Igor Shuvalov, Russia’s deputy prime minister, is supposed to have the cleanest hands in the Kremlin. So where’d he get a quarter of a billion dollars?
A successful parliamentary election opens a window of hope for an embattled country.
The small Baltic nation just took a giant step to counter Russia's energy bullying.
Why democracy is worth fighting for -- now more than ever.
Selling warships to Russia doesn't seem like a great idea right now. But there's someone else that could buy them -- and make it a win-win for European security.
The Swedish Navy is desperately trying to find a Russian submarine prowling off the coast of Stockholm. What’s Vladimir Putin up to?
Oil prices have fallen sharply. But that doesn't mean that oil is cheap -- and it doesn't spell doom for everybody.
Foreign Policy sat down with the leaders of Ukraine's Naftogaz to talk Russia, Europe, energy, and the coming winter.
Cleaning up after five months of war in eastern Ukraine.
Europe brings Russia and Ukraine closer to a natural gas deal that could avert a nasty winter -- if Russian energy brinkmanship is really over.
Afraid for his hold on power, Putin is cracking down on Internet freedom with a flurry of new laws.
Russia's opposition got crushed in last weekend's local elections. But that didn't exactly come as a surprise.
He doesn’t work for the government. He doesn’t wear a uniform. Meet the mysterious deal broker who’s freeing Ukraine’s prisoners of war.
Russia and China are close to another mammoth natural gas deal that could reshape the world's energy map.
Vladimir Putin is still setting the terms in Ukraine. Why is Washington okay with that?
The Ukrainian leader addresses Congress and Obama, asking hat in hand for help for his beleaguered nation.
It's time for a dose of realism when we think about how to build new democracies.
A Ukrainian leader on the run, his mansion, and a 15-year-old corruption case.
Why the memory of a mass hostage-taking -- and the botched rescue attempt that followed -- continues to haunt Russia.
Volunteers are risking life and limb to help evacuate those left behind in the wreckage of eastern Ukraine.
Europe and the United States are ratcheting up sanctions on Russia, but Putin is not standing still.
Ukraine's new rulers hope to clean up a country that is among the most corrupt in the world. But they don't have a chance if the Western banks keep accepting money stolen from Ukraine.
How do you make peace in Ukraine when none of the people with guns are listening?
Ukraine isn’t the only place where the White House is letting a belligerent Russia off the hook.
Ukraine's volunteer fighters who survived the massacre at Ilovaisk describe a harrowing escape -- with no help from the army that claimed to have their backs.