United States

House panel OKs measure on FBI records of Trump obstruction probe

Full House approval would give William Barr 14 days to turn over records, communications concerning FBI probes of Trump.

House panel OKs measure on FBI records of Trump obstruction probe

Nursultan Nazarbayev

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev steps down - or did he?

With Nursultan Nazarbayev giving up some of his powers, questions are arising as to who will succeed him.

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev steps down - or did he?

Talk to Al Jazeera

Bill Browder: 'Living rent-free in Putin's head'

Browder shares what it's like to live 'rent-free in Putin's head' and how the Magnitsky Act became a 'viral phenomenon'.

Opinion

Annexation of Crimea: A masterclass in political manipulation

Ukraine's revolution had the potential to dig Putin's political grave, but he managed to turn the situation on its head.

Leonid Ragozin

by Leonid Ragozin

Leonid Ragozin

Russia

Russia passes legislation banning state criticism, fake news

Critics see the legislation as part of Kremlin efforts to stifle criticism and tighten control.

Russia passes legislation banning state criticism, fake news

Special series

Battlefield Washington: Trump's Russia Connections

Examining alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election and possible collusion between Moscow and Trump campaign.

Russia

The Dark Side of the Kremlin: Hacked Russian documents explained

'Hacktivists' have targeted Russia, leaking tens of thousands of emails and documents. Here's what you need to know.

The Dark Side of the Kremlin: Hacked Russian documents explained

Russia

New Cuban Missile Crisis? Bring it on says Russia's Putin

Russian leader continues to issue warnings saying he doesn't want a missile crisis but ready to act if provoked by US.

New Cuban Missile Crisis? Bring it on says Russia's Putin

Russia

Putin warns US with new weapons aimed at Western cities

Moscow will retaliate in kind if US deploys new missiles in Europe, Russian president says as he addresses the nation.

Putin warns US with new missiles aimed at Western capitals

Opinion

How Russia's domestic divisions could foil its Middle East plans

Growing isolationist sentiments within the Russian political elite could sabotage rapprochement with Saudi Arabia.

Dmitriy Frolovskiy

by Dmitriy Frolovskiy

Dmitriy Frolovskiy

Opinion

Resurgent Russia: Myth and reality

Is a new global order in the making under Putin's watch?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Talk to Al Jazeera

Javier Solana on possible arms race in Europe: 'I'm very worried'

What happens if US and Russia officially withdraw from a key nuclear treaty? Former NATO secretary-general discusses.

Opinion

Can the Astana process survive the US withdrawal from Syria?

Trump's decision to pull out of Syria has sent Turkey, Russia and Iran scrambling to find a solution for the northeast.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Inside Story

Is the world facing the threat of a new arms race?

Russia and the United States pull out of a Cold War-era nuclear pact, igniting fears of a new arms race.

Russia

Russia, Turkey agree to take steps to 'stabilise' Syria's Idlib

Putin, Erdogan vow to battle 'terrorists' in Idlib, agree on safeguarding Turkey-Syria border.

Russia, Turkey agree to take steps to 'stabilise' Syria's Idlib