Masha Gessen on the Russian opposition journalist Arkady Babchenko, who faked his own assassination as part of a sting operation in coöperation with Ukranian law enforcement.
Is Putin really a “pariah” and Russia “isolated from the international community”?
Vladimir Putin will have paid very close attention to the location of the Syrian artillery battery where four Russian soldiers lost their lives at the weekend. The desert around Deir ez-Zour remains a dangerous place – politically as well as physically – in which the Americans and Russians play an extremely risky game of war.
The front line with Russia has moved east. It makes sense for American forces to follow.
Invité dans le cadre du Forum économique de Saint-Pétersbourg pendant deux jours, le chef de l'Etat a défendu l’indépendance française sans réussir à...