Russia and Putin are projecting an image to the world that isn’t winning it many friends.
Russia’s foreign NGO laws have delivered another hit — this time to one of the U.S.’s largest foundations.
Kenya has garnered praise for becoming one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest growing economies. Now, its government is coming under fire for some recent troubling developments affecting its fourth estate.
Twenty years on, one of the largest massacres in Europe since World War II continues to spur controversy, now threatening to further divide Russia and the West.
Jeb’s strategy for avoiding being bogged down by his brother’s own failures appears to be shifting the conversation from his family’s political history to that of an old-but-new common enemy: Russia.
If recent revelations are any indication, the well-oiled, Kremlin-sponsored troll machine has no intentions of closing up shop anytime soon.
If an invasion led by unidentifiable, but presumably Russian, troops wasn’t odd enough for you, the memorial statue honoring their efforts may be.
Like his predecessors, Tsipras understands that Greece’s economic crisis isn’t a burden it bears alone — it’s one that should fall on the shoulders of the whole of Europe.
Forcing your country’s migrant workers to partake in a marathon probably isn’t the best way to show the international community you’re serious about labor reform. That’s a lesson that Qatar might have to learn the hard way.
If 2014 is to be known for the significant expansion to Russian state-owned English language media, 2015 may be the year of the Russian independent media “in exile.”
What is clear is that Azerbaijan, like Russia, is placing renewed emphasis tried-and-true Soviet-era techniques, including “whataboutism,” a term coined by U.S. analysts to describe the Soviet officials’ attempts to deflect Western criticism by appealing to the West’s failures.
If the ads running on Russian TV right now are accurate, Putin’s press conference on Dec. 18 is going to be the most exciting thing this year.
Several months after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared the Internet is a “CIA project,” the effects of his unabashed digital paranoia have already been felt big time.