Alexei Navalny is back on Russian soil five months after he was the victim of an assassination attempt.
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Russia is whipping up stories of separatist fervor in western Ukraine to destabilize the struggling government in Kyiv.
Putin’s secrecy has helped fuel Russia’s black market in information which is thriving online and undermining the president’s authority.
Almost half of all Russians are skeptical of the Sputnik V vaccine, and doctors are now worried that the rushed rollout is backfiring.
Just like Trump, Russia’s Communist Party is claiming the impact of the pandemic is exaggerated and anti-COVID measures are destroying the economy for no good reason.
FSB agents seeking medals and career advancement are accused of preying on the collaborative scientific community.
A New York-born human-rights activist is being forced out of Russia, possibly because of her group’s push for a full investigation of the violent death of a Chechen woman.
Russian drug squad cops have been arrested on allegations of selling a dangerous batch of synthetic drugs, which poisoned at least two school children.
Maia Sandu speaks exclusively to The Daily Beast about her gutsy attempt to take on a Putin-supported autocrat and change the course of Moldova.
A Russian-brokered ceasefire hands victory to Azerbaijan and its backers in Turkey, while Putin destabilizes an Armenian leader he never liked.