17. Blinken Will Visit Ukraine in Show of Support Against Russia Washington, April 30

    The secretary of state will first meet with British officials and other American allies in London.

  18. Lawyer for Navalny Is Arrested in Moscow Foreign, April 30

    Ivan Pavlov was defending the opposition leader’s organizations from accusations of extremism.

  19. Biden Calls for U.S. to Enter a New Superpower Struggle Washington, April 29

    Competition with China and containment of Russia were the subtext of the president’s call for action. But casting the struggle as “democracy versus autocracy” oversimplifies what lies ahead.

  20. Navalny’s Network Crumbling Under Kremlin Pressure Foreign, April 29

    As the jailed opposition leader made his first public appearance since a hunger strike, his associates said government pressure caused them to shut down regional offices.

  21. Navalny’s Group Is Shutting all Its Offices in Russia Foreign, April 29

    Associates of the imprisoned opposition leader say they had no choice, given the Kremlin’s latest move to stifle political dissent.

  22. Navalny’s Group Is Disbanding Its Network in Russia Foreign, April 29

    As the imprisoned opposition leader made his first public appearance since going on a hunger strike, his associates said Kremlin pressure has become crushing.

  23. Russian Spy Unit Investigated for Links to Bulgarian Explosions Foreign, April 28

    The probe will look at whether Unit 29155, an elite group of Russian intelligence operatives, is connected to a series of blasts at ammunition depots over the past 10 years.

  24. Is There a War Coming Between China and the U.S.? Op Ed, April 27

    A new novel about 2034 has unnerving echoes of today’s headlines.

  25. Aleksei Navalny Is Russia’s True Leader Op Ed, April 27

    Brave, proud and unbroken, he is standing up to an inhumane system.

  26. Brazil’s health authority rejects importing Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine. Foreign, April 26

  27. With Navalny in Prison, Russia Turns to Thwarting His Movement Foreign, April 26

    Prosecutors have temporarily muzzled the opposition leader’s political groups, banning them from protests and posting on social media. But a court ruling may well make that permanent.

  28. Why Russia Is Exporting So Much Vaccine The Daily, April 26

    Millions of doses of Russia’s pioneering coronavirus vaccine have gone abroad, strengthening the country’s influence at the expense of its people.

  29. My Grandparents’ Immigration Lies Shaped My Father’s View of Justice Op Ed, April 26

    Years after fleeing Europe, my father saw himself in the Dreamers of today.

  30. The Arms Merchant in the Sights of Russia’s Elite Assassination Squad Foreign, April 24

    Russian spies have twice tried to poison Emilian Gebrev. Now, revelations in the Czech Republic show they also destroyed shipments of his military supplies.

  31. U.K. Far Right, Lifted by Trump, Now Turns to Russia Foreign, April 23

    The anti-Islam agitator Tommy Robinson struck gold in America. Keeping it might require help from Moscow, where other British far-right activists are also finding friends.

  32. After Testing the World’s Limits, Putin Steps Back From the Brink Foreign, April 23

    The Russian president pulled back troops from Ukraine’s border and relented on medical treatment for his nemesis Aleksei A. Navalny after a performance blending fear and force to affirm his power.

  33. Navalny, Putin’s Nemesis, Ends Hunger Strike in Russia Foreign, April 23

    The imprisoned opposition leader said he was responding to calls from his doctors and a belief that he had accomplished at least some of his goals.

  34. Navalny Ends Hunger Strike in Russia Foreign, April 23

    The imprisoned opposition leader said he was responding to calls from his doctors and a belief that he had accomplished at least some of his goals.

  35. Russia’s Ties With West Fray Further After Czech Republic Expels Its Diplomats Foreign, April 22

    About 60 Russian diplomats were ordered out of the Czech Republic, which said it had evidence of Moscow’s involvement in an ammunition dump explosion in 2014.

  36. Russia Orders Partial Pullback From Ukraine Border Region Foreign, April 22

    Russia’s defense minister said troops would withdraw from the area by May 1, citing a training exercise that had ended. But the plan includes leaving behind some armored vehicles.

  37. Putin Warns of a Russian ‘Red Line’ the West Will Regret Crossing Foreign, April 21

    In a state-of-the nation speech, President Vladimir Putin warned of a “fast and tough” response to security threats, in a message seemingly aimed at President Biden and delivered amid large protests.

  38. Putin’s Tough Talk Editorial, April 21

    Russian troops massed on the border of Ukraine, a dissident gravely ill, new sanctions. What’s it all mean?

  39. Russia Detains Nearly 1,500 People at Navalny Protests Video, April 21

    Protests in support of the jailed opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny stretched throughout Russia on Wednesday, including a crowd of thousands near the Kremlin.

  40. Dark. Messy. Assaultive. Inscrutable. Even From Your Couch. Arts & Leisure, April 21

    Without international tours, streaming high-concept, director-driven European theater is the next best thing to being there.

  41. A New Bird Flu Jumps to Humans. So Far, It’s Not a Problem. Science, April 21

    Covid fuels the current virus pandemic, but the world is full of flu viruses waiting in the wings. And they keep changing unpredictably.

  42. A New Bird Flu Jumps to Humans. So Far, It’s Not a Problem. Science, April 21

    Covid fuels the current virus pandemic, but the world is full of flu viruses waiting in the wings. And they keep changing unpredictably.

  43. Navalny says he’s ‘a skeleton walking’ as U.N. rights experts call for his ‘urgent medical evacuation.’ Foreign, April 21

    Protests are starting to unfold across Russia as activists demand the release of the opposition leader from prison.

  44. Putin says any nation that threatens Russia’s security will ‘regret their deeds.’ Foreign, April 21

    The Kremlin leader spoke against the backdrop of rising tensions with the United States and other Western powers over what he views as their antagonistic behavior toward Russia.

  45. ‘We Know How to Defend Our Interests’: Putin’s Emerging Hard Line Foreign, April 20

    With an air of moral superiority, the Russian president seems intent on teaching President Biden and other Western leaders a lesson.

  46. ‘A Threat From the Russian State’: Ukrainians Alarmed as Troops Mass on Their Doorstep Foreign, April 20

    Few analysts believe that Moscow intends to invade. But as Russia’s military buildup proceeds, the tension is rising in war-weary Eastern Ukraine.

  47. Aleksei Navalny Is Transferred to Hospital for Vitamin Treatment Foreign, April 19

    The high-profile Russian opposition leader has been on hunger strike for nearly three weeks. The U.S. has warned of “consequences” should he die.

  48. Russia Expels 20 Czech Diplomats as Tensions Escalate Foreign, April 18

    On Saturday, Prague kicked out 18 Russian diplomats after accusing Russia of being behind an attack on an ammunition depot. On Sunday, Moscow retaliated.

  49. Your Monday Briefing N Y T Now, April 18

    Aleksei Navalny “could die at any moment,” his personal doctors say.

  50. Aleksei Navalny’s Health in Prison Is Dire, His Doctors Say Foreign, April 18

    Doctors said recent blood tests indicated that the Russian opposition leader, who is nearly three weeks into a hunger strike, was at risk of heart failure and “could die at any moment.”

  51. How Russia Wins the Climate Crisis Interactive, December 16

    Climate change is propelling enormous human migrations, transforming global agriculture and remaking the world order — and no country stands to gain more than Russia.

  52. The New Saturday Night Interactive, May 1

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

  53. 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.