T/russia

  1. Foot Soldiers in a Shadowy Battle Between Russia and the West Foreign, Yesterday

    Freelance agitators promote Russia’s agenda abroad, getting their backing from tycoons and others, not the state itself....

  2. Trump Returns to Crisis Over Kushner as White House Tries to Contain It National, May 27

    President Trump arrived home Saturday to face reports that his son-in-law is under scrutiny in inquiries into possible ties between Russia and associates of Mr. Trump....

  3. Will Russia Stick to Promise to Cut Output With OPEC? Skepticism Abounds Foreign, Yesterday

    The Kremlin has a long history of trying to jawbone up global oil prices while doing as little as possible, or nothing, to curb output....

  4. Trump Ends Trip Where He Started: At Odds With Allies and Grilled on Russia Foreign, May 27

    Despite intense lobbying by world leaders, Mr. Trump did not endorse the Paris climate accords on the last day of his trip abroad....

  5. Kushner Is Said to Have Discussed a Secret Channel to Talk to Russia National, May 26

    A back channel between Jared Kushner, a White House adviser, and Moscow was proposed to discuss Syria, but never pursued, in the weeks before Donald J. Trump’s inauguration....

  6. Russian Once Tied to Trump Aide Seeks Immunity to Cooperate With Congress National, May 26

    Oleg V. Deripaska’s offer comes amid increased attention to his ties to Paul Manafort, who is one of several Trump associates under F.B.I. scrutiny....

  7. A Russian Businessman’s Road From Siberia to Success Business, May 26

    A cosmetics company is a rare bright spot for a Russian economy that has been languishing in recent years....

  8. How Michael Flynn May Have Run Afoul of the Law National, May 25

    Mr. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, faces potential legal problems over money he made from foreign entities and what he has told investigators....

  9. The Flynn Affair Op Ed, May 25

    Why has President Trump remained so loyal to Michael Flynn?...

  10. Sessions Was Advised Not to Disclose Russia Meetings on Security Forms National, May 24

    Advisers and the F.B.I. told Jeff Sessions “not to list meetings with foreign dignitaries and their staff connected with his Senate activities,” a Justice spokesman said....

  11. Top Russian Officials Discussed How to Influence Trump Aides Last Summer National, May 24

    American spies collected intelligence last summer revealing that Russians were debating how to work with Trump advisers, current and former officials say....

  12. U.S.-Russia Hotline Is Buzzing Even After Strike on Syria Foreign, May 24

    The two countries’ militaries have actually increased communications since the American missile strike on an airfield in Syria, Russia’s ally....

  13. Alexander Burdonsky, Russian Director and Stalin’s Grandson, Dies at 75 Culture, May 24

    Mr. Burdonsky, who worked for 45 years at the Central Theater of the Russian Army in Moscow, was named a People’s Artist of Russia in 1996....

  14. Police Raids Targeting Moscow Director Set Off Fears of a Crackdown Foreign, May 24

    Cultural leaders voiced their support for a renowned theater director after he was questioned as part of an embezzlement inquiry....

  15. Ex-C.I.A. Chief Reveals Mounting Concern Over Trump Campaign and Russia National, May 23

    John O. Brennan, the former director of the C.I.A., offered the fullest public account yet of how the federal investigation into Russian election meddling began.

  16. Former C.I.A. Chief Tells of Concern Over Possible Russia Ties to Trump Campaign National, May 23

    Several current and former officials were testifying before lawmakers on Tuesday, and even those who were not there to talk about Russia will probably be asked about it....

  17. Michael Flynn Misled Pentagon About Russia Ties, Letter Says National, May 22

    His failure to disclose income from Russian and Turkish sources, and his apparent attempt to mislead the Pentagon, could put Mr. Flynn in legal jeopardy....

  18. Moscow’s Real Estate Roulette Op Ed, May 22

    A huge housing redevelopment project is afoot, but not all the residents are happy about it.

