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  1. Mueller Hints at a National-Security Nightmare Opinion, Today

    The missing piece of the report is a counterintelligence investigation that should set off alarm bells about our democracy and security.

  2. Mueller Findings Kick Off a Political Tug of War That’s Only Just Beginning U.S., Today

    Democrats appear to be gearing up, with Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York describing the report as a road map to holding the president accountable.

  3. Mueller Report Leaves Unanswered Questions About Contacts Between Russians and Trump Aides U.S., Yesterday

    Starting during the campaign and through the transition, a parade of Russians dangled business deals, floated policy options and sought high-level meetings.

  4. Mueller Left Open the Door to Charging Trump After He Left Office U.S., Yesterday

    The special counsel’s report laid out a series of actions President Trump took that show a leader intent on controlling the Russia investigation.

  5. Mueller Rejects View That Presidents Can’t Obstruct Justice U.S., Yesterday

    The special counsel’s rationale for demurring on the question of obstruction of justice stood in stark contrast to that of the attorney general, William P. Barr.

  6. Mueller Reveals Trump’s Efforts to Thwart Russian Inquiry in Highly Anticipated Report U.S., Yesterday

    The Mueller team ultimately decided not to charge the president, citing numerous legal and factual constraints, but pointedly declined to exonerate him.

  7. Mueller Reveals Trump’s Efforts to Thwart Russian Inquiry in Highly Anticipated Report U.S., Yesterday

    The Mueller team ultimately decided not to charge the president, citing numerous legal and factual constraints, but pointedly declined to exonerate him.

  8. Don’t Trust Barr. Verify His Redactions. Opinion, Yesterday

    The Trump administration hasn’t earned the benefit of the doubt from the American people. Both parties must see the uncensored Mueller report.

  9. North Korea’s Latest Weapons Test: Short in Range but Long in Message World, Yesterday

    Experts say Kim Jong-un is returning to saber rattling as he tries to regain leverage over President Trump after their failed summit meeting in Vietnam.

  10. Mueller Report Is Released: Live Updates U.S., Yesterday

    The Justice Department has released a redacted version of the report by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, who investigated Russian election interference, any ties to the Trump campaign and possible presidential obstruction.

  11. What We Know So Far From the Mueller Report U.S., Yesterday

    The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, investigated Russian election interference, ties to the Trump campaign and possible presidential obstruction of justice. His report has been released.

  12. Maybe We’ll Be Better Off With a Clown as President Opinion, Yesterday

    Ukraine’s absurd election may turn out well for its people.

  13. Deutsche Bank Is Subpoenaed for Trump Records by House Democrats Business, April 15

    Subpoenas from the House’s Financial Services and Intelligence committees were the latest attempts by congressional Democrats to collect information about the finances of President Trump.

  14. Emboldened by His Attorney General, Trump Confronts Mueller Report Head-On U.S., April 14

    The president’s plan of attack is to act as if the report itself is extraneous to his attorney general’s brief letter, aides said.

  15. Military Drills in Arctic Aim to Counter Russia, but the First Mission Is to Battle the Cold World, April 12

    Moscow is moving to claim Arctic territory as barriers between Russia and North America melt. Yet still bitter temperatures pose an immediate threat to NATO troops defending icy waterways.

  16. Is Assange’s Arrest a Threat to the Free Press? Opinion, April 11

    He deserves his fate, but it sets a dangerous precedent.

  17. Russian Court Orders Release of Michael Calvey, American Businessman World, April 11

    The financier, who has been ordered to house arrest, has advocated for foreign investment in Russia despite its worsening relationship with the West.

  18. Kremlin Moves Toward Control of Internet, Raising Censorship Fears World, April 11

    Russian lawmakers approved a bill they said was about national security. Critics call it a step toward letting the government decide what people see online.

  19. China’s Voracious Appetite for Timber Stokes Fury in Russia and Beyond World, April 9

    After sharply restricting logging in its own forests, China turned to imports, overwhelming even a country with abundant resources: Russia.

  20. Sanctions Deal With Russian Oligarch Included Transfer of Shares to Benefit His Children U.S., April 8

    The administration’s agreement with Oleg Deripaska allowed him to satisfy the terms of his divorce by moving $78 million in stock to a fund for his teenagers.

  21. Russia Frees Director After Nearly 20 Months of House Arrest Theater, April 8

    While no longer confined to his apartment in Moscow, Kirill Serebrennikov still faces up to 10 years in prison for embezzlement. He has received support from cultural figures around the world.

