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  1. Democracy Grief Is Real Opinion, Yesterday

    Seeing what Trump is doing to America, many find it hard to fight off despair.

  2. Killer Robots Aren’t Regulated. Yet. Technology, Yesterday

    “Killing in the Age of Algorithms” is a New York Times documentary examining the future of artificial intelligence and warfare.

  3. A.I. Is Making It Easier to Kill (You). Here’s How. Video, Yesterday

    A tank that drives itself. A drone that picks its own targets. A machine gun with facial-recognition software. Sound like science fiction? Weapons powered by artificial intelligence are already here.

  4. Senate Confirms John Sullivan as U.S. Ambassador to Russia U.S., December 12

    Mr. Sullivan, a close ally of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who had been serving as deputy secretary of state, was confirmed by a vote of 70 to 22.

  5. Donald Trump Wanted Another Roy Cohn. He Got Bill Barr. Opinion, December 12

    Even better.

  6. After Russia Doping Ban, a South African Speaks Up for the Innocent Sports, December 12

    Penny Heyns, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, said she had opposed a blanket ban on Russian athletes.

  7. Why Nothing Happened for Ukraine Opinion, December 12

    How Putin kept a meeting of the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine from moving closer to an end of a calamitous five-year war.

  8. Ukraine’s President Stands Alone Against Russia Opinion, December 11

    The lack of American interest was clear as the two nations’ presidents met in Paris.

  9. On the Menu in Moscow, Soviet-Era Nostalgia Travel, December 11

    Themed eateries in the Russian capital cater to a taste for the past, recalling Black Sea vacations, Space Race euphoria and the days of service without a smile.

  10. On the Menu in Moscow, Soviet-Era Nostalgia Travel, December 11

    Themed eateries in the Russian capital cater to a taste for the past, recalling Black Sea vacations, Space Race euphoria and the days of service without a smile.

  11. Turkey and Russia Judged Bigger Risk Than ISIS for U.S. Troops in Syria World, December 11

    American commanders have requested guidance on dealing with an attack from those armed groups and others from Iran and the Syrian government, but officials say they have received muddled direction.

  12. China Displaces Turkey as Top Jailer of Journalists in 2019 World, December 11

    In its annual survey, the Committee to Protect Journalists found that at least 250 journalists are imprisoned around the world, largely by authoritarian leaders.

  13. The Russia Ban That Isn’t Really a Ban Stokes Anger Sports, December 10

    Critics say the World Anti-Doping Agency’s banishment of Russia has too many loopholes.

  14. As Rivals Fight for Control of Libya, Erdogan Says Turkey May Jump In World, December 10

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey might send troops to Libya to counter Russian-backed militia forces.

  15. Yuri M. Luzhkov, 83, Dies; Mayor at Dawn of Post-Soviet Moscow World, December 10

    An energetic leader, he steered the Russian capital out of its gloom, dominating Moscow’s political system while his wife became the richest woman in the country.

  16. Trump and Pompeo Spoke to Russian Official About U.S. Elections. Did Only One Deliver a Warning? World, December 10

    The visit of Sergey Lavrov to Washington came at a delicate moment in the relationship between President Trump and Russia.

  17. The War That Continues to Shape Russia, 25 Years Later World, December 10

    Haunting images show how the first Chechen war humiliated post-Soviet Russia, exposed its weakness, strengthened hard-liners and enabled the rise of Vladimir V. Putin.

  18. Report Details Interactions Between F.B.I. and Dossier Author U.S., December 9

    The inspector general provided a close look at what seemed at times to be a bungled relationship between Christopher Steele and the bureau.

  19. Russian Foreign Minister Likely to Discuss Nuclear Arms With Trump and Pompeo World, December 9

    Sergey V. Lavrov is set to visit the White House on Tuesday afternoon, for a conversation that could include extending the last major nuclear treaty between the United States and Russia.

  20. What the Russia Global Sports Ban Means, and What It Doesn’t Sports, December 9

    Investigations concluded Russia cheated, then tried to cover up the cheating after it had been caught. Now it will pay a price for the cover-up. Or will it?

  21. In First Meeting With Putin, Zelensky Plays to a Draw Despite a Bad Hand World, December 9

    The presidents of Ukraine and Russia met face-to-face for the first time, seeking to end the war in their border region. It appeared to be a draw, rather than the Putin domination some had feared.

  22. Russia Banned From Olympics and Global Sports for 4 Years Over Doping Sports, December 9

    The World Anti-Doping Agency’s unanimous decision, if upheld, would exclude Russia from the 2020 Olympics, but many Russian athletes could be unaffected by the decision.

  23. Highlights From the Horowitz Report on the Russia Investigation U.S., December 9

    The inquiry by the Justice Department’s inspector general found no evidence of the political conspiracy alleged by President Trump but uncovered flaws in how the case was handled.

  24. Highlights From the Horowitz Report on the Russia Investigation U.S., December 9

    The inquiry by the Justice Department’s inspector general found no evidence of the political conspiracy alleged by President Trump but uncovered flaws in how the case was handled.