  19. Lawyers Are the Big Winners in the Inquiry Into the Election Business, May 22

    Legal fees required to deal with the investigation into Russian involvement in the election will be steep. Many of those connected to it may not be able to afford them....

  20. Caught in White House Chaos, Justice Dept. Official Seeks Neutral Ground National, May 21

    Rod J. Rosenstein’s naming of a special prosecutor in the Russia investigation is typical of how the deputy attorney general addresses tough situations, friends and allies say....

  21. The Order of Lenin: ‘Find Some Truly Hard People’ Op Ed, May 22

    Was Stalin’s terror his doing alone? Or was mass violence an intrinsic part of Bolshevism? An answer in the Soviet archives....

  22. Blood in the Water Editorial, May 22

    It doesn’t seem possible that Mike Pence knew nothing....

  23. Writers From the Right and Left React to This Week’s Trump News National, May 21

    Read about how the other side thinks: Perspectives from across the political spectrum on a tumultuous week in Washington....

  24. House Inquiry Turns Attention to Trump Campaign Worker With Russia Ties National, May 20

    Michael Caputo, who was a communications adviser during the presidential race, has been asked to sit for an interview and to provide documents about his connections to the Kremlin....

  25. Predators Move to Verge of First Stanley Cup Finals Sports, May 20

    The Nashville Predators edged to the cusp of their first Stanley Cup finals with a 3-1 victory over the host Anaheim Ducks in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals....

  26. Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation National, May 19

    The conversation reinforces the notion that President Trump dismissed him primarily because of the bureau’s investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian operatives....

  27. James Comey to Testify in Public Senate Hearing About Russia Inquiry National, May 19

    The former F.B.I. director will give testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee in the wake of his abrupt dismissal by President Trump....

  28. ‘The Daily’ Special Edition: What Trump Told the Russians About Firing Comey Podcasts, May 19

    We talk with Matt Apuzzo and Maggie Haberman, the reporters who broke the story....

  29. Russia and Syria Denounce U.S. Airstrike on Pro-Assad Militia Foreign, May 19

    American officials said that the strike was in defense, and that they were working with Russia on ways to head off similar incidents on the ground, as they already do in the air....

  30. 1967: U.S. and Russia Stall on Nonproliferation Foreign, May 19

    The United States and Russia were still in disagreement about how to limit the proliferation of nuclear weapons. at 17-nation talks in May 1967....

  31. 1967: U.S. and Russia Stall on Nonproliferation Iht Retrospective, May 19

    The United States and Russia were still in disagreement about how to limit the proliferation of nuclear weapons. at 17-nation talks in May 1967.

  32. The Case for Xenophilia Op Ed, May 19

    A writer walks across the globe and total strangers help him stay healthy and safe.

  33. F.B.I. Once Warned G.O.P. Congressman That Russian Spies Were Recruiting Him National, May 19

    The 2012 warning to Dana Rohrabacher, an ally of President Trump, shows that the F.B.I. has for years viewed Russian spies as having a hand in Washington....

  34. L’État, C’est Trump! Op Ed, May 19

    Many of the president’s actions have been right out of Despotism 101. But the law is catching up with him.

  35. A Trump Doctrine for the Middle East? Op Ed, May 19

    America has been stumbling in the region for years. The new president has an opportunity to change that....

  36. Friday Mailbag: Spilled Beans, Monochrome Faces and Renegade Readers Editorial, May 19

    The New York Times first withheld the source, but then went on to say that Israel provided the intelligence President Trump shared with the Russians....

  37. Advisers Urge Trump to Hire Outside Lawyer in Russia Inquiry National, May 18

    The recommendations came even before a special counsel was named to lead the investigation into any collusion between his campaign and Russian officials....

  38. Trump, Citing ‘a Witch Hunt,’ Denies Any Collusion With Russia National, May 18

    The president’s comments followed early-morning tweets that were sharply critical of former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton....

  39. Mueller Could Be Good for Trump Op Ed, May 18

    The appointment of the special counsel keeps the attention on the campaign, not Trump’s presidency....

