Europe's other Greek problem
Beyond the economy, Athens' ties with Moscow are causing concern for allies.
Ukraine army and rebels manage brief truce to evacuate civilians
The pummeling of a key eastern Ukraine rail hub will resume momentarily.
Here’s how you know the war in Ukraine is getting worse
And why the White House may be considering sending weapons there.
A mother of seven is the Kremlin’s newest enemy of the state
Svetlana Davydova alerted Ukrainian authorities there might be Russian soldiers in their midst. Now she's accused of treason.
Ukraine's war is getting worse, and not everyone wants to fight
Whether out of fear or political frustration, some Ukrainians are dodging the draft.
Russian mother of seven accused of treason over Ukraine
Svetlana Davydova, 36, has been accused of treason and faces up to 20 years in jail after she called the Ukrainian embassy with information about possible Russian troop movements.
US charges 3 in alleged Russian spy ring in NYC
The alleged conspiracy began in 2012, following the 2010 expulsion of several Russian spies from the United States.
Greek elections: The view from the Kremlin
Analysis: For Putin's Russia, the Syriza win comes in handy.
This is the gruesome aftermath of another rocket strike on civilians in eastern Ukraine
Civilians keep dying as pro-Russian rebels promise more war.
None of these things work anymore in Crimea
It’s been downhill ever since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula last March.
Russia basically just called Obama a hypocrite
"The Americans have taken the course of confrontation and do not assess their own steps critically at all," Russia's foreign minister said.
Mysterious bombs are exploding in Ukraine — and not in the war-torn east
More often than not, the attacks appear to be targeted at pro-Ukrainian political and social organizations, causing injuries but no deaths.
#JeSuis … Volnovakha?
This is Ukraine’s (highly debatable) answer to #JeSuisCharlie.
These countries are for freedom of speech in France but not at home
It's a bit of the 'pot calling the kettle black,' wouldn't you say?
#MakeAMovieRussian is trending and now we want to watch all these hilarious movies
The Kremlins. Dude, Where's My Czar? How to Train Your Drago. And so much more!
Russian police arrest Kremlin critic Navalny at protest
Police detained Alexei Navalny on Tuesday after he violated his house arrest to join a protest in Moscow over a guilty verdict against him and his brother in a controversial fraud case.
Russia says NATO turning Ukraine into 'frontline of confrontation'
Russia also threatened to sever ties with the Atlantic military alliance if Ukraine's hopes of joining it were realized.
Think it’s just Putin who runs Russia? Guess again
He gets by with a little help from his friends.
Europe finds unity on Russia
But a stress-free year-end summit can't hide the huge challenges facing the EU in 2015.
Russian prosecutors want 10 years in jail for Kremlin foe Navalny
Alexei Navalny, who led mass protests against President Vladimir Putin three years ago, has dismissed the charges as part of a Kremlin campaign to stifle dissent.
No, Putin doesn’t know how to fix Russia’s economy
But don’t worry, he says, things will get better. Seeking to calm fears, the president blames the West for his country’s crisis.
The ruble just crashed, but some Russians are kind of OK with it
For now, at least. Here's why.
Russian ruble suffers steepest drop in 16 years
Although Russia's public finances and reserves are much healthier compared to the 1998 crisis, analysts say the country is on the brink of a full-blown currency crunch.
Moscow will look less like Mordor thanks to the Russian Orthodox Church
An art group’s plans to create an image of J.R.R. Tolkien’s evil Eye of Sauron on a Moscow skyscraper have offended Russia’s religious sensibilities.
Here’s something else you can pin on Russia
A new doping scandal is prompting speculation among Russian officials about what other misdeeds the international community will accuse Moscow of committing.
Russia's strategy for undermining Western unity is working
From gas for Turkey to funding for French rightists, Putin sows division by making deals.
Vladimir Putin to the West: My problems are all your fault
How dare you blame Russia for its own aggressive policies?
Vladimir Putin’s worst nightmare may be happening right now
Is Russia’s tanking economy making its leader vulnerable?
Moldovans vote, may slow moves to integrate with Europe
Public opinion in one of Europe's smallest and poorest countries is divided over whether to stick to the pro-Europe path or reverse course and join the Russia-led economic bloc.
The Kremlin is loving the Ferguson riots
Nothing is better for Russian propaganda than some good old fashioned American disorder.
Russia is losing up to $140 billion a year due to sanctions and falling oil prices
The ruble has lost 25 percent of its value against the dollar since June.