Family of American Jailed in Russia Vows to Keep Fighting
Long sentence for alleged espionage is a “gut punch” but opens door to negotiations.
The Pandemic Could Tighten China’s Grip on Eurasia
Despite border closures, Russia and others may be pushed even closer to Beijing.
U.S. Appeals to Aid Recipients for Help in Fighting Coronavirus
Request undercuts Trump’s claim that the U.S. has enough tests and medical equipment.
Is Georgia Ready for a Trump of Its Own?
Voters are fed up with their country’s rigid two-party political system—but that same system may block the rise of outsiders.
Behind Pompeo’s Big ‘We Care’ Trip to Ukraine
Hobbled by the impeachment trial, the U.S. secretary of state faces the tricky task of explaining a Trump administration policy that has often looked two-faced.
In Georgia’s Parliament, One Russian Too Many
Following violent unrest, the speaker of the Georgian Parliament steps down after a Russian lawmaker sat in his chair.
Trump’s Top Russia Aide to Depart
Fiona Hill will be replaced by the arms control expert Tim Morrison, signaling a possible shift toward nuclear talks.
Trump Administration’s Top Europe Diplomat Resigns
A Russia hawk, A. Wess Mitchell helped reassure U.S. allies worried about the president’s relationship with Putin.
Is Europe Falling Apart?
Brussels is standing tough, but moderates like Theresa May are gradually being pushed out of power in Europe.
Fake Monitors Endorse Cambodia’s Sham Election
Dubious electoral endorsements are becoming normal for dictators worldwide.
While Moscow Mocks Trump, Tillerson Tries to Repair U.S.-Russia Ties
Vladimir Putin seems to have run out of patience with the administration.
Scenes From Central Asia’s Forever War
In Kyrgyzstan’s Fergana Valley, ethnic strife, corruption, and poverty collide in the country’s ongoing fight against extremism.
Watch Turkmenistan’s Leader Play Commando and Blow Stuff Up
At least Donald Trump isn’t acting like this … yet.
‘Our Future Will Be Violent Extremism’
Kazakhstan — Central Asia’s most stable state — is waking up to the fact that Islamic extremism has planted its roots and is here to stay.
Uzbekistan Forced Labor Linked to World Bank Projects, Advocates Say
A new report from Human Rights Watch and Uzbek activists alleges the continued use of forced and child labor in harvesting the Central Asian country’s cotton crop.
What We Know and Don’t Know About the St. Petersburg Metro Bomber
Important details begin to emerge about the 22-year-old suicide bomber.
Explosion in St. Petersburg Metro Kills 14, Wounds Over 50
No group has claimed credit for the attack and Russia isn’t blaming terrorism yet.
Here’s The Newest Batch of Russia Scandals Embroiling Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chair
But wait, there’s more!
Jon Huntsman Reportedly Offered Post as U.S. Ambassador to Russia
Taking on one of the toughest jobs in diplomacy.