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  1. Putin Orders Russia to Respond After U.S. Missile Test World, August 23

    President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty.

  2. American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him World, August 23

    Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch trials.

  3. Aleksei Navalny, Released From Jail, Says Anti-Putin Protests Will Intensify World, August 23

    Mr. Navalny, the high-profile Kremlin critic, was jailed last month after calling for protests against the exclusion of opposition candidates from Moscow elections.

  4. Trump Says Russia Should Be Readmitted to G7 U.S., August 20

    President Trump issued his latest call for ending Moscow’s international pariah status, but the idea is likely to earn a cool reception at the annual Group of 7 summit starting this weekend.

  5. Trump Says It Would Be ‘Appropriate’ to Have Russia in the G7 Video, August 20

    President Trump said Russia should be readmitted to the Group of 7 nations during a meeting on Tuesday with Romania’s president.

  6. After Radiation Sensors Blink Off, Russia’s Explanations Change World, August 20

    Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then an official said Russia did not have to share data.

  7. Syrian Forces Move Into Strategic Town, Tightening Grip on Rebels World, August 20

    Syria appeared close to seizing the town of Khan Sheikhoun, though clashes continued. The town lies on an important transportation corridor.

  8. Trump Expected to Nominate Pompeo Deputy to Be Ambassador to Russia U.S., August 20

    John Sullivan, the deputy secretary of state, has been confirmed once by the Senate. Should President Trump send him to Moscow, he would face a new hearing.

  9. Toxic Nostalgia Breeds Derangement Opinion, August 19

    A writer who charted the collapse of reality in Russia now sees it worldwide.

  10. The Tired and Poor Who Make America Great Opinion, August 17

    As long as the Statue of Liberty stands, it renders Donald Trump an impostor.

  11. With Pickets, Russian Protesters Look to Sustain Momentum World, August 17

    Looming over the demonstrations were questions about whether the movement could be sustained past the Sept. 8 elections, and what comes after President Vladimir Putin’s term.

  12. In Russia, After the Radiation Came the Rumors World, August 16

    Coping with an unseen risk, residents of a city near a nuclear accident turned to one another for advice. The government has mostly remained silent.

  13. Russia’s Mystery Missile Podcasts, August 16

    An explosion at a military testing site in northern Russia is suspected to have involved a nuclear-propelled missile. It might be the worst nuclear accident in the region in decades.

  14. Russian Plane Crash-Lands in Cornfield, and Reports Say All Survived World, August 15

    The plane, a Ural Airlines flight carrying over 200 people, flew into a flock of gulls shortly after taking off from Moscow, damaging both engines.

  15. Meeting a Russian Scientist? He Might Need to Report on You World, August 14

    Russia’s government is trying to put Soviet-style restrictions on scientists’ contact with foreign peers, requiring them to ask permission and report back on meetings.

  16. Alla Verber, Who Gave Russia a Taste for Luxury, Dies at 61 Fashion, August 14

    In the wake of the dowdy Soviet era, she was called the most powerful woman in Russian fashion, ushering in Western brands and modernizing top department stores.

  17. Russia Suspected by Some in Giant Bulgaria Hack World, August 14

    Whoever was responsible, experts say, the episode raised serious concerns about the state of Bulgaria’s cybersecurity.

  18. Joe Walsh: Trump Needs a Primary Challenge Opinion, August 14

    The case for a contender from the right.

  19. Russia Orders Evacuation of Village Near Site of Nuclear Accident World, August 13

    Residents were told to leave on Wednesday, suggesting a serious danger, but later reports said the evacuation had been called off.

  20. Russia Orders Evacuation of Village Near Site of Nuclear Explosion World, August 13

    Residents were told to leave on Wednesday, suggesting a serious danger, but later reports said the evacuation had been called off.

  21. What Happened at Russia’s Missile Test Site? Opinion, August 12

    Don’t expect a straight answer from Vladimir Putin’s government.

  22. In Russia, Days of Fake News and Real Radiation After Deadly Explosion World, August 12

    Russians vented their anger online and to local officials about the absence of reliable information after the explosion of a small nuclear reactor at a military test site last week.

  23. U.S. Officials Suspect New Nuclear Missile in Explosion That Killed 7 Russians World, August 12

    Intelligence officials suspect that the explosion involved a prototype of a nuclear-propelled cruise missile that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has boasted can reach any corner of the earth.

  24. Huge Pro-Opposition Crowd Turns Out in Moscow March World, August 10

    In one of Moscow’s biggest protests in several years, about 50,000 people turned out to denounce limits on potential candidates.

  25. The Global Machine Behind the Rise of Far-Right Nationalism World, August 10

    Sweden was long seen as a progressive utopia. Then came waves of immigrants — and the forces of populism at home and abroad.

  26. Russia Confirms Radioactive Materials Were Involved in Deadly Blast World, August 10

    As signs of a secretive cleanup effort emerged, an official statement hinted at an accident involving a new nuclear engine for missiles.

  27. The U.S. Needs More Nukes Opinion, August 9

    Russian cheating requires a strong response.