  22. A Russian Assassin Tells His Story Podcasts, April 8

    He was given a list of six people, each with the code name of a flower. One day, he got a text message: “The rose has to be picked today.”

  23. Novichok Survivor Meets With Russian Ambassador in London World, April 7

    A British man whose girlfriend died after both were poisoned by a nerve agent thought to have been discarded by Russian agents met with Russia’s ambassador to London. But the meeting left more questions than answers.

  24. In Asbest, Russia, Making Asbestos Great Again World, April 7

    The largest maker of the deadly fiber is making a comeback, and it says it has an ally in President Trump.

  25. As NATO Envoys Celebrate, Signs of Fracturing From Within U.S., April 4

    One European diplomat compared the celebration of the alliance turning 70 to showing up at a birthday party and discovering you were attending a wake.

  26. Russia Says It Will Try to Free Almost 100 Whales Held in ‘Jail’ World, April 4

    Russian officials brought in two famous ocean experts, Jean-Michel Cousteau and Charles Vinick, to help determine how to release the young mammals.

  27. As the Crisis in Venezuela Grows, the Options Narrow Opinion, April 3

    Russian military advisers are on the ground, and American officials are issuing threats. Now what?

  28. Natalia Fileva, Leader in Russia’s ‘Babyflot’ Airlines, Dies at 55 Obituaries, April 3

    Ms. Fileva, who died in a plane crash, was the rare woman to hold an executive post in Russia. She helped consolidate the post-Soviet airline industry.

  29. Praise for the Mueller Report, From an Unlikely Source: Oleg Deripaska World, April 3

    Oleg V. Deripaska, a Russian billionaire, did not cooperate with the special counsel investigation but praised its results.

  30. 37 Years Later, Israel Recovers Body of Soldier Killed in Lebanon War World, April 3

    Sgt. First Class Zachary Baumel, a Brooklyn-born tank driver, went missing after a disastrous ambush in Lebanon in 1982. Israel never stopped searching for him.

  31. In Rare Speech to Congress, NATO Leader Says Allies Must Deter Moscow U.S., April 3

    While NATO celebrates turning 70, a squabble between Washington and Ankara over fighter jets and missile systems threatens to spoil the party.

  32. Note to Self: When Chasing After Russian Spies, Phone Home Reader Center, April 2

    I’ve spent the last year or so trying to dig up novel information about Russia’s intelligence services, particularly the assassins employed by the Kremlin to eliminate enemies of the state. Mom is worried.

  33. Vladimir Nabokov, Literary Refugee Opinion, April 2

    The novelist fled Revolutionary Russia a century ago this week. How did the experience shape his writing?

  34. Trump, Putin and a Possible ‘Red-Line Moment’ in Venezuela U.S., April 1

    Will Venezuela be the place where President Trump, who has often seemed to tolerate Russian provocations, finally draws his own red line?

  35. Natalia Fileva, Russian Aviation Tycoon, Dies in Plane Crash World, April 1

    Ms. Fileva, who was considered one of Russia’s richest women, died on Sunday when a private plane on which she was traveling crashed in Germany.

  36. Natalia Fileva, Russian Aviation Tycoon, Dies in Plane Crash World, April 1

    Ms. Fileva, who was considered one of Russia’s richest women, died on Sunday when a private plane on which she was traveling crashed in Germany.

  37. Russia’s Military Mission Creep Advances to a New Front: Africa World, March 31

    In an influence campaign that is worrying the Pentagon, Russia’s weapons sales, military training programs and security agreements are growing across Africa.

  38. Russia Ordered a Killing That Made No Sense. Then the Assassin Started Talking. World, March 31

    It turned out the killer of a Ukrainian electrician was working for Russian intelligence agents.

  39. On ‘S.N.L.,’ Trump, Mueller and Barr Interpret the Final Report Very Differently Arts, March 31

    Robert De Niro and Alec Baldwin returned to skewer the Mueller report on “Saturday Night Live,” while Sandra Oh hosted.

  40. Russians Always Knew There Was No Collusion Opinion, March 29

    The Kremlin’s allies and its opponents alike have been baffled by America’s Russia obsession. Can we ever look at the U.S. the same way again?

  41. In Ukraine, Russia Tests a New Facebook Tactic in Election Tampering World, March 29

    With Facebook focused on weeding out fake pages, Russian agents are spreading propaganda on the pages of real people willing to sell or rent them out.