  25. Barr Allows for Release of Additional Details About Ex-Spy Behind Steele Dossier U.S., December 9

    The British former spy was told on the eve of its release that a highly anticipated inspector general’s report would contain further information about him than he had expected.

  26. Air Force Aims to Deploy a New Battlefield Weapon: Faster Communications U.S., December 8

    Military officials are trying to develop systems that instantly push intelligence to front-line forces, a development strategists say could help deter aggression by Russia and China.

  27. Will Russia Be Thrown Out of the Olympics on Monday? A Primer Sports, December 8

    Failed drug tests, altered samples and full-throated denials. Here’s what you need to know as the World Anti-Doping Agency considers barring Russia from sports.

  28. Russian Court Bans Politically Active Student From Blogging World, December 6

    Yegor Zhukov, who was also given a three-year suspended sentence, has become a symbol of the anti-Kremlin protests that rocked Moscow last summer.

  29. Please, Democrats, Don’t Make the Impeachment Articles Too Narrow Opinion, December 5

    From Russia to Ukraine, the House needs to show the president’s pattern of corruption.

  30. Russia Is Teaching the World to Spy Opinion, December 5

    Easy-to-use technology straight from Moscow for any aspiring strongman — at a low price.

  31. Zelensky’s Opponents Fear He Is Ready to Capitulate to Russia World, December 5

    The Ukrainian president’s political opponents worry that the Trump impeachment inquiry may have weakened Ukraine’s position before peace talks in Paris next week.

  32. With Internal Squabbling on Vivid Display, What’s Next for NATO? World, December 4

    The alliance might not be suffering “brain death” but it faces new technologies, new rivals, new weapons and a changing America.

  33. Germany Says Russia Is Suspected in Berlin Assassination World, December 4

    Germany’s federal prosecutor took over an inquiry into the murder of a former commander of Chechen separatists, and the authorities expelled two Russian diplomats.

  34. Of All the Defenses of Trump, This Conspiracy Theory Is the Worst Opinion, December 3

    The president grasps at a debunked claim of election interference as impeachment looms.

  35. Notes of Investigators Fill In Details of Key Events Examined by Mueller U.S., December 3

    Documents released by the Justice Department in response to a lawsuit by the news media include summaries of interviews with Michael Cohen, Hope Hicks and Rod Rosenstein.

  36. The Theater Olympics Bring a World of Drama Together Theater, December 3

    More than 20 countries have sent over 100 productions, including large-scale works by some of the hottest directors. So why have so few heard of the event?

  37. Why Are These Foxes Tame? Maybe They Weren’t So Wild to Begin With Science, December 3

    In a famous experiment, scientists bred Russian foxes without a fear of people. But the foxes’ ancestry raises new questions about when they became tame and what counts as domestication.

  38. From a Russian Banker, a $4 Million Mansion and a 200-Foot Yacht World, December 3

    A video released by the anticorruption activist Aleksei Navalny accuses the head of a government-owned bank of showering the gifts on his girlfriend, a reporter for state TV.

  39. In Russia, an Updated Law With New Restrictions on Freedom of Speech World, December 2

    President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Monday signed a law that could require anyone distributing information and being paid from abroad to register as a foreign agent.

  40. Russian Doping Blurs Innocence and Guilt, With Olympics Caught in Middle Sports, December 2

    The manipulation of a drug-testing database raised doubts about 145 Russian athletes suspected of cheating. But with their records altered, some may yet compete in next year’s Tokyo Games.

  41. Was This 18,000-Year-Old Siberian Puppy a Dog or a Wolf? Science, December 2

    The animal was buried in a lump of frozen mud in Russia, its fur, whiskers and body fully intact. Scientists are studying its DNA to understand whether it is a dog or a wolf.

  42. Robert K. Massie, Narrator of Russian History, Is Dead at 90 Books, December 2

    Mr. Massie wrote readable and respected biographies of Russian royals, including “Nicholas and Alexandra,” which became a movie.

  43. A Civilian Camp in Syria Was Bombed. Here’s How We Traced the Culprit. Reader Center, December 1

    Eyewitness photos and videos, flight logs and cockpit tapes obtained by The Times enabled reporters to trace an airstrike on a Syrian camp for displaced families to a Russian pilot.

  44. ‘Sent Candy’: Cockpit Tapes Show Russian Pilots Bombing Syrian Civilians Video, December 1

    A Times investigation used cockpit recordings to show for the first time how Russian pilots attacked civilians in Syria this summer, killing dozens.

  45. Apple, Bowing to Russian Pressure, Recognizes Crimea Annexation on Map World, November 28

    The tech giant, following Google and others, has bowed to Russian demands that its apps not show Crimea as belonging to Ukraine on digital maps seen in Russia.

  46. El encubrimiento fallido del dopaje en Rusia en Español, November 27

    Un informe de la Agencia Mundial Antidopaje describe el modo en el que Rusia modificó evidencias para desacreditar al denunciante que reveló la confabulación de dopaje más sofisticada de la historia del deporte.