  40. Fact Check: Trump Is Contradictory on Comey and Misleading on Russia National, May 18

    The president also made inaccurate statements about his proposed tax plan and border wall....

  41. Russia’s Age-Old Question: Who Are We? Op Ed, May 18

    Behind the facade of a resurgent power led by a strongman lies a weak, diverse and fragile state struggling to define its national identity.

  42. Rod Rosenstein’s Make-Up Call Op Ed, May 18

    Helping Donald Trump isn’t worth your reputation. But you can often recover, at least partially, from your own mistakes....

  43. Trying Not to Drown in a Flood of Major Breaking News Business, May 18

    There’s been a year’s worth of headlines in just a week. It’s been exasperating for some, exhausting for many....

  44. Washington Is Abuzz With Surround Sound of Scandal National, May 17

    After a succession of self-inflicted wounds, President Trump now faces the most daunting moment yet as a special counsel is appointed to investigate....

  45. Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before He Came to White House National, May 17

    Michael T. Flynn told the transition team weeks before the inauguration that he was under federal investigation for secretly working as a lobbyist for Turkey....

  46. Can Trump Screw Up the World’s Best Intelligence Relationship? Op Ed, May 18

    Israel is the United States’ eyes and ears in the Middle East. Its secrets need to be secure in Washington....

  47. Forget Watergate. Think Iran-Contra. Op Ed, May 18

    If Trump follows Reagan’s example, he can still save his presidency....

  48. Robert Mueller, Former F.B.I. Director, Is Named Special Counsel for Russia Investigation National, May 17

    The decision came after a cascade of damaging developments for President Trump in the wake of his abrupt firing of the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey....

  49. Robert Mueller: The Special Counsel America Needs Editorial, May 17

    With the former F.B.I. director in charge, Americans should be assured of a strong, independent inquiry....

  50. Dangerous Times for Trump and the Nation Op Ed, May 17

    What if an unstable president reaches for the nuclear button?...

  51. Payoffs From Putin to Trump? McCarthy Says No, He Was Just Kidding National, May 17

    The House majority leader was recorded in June as saying Donald J. Trump could be getting payments from Vladimir V. Putin. Now the congressman says he was joking....

  52. Rod Rosenstein’s Letter Appointing Mueller Special Counsel Interactive, May 17

    The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, appointed former F.B.I. Director Robert S. Mueller III as the special counsel to oversee the investigation into Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential election....

  53. Why It’s Hard to Have an Independent Russia Investigation Interactive, May 17

    A special counsel does not ensure that the F.B.I. investigation will be free from political interference....

  54. What Israel Makes of Trump’s Intel Gaffe Op Ed, May 17

    Netanyahu may turn concerns over the president’s leak into useful leverage....

  55. Putin Offers to Provide a ‘Record’ of Trump’s Disclosures to Russian Envoys Foreign, May 17

    As with many of Mr. Putin’s maneuvers, his offer to release a record of a recent White House meeting involving top Russian diplomats seemed designed to unnerve and confuse....

  56. Rod Rosenstein’s Letter Appointing Mueller Special Counsel Interactive, May 17

    The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, appointed former F.B.I. Director Robert S. Mueller III as the special counsel to oversee the investigation into Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential election.

  57. Why It’s Hard to Have an Independent Russia Investigation Interactive, May 17

    A special counsel does not ensure that the F.B.I. investigation will be free from political interference.

  58. ‘A Nation in Crisis’: The Latest Bombshell Letters, May 17

    Readers discuss a Times report that the president may have tried to stop an F.B.I investigation into Michael Flynn....

  59. Comey Memo Says Trump Asked Him to End Flynn Investigation National, May 16

    “I hope you can let this go,” the president told the F.B.I. director in an Oval Office meeting in February, according to a memo James B. Comey wrote....

  60. What Is Obstruction of Justice? An Often Murky Crime, Explained National, May 16

    A look at what qualifies as obstructing justice, and whether the accusations against President Trump could fit in that definition....