  42. Demands for Adam Schiff’s Head Highlight Chasm That Only Widened With Mueller’s Conclusion U.S., March 28

    Republicans on the Intelligence Committee called on its chairman, Representative Adam B. Schiff, to resign. He accused them of turning a blind eye to President Trump’s wrongdoing.

  43. Russia ‘Has to Get Out’ of Venezuela, Trump Says Video, March 28

    President Trump met with with Fabiana Rosales, the wife of Juan Guaidó, on Wednesday. The White House recognizes Mr. Guaidó as Venezuela’s interim president and has warned the Russian government to stay out of Venezuela.

  44. Is Trump Keyser Söze — Or Inspector Clouseau? Opinion, March 28

    Maybe the president brilliantly played the media. Or maybe we just played ourselves.

  45. Trump Warns Russia to ‘Get Out’ of Venezuela U.S., March 27

    Russia, which landed two planes carrying military personnel in Caracas this week, has shown little sign of tamping down its involvement as the White House tries to oust President Nicolás Maduro.

  46. Trump Warns Russia to ‘Get Out’ of Venezuela U.S., March 27

    Russia, which landed two planes carrying military personnel in Caracas this week, has shown little sign of tamping down its involvement as the White House tries to oust President Nicolás Maduro.

  47. The Real Trump-Russia Quid Pro Quo Opinion, March 27

    The campaign and the Kremlin had an overarching deal: help beat Hillary Clinton for a new pro-Russian foreign policy.

  48. A Way to Detect the Next Russian Misinformation Campaign Opinion, March 27

    Require technology companies to put all of their ads in a publicly accessible archive.

  49. The Paranoid Center Opinion, March 26

    The Russia panic shows us how a paranoid style can take root in the heart of the American establishment.

  50. Investigate the Swamp! Opinion, March 25

    The many serious crimes that Mueller uncovered, almost by accident, show us that we have to prioritize official corruption.

  51. No Criminal Collusion. Lots of Corruption. Opinion, March 25

    Don’t let Trump pretend he has been vindicated.

  52. Collusion Was a Seductive Delusion Opinion, March 25

    It's our own fault we elected Trump.

  53. Three Takeaways From the Barr Letter Opinion, March 25

    We still haven’t seen the Mueller report.

  54. Russians Hope Mueller Report Opens Door to Improved U.S. Ties World, March 25

    Some Russians crowed over the investigation not finding collusion by the Trump campaign. But the report’s focus on election interference tempered hopes for better relations.

  55. Europe Is a Soft Target. And It’s Under Attack. Opinion, March 25

    Targeted by Putin’s Russia, Xi’s China and Trump’s America, Europe has a choice: Pull together, or be pulled apart.

  56. Barr Goes Beyond Mueller in Clearing Trump on Obstruction, Drawing Scrutiny U.S., March 24

    The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, punted on whether President Trump obstructed justice. Attorney General William P. Barr stepped in to exonerate the president.

  57. No Collusion, No ‘Exoneration’ Opinion, March 24

    A Trump-friendly attorney general’s letter doesn’t do justice to the special counsel’s investigation. Release his whole report.

  58. Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy, but Stops Short of Exonerating President on Obstruction U.S., March 24

    The attorney general released the main findings of the closely watched investigation into Russia’s election interference and whether Trump associates conspired.

  59. An Ice Marathon Across a Frozen Russian Lake: ‘I Ran Twice as Fast’ World, March 24

    It is one of the world’s most grueling races, 26 miles over Siberia’s Lake Baikal, amid cracking ice and shifting weather. The race attracts a global cast of athletes who want to test their limits.

  60. How Powerful Is Vladimir Putin Really? Sunday Review, March 23

    Russia today doesn’t seem like “a properly run dictatorship.”

  61. Maya Turovskaya, Russian Critic and Documentarian, Dies at 94 Obituaries, March 22

    Called “the Susan Sontag of Soviet aesthetic thought,” she wrote about movies and theater and helped make a film that drew parallels between Nazism and Stalin.

  62. Russia, Trump and Mueller: The Major Moments in the Case U.S., March 22

    The sprawling Russia story, explained.

  63. Russia, Trump and Mueller: The Major Moments in the Case U.S., March 22

    The sprawling Russia story, explained.

  64. While You Wait for Mueller Opinion, March 22

    Do lawbreaking, lying to the public and colluding with a foreign enemy add up to innocence?

  65. Russia Changes Economic Reporting. The Results Improve. World, March 20

    The state statistics agency has halted monthly publication of personal income data, which had been downbeat for years. A flurry of optimistic economic data has followed.