  47. Russia Inquiry Review Is Expected to Undercut Trump Claim of F.B.I. Spying U.S., November 27

    The F.B.I. never tried to place undercover agents or informants inside the Trump campaign, a highly anticipated inspector general’s report is expected to find.

  48. Russia’s Doping Violations Are Cheating Its Own Athletes Opinion, November 26

    The continuing defiance of Russian officials has condemned the athletes to global suspicion and ostracism.

  49. Inside Russia’s Failed Doping Cover-Up Sports, November 26

    A World Anti-Doping Agency report outlines how Russia fabricated evidence to try to discredit a whistle-blower.

  50. Republicans’ Big Lie About Trump and Russia Opinion, November 25

    Collusion wasn’t a hoax and Trump wasn’t exonerated.

  51. Donald McGahn Must Testify to Congress, Judge Rules; Administration Will Appeal U.S., November 25

    A judge rejected the Trump administration’s argument that senior White House officials were immune from congressional subpoenas.

  52. For Trump, Impeachment Is a Show Opinion, November 24

    Washington is Hollywood and Trump is the leading man.

  53. ‘Our Nation Is Being Torn Apart. Truth Is Questioned.’ Opinion, November 23

    Fiona Hill’s warnings challenge Trump to keep America safe from Moscow’s efforts to destabilize democracy and snare influence around the globe.

  54. ‘Our Nation Is Being Torn Apart. Truth Is Questioned.’ Opinion, November 23

    Fiona Hill’s warnings challenge Trump to keep America safe from Moscow’s efforts to destabilize democracy and snare influence around the globe.

  55. Fiona Hill and the American Idea Opinion, November 22

    A naturalized American exposes Trump’s attack on what America is and must be.

  56. Davis Cup Sees Its Old Soul in the Tears of a Vanquished Serbian Team Sports, November 22

    The new version of the event has been derided as unworthy of the venerable name, but one team’s devastation reflected the passion of old.

  57. At the Bolshoi, ‘Giselle’ Is Rethought, Refreshed, Revivified Arts, November 22

    Alexei Ratmansky’s enthralling reconstruction pays attention to dramatic detail and to every nuance of choreographic phrasing.

  58. The Four Lessons of Impeachment Opinion, November 22

    They are not all depressing.

  59. The Four Lessons of Impeachment Opinion, November 22

    They are not all depressing.

  60. Charges of Ukrainian Meddling? A Russian Operation, U.S. Intelligence Says U.S., November 22

    Moscow has run a yearslong operation to blame Ukraine for its own 2016 election interference. Republicans have used similar talking points to defend President Trump in impeachment proceedings.

  61. The Double-Barreled Dream World of Trump and His Enablers Opinion, November 22

    They wanted to take down Biden. But they also wanted to absolve Moscow of election meddling.

  62. The Double-Barreled Dream World of Trump and His Enablers Opinion, November 22

    They wanted to take down Biden. But they also wanted to absolve Moscow of election meddling.

  63. What We’ve Learned From Hill’s and Holmes’s Impeachment Testimonies U.S., November 21

    Two career foreign policy experts delivered new details about the inner workings of President Trump’s foreign policy on Ukraine as well as some history lessons.

  64. Trump Impeachment Hearings: Day 5 Highlights Video, November 21

    Fiona Hill, the former top Russia expert on the National Security Council, and David Holmes, an aide at the United States Embassy in Kyiv, testified before the House Intelligence Committee.

  65. How Not to Plot Secret Foreign Policy: On a Cellphone and WhatsApp U.S., November 18

    American officials expressed wonderment that Rudolph W. Giuliani was running his “irregular channel” of diplomacy over open cell lines and communications apps penetrated by the Russians.

  66. Putin and Zelensky to Meet for First Time Over Ukraine Conflict World, November 15

    The war is the biggest flash point in a broader conflict between Moscow and the West, triggering international sanctions and rippling into the American impeachment hearings.

  67. U.S. Cultural Exchange With Russia Opinion, November 15

    Russia’s ambassador to the United States says the exchanges are important for shaping common values. Also: Change in Mexico; middle-aged women.

  68. Russia Frees Norwegian Convicted of Spying in Unusual 3-Way Swap World, November 15

    A retired Norwegian border inspector, two Lithuanians and two convicted Russian spies were exchanged.

  69. U.N. Query on Syria Hospital Bombings May Be Undermined by Russia Pressure, Limited Scope World, November 14

    The United Nations is investigating attacks on seven humanitarian sites in Syria. Diplomats say Russia is trying to keep the U.N. findings secret.

  70. We Proved Russian Pilots Bombed a Hospital. Then They Did It Again. Video, November 14

    Four weeks ago, The Times provided visual evidence showing that the Russian Air Force bombed a Syrian hospital. Last Wednesday, Russia did it again.

  71. The Impeachment Hearings: What the Envoys Said Opinion, November 14

    Readers react to the testimony of two senior officials involved in the Ukraine inquiry.

  72. Trump’s Choice: National Security or Political Obsession U.S., November 14

    The impeachment inquiry is the first to involve an issue of geopolitical gravity: Whether the president was undercutting American national interests — containing Russia — to bolster his campaign.