Leaders in countries of the former USSR are increasingly driving their best and brightest into emigration. No one wins.
Sophisticated Russian weapons have been spotted near Donetsk, signaling a dangerous new phase in the conflict may be underway.
The 113th Congress has only weeks to stop Ebola, fight ISIS, and keep the government funded.
Russia’s Don Juan-in-chief just got a little too friendly with Xi Jinping's wife.
Moscow and Beijing shake hands on another mammoth energy deal that could ease Russia's isolation, power China, and bring the two closer together.
A key NATO ally is cozying up to the Russian dictator and trying to help him build a $70 billion pipeline to extend his reach into the heart of the EU.
It's hard to remember just how impassable the Berlin Wall was -- until one day it wasn't. A memoir.
Ukraine and Russia have settled their natural gas dispute -- for now. But that doesn't mean the wider conflict is anywhere near resolved.
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.