Ukraine's deadly protests have turned the capital into a warzone, and there's no end in sight.
With Kiev in flames, the West hopes sanctions will force the Ukrainian government to put down its guns.
An activist explains why the authorities cracked down on a peaceful protest to commemorate the victims of tsarist-era genocide.
Why taking the wrong stand on the Olympics can get you accused of being a traitor to the nation.
Yes, young people are often a force for political change. But what kind, exactly?
While Putin basks in the Olympic glow, Russia obstinately blocks aid to Syrian civilians in desperate need.
Why lawmakers from both parties, and plenty of countries overseas, are desperate to speed up U.S. energy exports
Is the war-traumatized, fractured, and corrupt Balkan state finally experiencing a political revolution?
Images of the seaside spa town cherished by generations of Russians. Will it survive the Olympics?
When Americans look at Russia, they see what they want to see. And that's dangerous.
With the administration's Russia engagment policy in shambles, Amb. Mike McFaul heads for home.
There are no winners in the geopolitical tug of war between Russia and the West.
Most visitors to the Winter Olympics will only see the giant stadiums and overpriced hotels. But some Russians are mourning the lost paradise of childhood.
President Yanukovych is losing his support among Ukraine's oligarchs -- and that could be the key to his fate.
Why the controversy around the Sochi Olympics could turn out to be a good thing for Russia.
Why Russia's missile mischief shows that the United States needs to think differently about arms control.
The conflict between Ukraine’s opposition and the president is escalating. But there’s room for a possible compromise.
Ukraine's government started the crisis. The opposition needs a strategy for ending it.
Can opposition leaders contain protest violence in Ukraine—or is the country headed for “prolonged guerrilla warfare”?
Why Ukraine's brutal riot police are one of the biggest obstacles on the path to reform.
Why is Western Europe hysterical over a swarm of criminal, scrounging immigrants that doesn’t actually exist?
Social media may be protesters' favorite weapon, but new research on Syria's revolution shows it can do as much harm as good.
How the U.S. ambassador in Moscow is using social media to get his message out.
The sensible way to fight back against Russia's anti-gay campaign.
For human rights advocates, 2013 brought many grim setbacks. Yet there were still some important signs of progress.