How an American agribusiness giant's alleged bribes illustrate Ukraine's endemic graft problem.
How the United States can shape the world without boots on the ground and bombs in the air.
Secretary of State Kerry pledges U.S. help in weaning Ukraine, and Europe, off Russian energy.
Kerry was against Pollard's release before he was for it; Hagel to meet with Malaysian counterpart; Is a U.S. sub already on the hunt for 370?; CMC takes notice of an op-Ed; and a bit more.
Radical nationalists want to continue the revolution that toppled Yanukovych. But they're probably just making matters worse.
Societies attempting to make the transition to democracy should start by establishing a consensus on basic values.
American fears of Russian and Chinese aggression are growing, but they'd still rather Washington not get too involved.
FP talks to Mustapha Dzhemilev about his besieged people and bizarre conversation with Vladimir Putin.
If NATO wants to stanch Russian adventurism in Eastern Europe, it needs a comprehensive security plan (and fast).
The European Union has leveled sanctions against Russia's chief propagandist. Is this the right way to fight back against Putin's information monopoly?
10 very good reasons not to believe Vladimir Putin when he says he's totally not going to invade eastern Ukraine.
While Obama focuses on shoring up European support to fend off Russian aggression, it's actually powerful emerging nations that hold the key.
Putin's rationale for invading Crimea sounds a lot like Reagan's for invading Grenada.
The International Monetary Fund is giving billions of dollars to Ukraine's cash-strapped government. Will that make the country's new rulers even weaker?
The United States and its allies have imposed stinging sanctions on Russia. To make them work, they need to hold fast.
If Putin wants to make a grab for Ukraine's east and south, he'll need to move soon.
Russians are celebrating Crimea's return. The West is bent on punishing Moscow. And Ukrainians are feeling more besieged than ever.
Western sanctions aren't having an immediate impact on Russia, but they could gradually make Moscow's economic woes much worse.
Ukraine has a lingering human rights predicament -- but an even grimmer one awaits Crimea.
Does Crimea have the right to join Russia? The answer isn't as clear as Moscow’s critics or its defenders think.
10 places that would welcome a Putin landgrab, and 10 parts of Russia that want the hell out.
Meet Moscow's favorite bogeyman -- the accused Nazi collaborator who led the fight for Ukrainian independence.
Russia's annexation of Crimea could wipe away billions of dollars of Ukrainian debt.
It's time for a frank conversation about some of the unsavory characters in Kiev.
Why action -- not activity -- is the only way to put the brakes on Moscow.
Why President Obama doesn't understand Eisenhower's lessons of war, pushback, and how to deal with thuggish regimes.
Intimate images from Crimea of a referendum deemed illegitimate.