  28. Russia Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into App Restriction at Apple Technology, August 9

    Russian officials are investigating Apple’s moves to remove parental control apps from its App Store shortly after it released a competing service.

  29. Are We Headed for Another Expensive Nuclear Arms Race? Could Be. World, August 8

    With the I.N.F. treaty gone, doubts about the New START accord and talk of American missile deployments in Asia, a new arms race seems inevitable.

  30. Radiation Is Said to Be Released in Russian Military Accident World, August 8

    Two people were reported killed, which would make it the second recent lethal fire involving the Russian Navy. The authorities are prohibiting shipping and sailing in parts of the White Sea for a month.

  31. Siberia se está descongelando en Español, August 8

    El calentamiento global está reduciendo el permafrost, el suelo permanentemente congelado de esa región rusa, lo que cambia la vida cotidiana en uno de los lugares más fríos del planeta.

  32. Elite Forces Try, and Fail, to Arrest a Former President of Kyrgyzstan World, August 7

    Supporters of former president Almazbek Atambayev repelled an attempt by security forces to detain and at least one soldier was shot and killed.

  33. Jon M. Huntsman Jr. Resigns as U.S. Ambassador to Russia World, August 6

    The ambassador kept a mostly low profile in Moscow as a special prosecutor in the United States investigated Russian election interference

  34. U.S.-Russia Ambassador Jon Huntsman Stepping Down World, August 6

    Huntsman, a Republican, could return to Utah to run for governor. He was a popular governor in the state when former President Barack Obama tapped him as ambassador to China in 2009.

  35. How the War Against Truth Went Global Books, August 6

    In “This Is Not Propaganda,” Peter Pomerantsev describes traveling the world to discover ever new forms of media manipulation.

  36. America Could Lose a Real War Against Russia Opinion, August 5

    With Putin and Trump having torn up a Cold War pact that lowered the risk of nuclear war, America should build more conventional missiles to catch up with Russia and China.

  37. Russians Pull Out Credit Cards, and Consumer Debt Spirals Business, August 5

    Russians with little experience with debt are relying on easy credit and payday lenders. Now the central bank is trying to cool the lending market.

  38. In Ukraine, a Rival to Putin Rises World, August 4

    Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic use.

  39. Russian Land of Permafrost and Mammoths Is Thawing World, August 4

    Global warming is shrinking the permanently frozen ground across Siberia, disrupting everyday life in one of the coldest inhabited places on earth.

  40. Hundreds Arrested in Moscow as Criminal Case Is Brought Against Opposition Leader World, August 3

    Russia’s version of the F.B.I. said the anticorruption foundation led by Aleksei A. Navalny was suspected of money laundering.

  41. Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests World, August 2

    With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold.

  42. Is Putin Burning Out? Opinion, August 2

    The demonstrations of recent weeks may push him to mistakes that test his grip on power.

  43. Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals U.S., August 1

    It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intelligence officer.

  44. Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals U.S., August 1

    It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intelligence officer.

  45. U.S. Ends Cold War Missile Treaty, With Aim of Countering China World, August 1

    Trump administration officials say that the treaty tied their hands on China and that Russia was not complying with it, but its demise raised fears of a new arms race.

  46. Syria Says it Agrees to Cease-Fire in Rebel Stronghold World, August 1

    The decision came hours after U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres authorized an investigation into attacks on health facilities and schools in the rebel-held enclave, following a petition from 10 members of the U.N. Security Council.

  47. Russia Sends Military Planes to Fight Wildfires in Siberia World, August 1

    The total area in flames equals the size of Belgium, and many industrial cities are blanketed by a layer of smoke.

  48. ‘Moscow Mitch’ Tag Enrages McConnell and Squeezes G.O.P. on Election Security U.S., July 30

    Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, has typically embraced nasty nicknames by critics. But criticism of his role in blocking election measures has taken hold in an unusual way.

  49. Putin’s Fancy Weapons? Everything Old Is New Again Opinion, July 30

    The super-destructive weapons touted by Russia’s president aren’t as original, or functional, as he claims.

  50. You Can Read Yuval Noah Harari’s Book in Russian, Except for the Parts About Russia Books, July 30

    The translation of “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” removed or altered passages critical of Putin’s administration, as well as references to the author’s sexuality.

  51. Fears of Navalny Poisoning Are Rooted in Previous Attacks on Kremlin Foes World, July 29

    Over a doctor’s objection, the hospital treating the Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny sent him back to jail without identifying the cause of his illness.

  52. Aleksei Navalny, Putin Foe, Is Hospitalized After ‘Allergic Reaction’ in Russian Jail World, July 28

    The opposition leader, jailed for planning an election protest in Moscow, had never experienced an allergic reaction before, his spokeswoman said.

  53. What Will It Take for Congress to Protect America’s Elections? Opinion, July 27

    Robert Mueller sounded the alarm about threats to the nation’s democracy, but lawmakers keep playing politics.

  54. Moscow Police Arrest More Than 1,300 at Election Protest World, July 27

    The protest was the latest in a series of street demonstrations as economic hardship has dented President Vladimir V. Putin’s approval ratings.