  61. Trump May Have Shifted U.S. Intelligence Policy on Russia. Or Maybe Not. Foreign, May 16

    President Vladimir V. Putin has called repeatedly for unity in fighting terrorism. President Trump seemed to take up that call, at least momentarily, on Tuesday....

  62. Israel Said to Be Source of Secret Intelligence Trump Gave to Russians Foreign, May 16

    The revelation adds a potential diplomatic complication to an episode that has renewed questions about how the White House handles sensitive intelligence....

  63. Did Mr. Trump Obstruct Justice? Editorial, May 16

    The former F.B.I. director wrote that the president asked him to end the investigation of Michael Flynn’s ties to Russia....

  64. Can Donald Trump Be Trusted With State Secrets? Editorial, May 16

    He has the legal right to blurt out classified information, but his ignorance, vanity and foolishness endanger the nation....

  65. A Times Exclusive: Trump, Comey and the Russia Investigation Video, May 16

    Michael S. Schmidt, a New York Times reporter, explains new revelations from a memo written by James B. Comey, the fired F.B.I. director. The memo showed that President Trump may have tried to halt the agency's investigation into Michael T. Flynn....

  66. At a Besieged White House, Tempers Flare and Confusion Swirls National, May 16

    As his staff squabbles, President Trump’s mood has become sour, and he has turned against most of his aides, two advisers say....

  67. Democrats Escalate Calls for Trump Inquiry, With Republicans More Reserved National, May 16

    Some lawmakers called for James B. Comey to appear before Congress after reports that President Trump had asked him to drop an investigation into Michael T. Flynn....

  68. Free Advice to Trump Aides: Quit While You Can Op Ed, May 16

    To serve this president is to be diminished. And time is running out....

  69. Oleg Vidov, the ‘Soviet Robert Redford,’ Dies at 73 Culture, May 16

    Mr. Vidov, who starred in several popular films in the Soviet Union before orchestrating an escape to the U.S., went on to have a long Hollywood career....

  70. ‘Seriously? This is Not News’: Readers React to Trump’s Disclosure of Classified Intelligence National, May 16

    Times readers shared thousands of comments about President Trump revealing highly classified information to Russia....

  71. The McMaster Press Conference, Decoded Video, May 16

    President Trump's national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, took questions about whether President Trump shared classified information with Russian dignitaries in an Oval Office meeting. How did he answer?...

  72. Trump Defends Sharing Information on ISIS Threat With Russia Foreign, May 16

    His national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, also offered a defense as the White House struggled to reconcile seemingly conflicting accounts of the president’s actions....

  73. Trump Revealed Highly Classified Intelligence to Russia, in Break With Ally, Officials Say Foreign, May 15

    The intelligence disclosed was about an Islamic State plot, according to officials....

  74. When the World Is Led by a Child Op Ed, May 15

    Reports that President Trump betrayed an intelligence source reveal the dangerousness of an immature man....

  75. ‘The Daily’: A Classified Conversation Podcasts, May 16

    Did a president who rails against classified disclosures just disclose highly classified intelligence to Russia?...

  76. Muscovites Fight for a Slum of Their Own Editorial, May 16

    Residents protest a plan to raze their reviled tenements and move them far out of town....

  77. Web Defenders Detect Russian Hand in Iranians’ Hacking Attempt Business, May 15

    While foiling an attack on a military contractor, investigators watched Iranians use a tool that had also been deployed to compromise Ukraine’s power grid....

  78. Czech Leader’s Call to ‘Liquidate’ Journalists Was a Joke, His Office Says Foreign, May 15

    Czech officials reacted with outrage at a comment by President Milos Zeman, who was speaking with Russia’s president in Beijing....

  79. As Their Clout Wanes, Saudi Arabia and Russia Extend Oil Production Cuts Business, May 15

    The announcement by the world’s two biggest oil exporters means the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is likely to follow suit next week....

  80. Trump’s Madness Invites Mutiny Editorial, May 15

    We may have reached an inflection point at which even partisans grow weary of the barrage of lies....

