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The ex-president of Georgia, stripped of both Georgian and Ukrainian citizenship, is sitting in a relative’s apartment in the Bronx, plotting his next move.


The 1980s American Soap Opera That Explains How Russia Feels About Everything

A look at the peculiar obsession with “Santa Barbara” in the post-Soviet experience.

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German Company Alleges Russia Violated Sanctions Sending Turbines to Crimea

Putin promised energy security for annexed territory, but he can’t seem to provide it.


Trump, Tillerson Tap Russia Hawk Volker for Ukraine Envoy

The former NATO ambassador inherits a simmering conflict in Ukraine and a showdown with Russia.


How Paul Manafort Helped Buy Washington Influence for Putin Crony

Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman used an obscure think tank to make D.C. connections for Viktor Yanukovych.

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Ukraine Hit by Massive Cyberattack

It’s unclear who or what is behind it.

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Ukraine’s President Has a Remarkably Low-Key Meeting With Trump

Poroshenko, worried he wouldn’t meet Trump at all, downplayed his arrival in D.C., but pleased is with the administration's stance.

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