What Does Putin Stand to Gain (and Lose) by Going After Navalny?
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has survived his brush with a Russian nerve agent. But the attempt on his life says a lot about what Russia has become.
Why Putin Might be Hoping Navalny Survives His Poisoning
The Russian leader is known to target opponents, but his involvement this time seems unlikely.
Why Russia Keeps Poisoning People
With a wink and a nod, the Kremlin sends a chilling message to its foes.
Hundreds Detained Across Russia for Protesting Corruption on Russia Day
Teens and rubber ducks and detentions characterize this Russia Day.
Putin’s Political Foil Navalny Is Now Wearing an Eyepatch
This is what happens when you don’t let your rivals out of the country to seek medical treatment after goons attack them.
Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Fund Accuses Medvedev of Secret Massive Estate
The former reformer is allegedly quite corrupt.
Russian Opposition Presidential Candidate Found Guilty in Retrial
The sentence means he can’t run for president. He says he will anyway.
Russia’s Latest Presidential Hopeful Is Another Anti-Establishment Populist. Sort Of.
The lawyer turned anti-corruption blogger and activist wants to make Russia great again. That doesn't necessarily make him like Trump.
Turns Out You Can’t Trust Russian Hackers Anymore
Moscow-linked cyberthieves aren’t just stealing and releasing emails anymore — they’re altering them to smear one of Putin's most vocal opponents.