Syria's Civil War

Erdogan calls on Russia, US to pull troops out of Syria

Turkish president's comments come after Putin and Trump said there was 'no military solution' to Syria's war.

Erdogan calls on Russia, US to pull troops out of Syria

Opinion

Will Mohammed bin Salman be Arabia's Vladimir Putin?

Mohammed bin Salman's efforts to consolidate power mirror Vladimir Putin's, but there is an important difference.

Yury Barmin

by Yury Barmin

Yury Barmin

Inside Story

What does Trump really think about Russia and US vote?

The US president says he believes Vladimir Putin's denials, but also accepts CIA confirmation of meddling.

Russia

Stalin's Great Terror: The forgotten Harbin operation

As Great Terror anniversary comes around in Russia, Harbin operation in which 20,000 were executed remains unheard.

Stalin's Great Terror: The forgotten Harbin operation

Syria's Civil War

Trump, Putin agree 'no military solution' in Syria

Kremlin says conflict needs a final resolution in the framework of the so-called Geneva process.

Trump, Putin agree 'no military solution' in Syria

Space

Six scientists in a pod: 17 days on a simulated space mission

Six scientists are spending the next 17 days locked inside a pod in the Russian capital, Moscow, in an experiment that tests the psychological effects of a mission into deep space.

Europe

Kremlin unease marks centennial of 1917 Bolshevik revolution

Celebrating the Bolshevik revolution's 100th anniversary doesn't fit the modern Russian "stability" narrative.

Europe

White and red: Tales from the Russian Revolution

Two men chose opposing sides in the events 1917. Their decisions changed forever the lives of their families.

White and red: Tales from the Russian Revolution

The Listening Post

Trump TV: The Fox approach to bad Trump news

How Fox News creates an alternative reality and how it downplayed the indictments against former Donald Trump advisers.

Human Rights

Russia retaliates after Canada imposes sanctions

Moscow says dozens of 'Russophobic Canadians' now barred from entering the country after Ottawa imposed sanctions.

Russia retaliates after Canada imposes sanctions

The Listening Post

The Fox approach to bad news: Deflect, divert, distract

We examine Fox News' role as President Donald Trump's media mouthpiece. Plus, media strangled in Eritrea.

Europe

Laika the space dog 60 years on

It has been 60 years since a Soviet dog named Laika became the first animal to orbit Earth.

Opinion

How Assad 'won the war'

Bashar al-Assad is the president of occupied Syria.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

Middle East

Syria takes centre stage as Putin meets Iran's leaders

With Iran's expanding regional influence, talks between Moscow and Tehran are likely to shape future of the Middle East.

Syria takes centre stage as Putin meets Iran's leaders