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.
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.
Chinese state media is going soft on the Winter Games, while Chinese visitors seem to be having a ball.
How to ski for Dominica if you're an Italian couple from Staten Island.
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.
Can opposition leaders contain protest violence in Ukraine—or is the country headed for “prolonged guerrilla warfare”?
A possible energy deal between Russia and Iran could torpedo U.S. nuclear talks with Iran
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.
The race is on to exploit off-shore energy around Israel, Syria, Lebanon, and Cyprus -- and Moscow is crashing the party.
Foreign Policy talks to boxing legend and Ukrainian opposition figure Vitali Klitschko about the "Euromaidan" protests and his country's political future.
Behind Putin's sudden release of former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
Are billions of dollars from Russia and the Gulf really worse than Western assistance?
It's not Putin, Yanukovych, or even the EU. It's the Ukrainian people.
Yanukovych can pick Russia or the European Union. Either way, the economic reforms are coming.
With Washington and Moscow caught in a deteriorating relationship, is conflict inevitable?