Regions / Russia
As Scotland considers an amicable split from the UK, messy divorce proceedings in Ukraine are convincing another unhappy family—NATO—to stick together.
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
The case parallels the sarin attack in Syria a year ago.
Russia's energy-heavy economy could suffer from Bulgaria's decision to stop construction of the South Stream pipeline.
The Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was a product of the Reagan-Gorbachev Reykjavík nuclear summit.
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
Between Ukraine airline officials keeping planes flying too low and the pilot diverting his plane into the vicinity of the military transport, MH17’s fate was sealed.
The Russian prime minister may still bear some of the blame, though.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.