  81. Russia, This Time the Victim of a Cyberattack, Voices Outrage Foreign, May 14

    The country was hit the hardest in the first wave of a global hacking effort, with banks, cellphone operators and railroads fending off attacks....

  82. Protesters Hit Moscow’s Streets to Fight Mass Renovation Plan Foreign, May 14

    Thousands of Soviet-era apartment blocks would be demolished. Critics say City Hall is trampling their rights, but others cling to hope for better housing....

  83. In Beijing, Vladimir Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood Foreign, May 14

    The Russian president performed the songs from the 1950s while waiting for President Xi Jinping at a forum....

  84. In Beijing, Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood World, May 14

    The Russian president performed two tunes from the 1950s, while waiting for President Xi Jinping at a forum in China.

  85. Richard Burr Leads Russia Inquiry, Whether He Likes It or Not National, May 13

    Mr. Burr, the unobtrusive chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is moving into a spotlight he never expected and does not seem to relish....

  86. Trump Sticks a Fork in Comey Op Ed, May 13

    Over cake — with extra ice cream for the president — Trump threatens Comey with just deserts....

  87. Is President Trump Obstructing Justice? Op Ed, May 13

    His entire pattern of behavior is obstruction of the rule of law and democratic norms....

  88. Hacking Attack Has Security Experts Scrambling to Contain Fallout Foreign, May 13

    The “ransomware” attacks across continents raised fears that people would not be able to meet ransom demands before their data were destroyed....

  89. ‘Looking Like a Liar or a Fool’: What It Means to Work for Trump National, May 12

    The aftermath of the firing of James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director, has reinforced the idea that the only person who can defend President Trump is Mr. Trump....

  90. Trump Lawyers Say He Had No Russian Income or Debt, With Some Exceptions National, May 12

    In a letter to the president, his lawyers say there was no debt owed to Russians, and two major payments from Russian sources over the last 10 years....

  91. Trump Fires Comey and Putin Smiles Op Ed, May 12

    Russia’s campaign to undermine American democracy got a boost, calculated or not, from the firing of James Comey....

  92. Trump Should Be Wary of Putin’s Syria Plan Op Ed, May 12

    The deal Russia is offering would empower America’s adversaries far more than America’s friends.

  93. Right and Left: Partisan Writing You Shouldn’t Miss National, May 12

    Read about how the other side thinks: the pitfalls of using a special prosecutor, the pros and cons of the Resistance movement, and the perils of Trumponomics....

  94. Acting F.B.I. Chief Contradicts White House on Russia and Comey National, May 11

    The acting director called the Russia investigation “highly significant” and said the fired F.B.I. chief had “broad support” from employees, rebutting White House claims....

  95. The Trump-Russia Nexus Editorial, May 11

    Many unknowns remain, but here is what we know about the collusion story so far....

  96. Sally Yates’s Lesson for Her Successor Editorial, May 11

    To all decent people who work for an indecent president: Doing the right thing might get you fired, and that’s all the more reason to do it....

  97. Intelligence Officials Warn of Continued Russia Cyberthreats National, May 11

    Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, and Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, offer a dire view of Russian meddling, one that differs starkly from the president....

  98. Russian Who Played Pokémon Go in Church Is Convicted of Inciting Hatred Foreign, May 11

    Ruslan Sokolovsky filmed himself playing the smartphone game in Yekaterinburg. He received a suspended sentence of three and a half years....

  99. An Open Letter to the Deputy Attorney General Editorial, May 11

    Rod Rosenstein has more authority than anyone else to restore Americans’ confidence in their government.

  100. How Does Comey’s Fall Play in Hillaryland? No One’s Celebrating National, May 10

    Hillary Clinton’s satisfaction at seeing the F.B.I. director lose his job is offset by worries that it could derail the Russia inquiry, her friends say....

  101. Trump Bars U.S. Press, but Not Russia’s, at Meeting With Russian Officials National, May 10

    White House officials blocked reporters from covering the meeting with President Trump and top Russian officials but gave a Russian photographer access....

  102. Trump Is Insulting Our Intelligence Op Ed, May 10

    This is not about partisanship, but patriotism....

  103. Days Before Firing, Comey Asked for More Resources for Russia Inquiry National, May 10

    James B. Comey made his appeal during a meeting last week with the deputy attorney general, who wrote the memo used to justify his firing....

  104. With Awkward Timing, Trump Meets Top Russian Official Foreign, May 10

    A day after dismissing the F.B.I. director amid an investigation into the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russian officials, the president met with Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov....

  105. James Comey Is Fired. Then the Flip-Flopping Begins. Video, May 10

    After President Trump fired James B. Comey, politicians on both sides of the aisle changed their attitudes toward the ousted F.B.I. director....

  106. What All the Russia Investigations Have Done and What Could Happen Next Interactive, May 10

    The firing of James B. Comey as director of the F.B.I. has led several lawmakers to call for an independent investigator or commission on top of the current investigations into potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign....

  107. What All the Russia Investigations Have Done and What Could Happen Next Interactive, May 10

    The firing of James B. Comey as director of the F.B.I. has led several lawmakers to call for an independent investigator or commission on top of the current investigations into potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign.

  108. Russian Terrorism Now Comes in Green! Op Ed, May 10

    President Putin’s supporters have taken to dousing their opponents with dye. Is it a portent of more serious trouble?

  109. After Comey, Here Are the Options for an Independent Russia Inquiry National, May 9

    Can an “independent counsel” be appointed? No. How about a “special counsel”? Yes. How about a congressional inquiry? It’s possible, but it can only issue a report.

  110. Hackers Came, but the French Were Prepared Foreign, May 9

    Emmanuel Macron’s digital team responded to cyberattacks with a “cyber-blurring” strategy that involved fake email accounts loaded with false documents....

  111. Donald Trump Is Lying Again, Now About James Comey Op Ed, May 9

    There is no reason to believe the president’s explanation for firing the F.B.I. director.

  112. Firing Fuels Calls for Independent Investigator, Even From Republicans National, May 9

    Democrats have said for months that an independent inquiry should look into any links between Trump associates and Russia, but now Republicans are joining in.

  113. Jim Mattis, in Lithuania, Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to NATO Foreign, May 10

    The defense secretary reassured Baltic nations rattled by recent Russian actions and by cyberattacks against NATO troops stationed in Lithuania....

  114. Trump’s Firing of Comey Is All About the Russia Inquiry Editorial, May 9

    The president has now decisively crippled the F.B.I.’s ability to carry out an investigation of him and his associates....

  115. A Syrian Plan Worth a Look Editorial, May 9

    Russia’s flawed cease-fire plan is worth considering, but Mr. Trump’s decision to arm Kurdish fighters may complicate matters....

  116. Michael Flynn’s Firing: Why It Took 18 Days Letters, May 9

    Readers react to the congressional testimony of Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general....

  117. At Russia’s Victory Day Parade, Vladimir Putin Calls for Alliance Foreign, May 9

    The Russian president urged international cooperation against terrorism, but foreign leaders stayed away from Victory Day celebrations in Red Square....

  118. Sally Yates Tells Senators She Warned Trump About Michael Flynn National, May 8

    Ms. Yates, the former acting attorney general, gave a dramatic account of an unfolding crisis in the early days of President Trump’s White House....

  119. French Voters Defy Putin’s Meddling, but You’d Hardly Know It in Russia Foreign, May 8

    “The victorious defeat of Marine Le Pen” read one headline from a Russian TV news service....

  120. 6 Takeaways From Monday’s Senate Hearing on Russia National, May 8

    Sally Q. Yates and James R. Clapper Jr. testified at a hearing that was focused on when the White House knew about conversations that Michael T. Flynn had with the Russian ambassador....

  121. Macron Hacking Attack: What We Know and Don’t Know Foreign, May 6

    The French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was targeted in a large dump of leaked emails and other documents, raising fears of Russian interference....

