Shadow Government

Putin vs. Trump vs. Clinton

The Russian leader favors neither Trump nor Clinton.


These British Schoolboys Met Vladimir Putin Before Their New Prime Minister Did

It remains unclear how they pulled it off, but 11 British schoolboys got two hours with the Russian president.


Trump and Clinton Have No Idea How to Deal With Putin

Murky links to Moscow and speculation of Kremlin interference have dominated the U.S. election. So how come neither candidate has a coherent Russia policy?


Putin Dismissed His Chief of Staff. What Does It Mean for Russia?

Vladimir Putin dismissed longtime aide Sergei Ivanov as his chief of staff in what amounts to a major reshaping of Russia's elite leadership.

The Cable

As Ukraine Frets Over Trump, Russian U.N. Envoy Talks Up His Business Skills

Ukrainian officials are expressing concern over Donald Trump while Russians boast about his business successes.


Ukrainian Officials to Donald Trump: Please Stop Talking About Our Country

Just when it seemed like Trump’s weekend couldn’t get worse, the business mogul turned presidential hopeful started talking about Ukraine -- and just wouldn’t stop.

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