Every country wants a Brazilian on its team, but what if he scores against Brazil?
Why does the world's media see Bashar al-Assad as invulnerable and Vladimir Putin on the wane?
Today is Journalists' Day in Ukraine. But in a time of war there's little to celebrate.
Anyone who says Russia is losing in Ukraine doesn’t understand how this game is played.
Iran’s ayatollahs are going nuts over a harmless video. But they’re not the first autocrats to obsess about the impact of popular culture.
Putin says Ukraine's nationalist political party Right Sector is the devil incarnate. But they say they're just misunderstood.
The Ukraine crisis is still seen as holding back investment.
Warsaw's liberal diplomat is not the man to take on Russia. And Poland isn't going to save Europe.
Ukraine faces a rising tide of violence in the restive east. Here's why nonviolent activism is the best strategy for fighting back.
Nearly a century after its spectacular demise, why Europe's most embarrassing anachronism is making a comeback.
Petro Poroshenko easily won Ukraine's elections. But from air strikes in the east to empty government coffers in Kiev, the country's new president will have no time to celebrate.
Kiev's iconic Maidan square is now full of Cossacks, tourists, and the homeless. What happened to the protesters who wanted to reshape Ukraine's future?
In Ukraine, women militants are taking up weapons on both sides of the barricades.
Ukrainians hope that Petro Poroshenko can lead them out of the current crisis. But can one man provide the solution to all the country's problems?
The waters drowning Bosnia have unearthed thousands of land mines.
The German chancellor is caught between her country’s Amerika-Freunde and Putin-Versteher.
Oligarchs, maybe. Average Russians, definitely. Putin himself, not at all.
The Obama administration was against Russia sanctions before it was for them.
Why the Russian president is turning to his fellow martial artists to staff an efficient and loyal security force.
The OSCE was designed to ensure peace in Europe. Now the conflict in Ukraine is confronting it with perhaps the greatest crisis in its history.
Russian civil society organizations are actually doing a remarkable job of fighting back against discriminatory legislation. But a new bill presented to parliament sends an ominous signal.
As Russia marks the USSR's victory over Nazi Germany in 1945, the chill of Crimea casts a shadow over remembrances.
How a frigid no man's land became one of the most hotly contested territories on Earth.
The history of Jewish-Ukrainian relations hasn't been a happy one. But these days, the two sides are joining forces against Vladimir Putin.