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Friday, November 15, 2019
Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, runs an anti-corruption organization that Russian authorities accuse of being a "foreign agent." This week, he hit back.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny has released a new investigation alleging Moscow's chief prosecutor, Denis Popov, has foreign interests.
Friday, November 08, 2019
Russia's state media are covering the impeachment investigation in Washington, D.C., with a combination of glee and trepidation — portraying it as a "witch hunt" against Donald Trump.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
A string of Jehovah's Witnesses have been convicted since Russia's Supreme Court banned the Christian denomination as an "extremist organization" in 2017.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Turkey's president in Russia, as Putin cements his role as the main external power-broker in Syria.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Russian military police are trying to keep Turkish and Syrian army forces apart, and Russian President Vladimir Putin is caught in the middle between two regimes he's been trying to cultivate.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is trying to fulfill a campaign pledge to end a five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine. A Russian-backed insurgency has cost more than 13,000 lives since 2014.
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
The top news in Ukraine isn't President Trump's call to their president. Ukrainians are focused on their president's decision to jump-start the peace process with Russia — without U.S. backing.
Friday, October 04, 2019
Burisma Group, the company where former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter served on the board of directors, keeps a low profile even as it promotes itself as a major natural gas producer.
Thursday, October 03, 2019
Despite advertising as one of Ukraine's biggest independent gas producers, the energy company where Joe Biden's son Hunter sat on the board, is registered in Cyprus and is invisible in Kyiv.
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Most people in Ukraine don't follow the details of American politics but many of them are aware their country is being dragged into a political row in Washington.
Friday, September 27, 2019
The political upheaval that a call between the U.S. and Ukrainian presidents set off in Washington has thrust Ukraine into the limelight. Here's a look at how it got involved.
Friday, September 27, 2019
President Trump has said that former Vice President Joe Biden acted inappropriately by pressuring Ukraine to fire a prosecutor investigating the Ukrainian oil company that hired his son, Hunter Biden.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
President Trump reportedly withheld military aid from Ukraine ahead of a phone call with the country's new president. Trump denies wrongdoing amid a whistleblower complaint.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
In his last YouTube video, 21-year-old student Yegor Zhukov said, "Russia will eventually be free. But we may not live to see it if we let fear win." He was arrested in Moscow on Aug. 1.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A 21-year-old political science student in Moscow is facing up to five years in prison for taking part in opposition protests. His case has rallied a new generation of Russians.
Monday, September 09, 2019
GOP Sen. Mike Lee of Utah was granted a visa after two other senators were denied. Lee says his solo talks with Russian government officials will help the U.S. maintain an open dialogue with Russia.
Sunday, September 08, 2019
Moscow residents vote in city council elections today. Weeks of street protests failed to ensure that opposition candidates would be allowed to run.
Saturday, September 07, 2019
The people of Moscow choose a city council on Sunday, in an election critics call meaningless. Despite weeks of protest, opposition candidates will not be on the ballot.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Two U.S. senators say the Russian government has denied them visas to travel to Russia. At the same time, prominent Russians say they are having trouble securing U.S. visas.