  122. 5 Years After Crackdown, an Anti-Kremlin Protest Resumes Foreign, May 6

    On the anniversary of a protest that ended in a violent clash with the police, a wide swath of demonstrators participated in good-natured rally in Moscow....

  123. U.S. Far-Right Activists Promote Hacking Attack Against Macron Foreign, May 6

    The role of American far-right groups in promoting the breach online highlights their growing resolve to spread extremist messages beyond the United States....

  124. Senate Asks Trump Associates for Records of Communication With Russians National, May 5

    The step by the Senate Intelligence Committee in its investigation into Russian election meddling may be a way to open a path to subpoenas if needed....

  125. Russia Says Deal Bars American Jets From Much of Syria’s Skies. U.S. Says No. Foreign, May 5

    A State Department spokesman said that the agreement does not “preclude anyone from going after terrorists wherever they may be in Syria.”...

  126. Private Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs Revives House Inquiry on Russia National, May 4

    Lawmakers heard from the director of the F.B.I. and the head of the National Security Agency, and the investigation’s leaders said they were inviting more witnesses and requesting documents....

  127. Russia Reaches Deal for Syria Safe Zones, but Some Rebels Scoff Foreign, May 4

    The top United Nations envoy for Syria said the deal was a “positive step.” But some rebels said it left too many loopholes for the government....

  128. Russia, Feeling Slighted by Trump, Seeks a Reset Foreign, May 3

    The Kremlin cannot understand why President Trump has met a string of world leaders but afforded President Putin just three measly phone calls....

  129. To Freeze Syria War, Russia Proposes Setting Up ‘De-escalation Zones’ Foreign, May 3

    The proposal, shared by participants at cease-fire talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, is one of the most detailed suggestions in efforts to halt the war....

  130. Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Pogrom Opinion, May 3

    Ramzan Kadyrov’s Chechen elite is pandering to prejudice to shore up its brutal rule — with Russia’s permission.

  131. ‘The Daily’: Who ‘Won’ on the Bipartisan Budget Deal? Podcasts, May 3

    The lines being drawn in Washington aren’t entirely partisan. Are Democrats and Republicans in Congress banding together to block the president?

  132. Trump and Putin Agree to Seek Syria Cease-Fire World, May 2

    In their first conversation since last month’s rupture over Syria, President Trump said he would send a representative to Russian-sponsored talks.

  133. Kremlin Critic Aleksei Navalny Says Attack Left Him Mostly Blind in an Eye World, May 2

    The opposition leader said a doctor told him that he had lost 80 percent of his sight in one eye after suffering a chemical burn when an assailant threw a liquid in his face.

  134. Angela Merkel Presses Vladimir Putin on Treatment of Gays and Jehovah’s Witnesses World, May 2

    On her first visit to Russia since 2015, the German chancellor also discussed Ukraine and Syria with the Russian president.

  135. ‘The Putin Interviews’ With Oliver Stone to Run on Showtime Arts, May 2

    Conversations between the Academy Award-winning film director and the Russian president will be shown over four nights starting on June 12.

  136. April Nerve Gas Attack in Syria Appears to Be One in a Series World, May 1

    On three other occasions, witnesses, doctors and human rights investigators say, Syria used nerve agents, killing at least 64 people in two attacks in December.

  137. Russians Protesting Abuse of Gay Men in Chechnya Are Detained World, May 1

    About 20 protesters were detained Monday on the sidelines of a May Day parade in St. Petersburg, among them the leader of a group helping gay men escape Chechnya.

  138. The Times Uses Forensic Mapping to Verify a Syrian Chemical Attack Times Insider, May 1

    A look at the technology and techniques that enabled our reporters to determine that Russia and Syria had distorted details about the attack in Syria.

  139. Thousands of Russians Present Letters of Protest in Demonstrations World, April 29

    The protests were initiated by the Open Russia organization founded by Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky, an exiled former oil tycoon.