Mueller Probe

US Democrats criticise William Barr over Mueller report release

As Democrats lash out at Barr over handling of Mueller report, Republicans applaud the attorney general.

US Democrats criticise William Barr over Mueller report release

Russia

Russia confirms Putin-Kim talks for 'second half of April'

Moscow's announcement comes after Pyongyang slams US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, claims new missile test conducted.

Russia confirms Putin-Kim talks for 'second half of April'

Mueller Probe

Top US Democrats call for Mueller to testify publicly

Before release of redacted Mueller report, Democrats ramp up criticism of Barr, saying he's thrown out his credibility.

Top US Democrats call for Mueller to testify publicly

Mueller Probe

Mueller report to be released on Thursday: What you won't see

William Barr says he'll be redacting four types of information. Here's a look at what's likely to be left out.

Mueller report to be released on Thursday: What you won't see

Russia

Russian court jails ex-Norway border guard for spying

Frode Berg sentenced to 14 years in prison for gathering intelligence about Russian nuclear submarines.

Russian court jails ex-Norway border guard for spying

Russia

What did Russia get from its KRG gamble?

Energy giant Rosneft struck major deals with Iraq's Kurdish region in 2017. Today, it has yet to cash in on them.

What did Russia get from its KRG gamble?

Syria's War

Rockets kill 11 in Syria's northern city of Aleppo: Reports

At least 11 killed, and 11 others wounded in rockets fired from rebel-held Idlib province, state-run media reported.

Rockets kill 11 in Syria's northern city of Aleppo: Reports

In the Field

Russia in Africa: Inside a military training centre in CAR

Russia says it wants to help establish peace in CAR, but others believe it may exploit resources and cause instability.

Europe

Russia reveals plan for new Arctic oil frontier

During the 5th International Arctic Forum, President Putin announces five-year plan to increase shipping cargo along the Northern Sea Route.

South Korea

As Moon heads to Washington, Kim turns to old friend Moscow

South Korean president to hold talks with Trump while North Korea looks for support in the region.

As Moon heads to Washington, Kim turns to old friend Moscow

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Trump praises Sisi as critics reiterate concern for human rights

Trump embraces Sisi despite concerns among US politicians, rights groups about human rights abuses in Egypt.

Opinion

Why ethnopolitics doesn't work in Ukraine

Petro Poroshenko's electoral failure shows the limits of using ethnonationalism as a political strategy in Ukraine.

Leonid Ragozin

by Leonid Ragozin

Leonid Ragozin

Middle East

Syria joint patrols: Russia and Turkey announce Idlib deal

Erdogan travelled to Moscow to secure the purchase of Russia’s S400 missile defence system.

Russia

Russia agrees to free nearly 100 captive whales after outcry

A petition to release the caged mammals had gathered more than 1.5 million signatures.

Russia agrees to free nearly 100 captive whales after outcry

Opinion

Netanyahu, Trump and Putin: A love story

The Israeli prime minister has worked hard to grow his political bromance with the presidents of Russia and the US.

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara