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russian revolution

One hundred years ago Wednesday—on March 15, 1917—one of the most momentous events of the 20th century occurred: Tsar Nicholas II abdicated, thus ending 300...
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It turns out that the greatest threat to U.S. interests involving Moscow in the Trump era has little to do with Trump’s campaign-trail promise to...
Russia

There has been a lot of talk in the United States lately about “fake news” (the accusation that President Trump tosses out to discredit unfavorable...
russia

Americans knew that business as usual in Washington would change when Donald Trump took office. The form that change would take remains, for the most...
Russia

Word out of Russia today is that Vladimir Kara-Murza, U.S.-based coordinator of “Open Russia” and civil society activist, is unconscious and in critical condition in...
Russia

President-elect Donald Trump’s team has said that they hope to make their first foreign trip will be to Reykjavik, Iceland, to meet with Russian President...
Russia

The more Congress and the public learn about President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry’s approach to Iran, the worse it gets. In order...
Putin

Donald Trump styles himself as the ultimate deal-maker. So he must understand that any successful deal requires the use of leverage to get more than...
Russia

Donald Trump has a way of sucking all the oxygen out of the room. Thus, the public debate over the hacking of the Democratic National...
Russian-Iranian

Critics pounced on President George W. Bush when he described Iran, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, and North Korea as part of an "Axis of Evil" almost...
Russia

When Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared himself caliph of the Islamic State, he captured the imagination of a generation of young Islamists. More than 30,000 foreign...
Vladimir Putin

Controversy continues to swirl about allegations that Russia was behind the hacking that plagued Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee in the run-up...