A documentary on state television gives a glimpse of Vladimir Putin’s philosophy.
A new book by the evolutionary biologist Jerry Coyne tackles arguments that the two institutions are compatible.
President Nicolas Maduro's strategy of jailing political opponents has empowered a former kite-surfing champion.
Revisiting Dostoyevsky’s St. Petersburg haunts in the Putin era
How U.S.-Russian relations became so dysfunctional—and dangerous
The radical feminist movement struggles to survive in France.
U.S. leaders need to talk to the Russians, not threaten them.
The president should spell out what he is ready to do if Putin strikes again.
“They all had masks on. One guy was waving around a huge knife. They took us into the woods and made us strip topless, and gave us a swastika poster to hold. Now they will kill us for sure, I thought.”
When Larry Alex Taunton talked to young atheists about why they left Christianity, he interpreted their objections as matters of style, not substance. That's not accurate or fair.
The radical feminist group has ignited human-rights debates we need to have.
The Tunisian woman who sparked the feminist group's nude protest last week says it was the wrong approach. But was she speaking freely?
Amina, a 19-year-old who hoped to join the radical protest group Femen, is also threatened with death by stoning.
Whether she's railing against the Catholic hierarchy or battling social conservatives, Ukrainian activist Inna Shevchenko's feminism is a contact sport.
In France, members of the protest group have been beaten and detained, but they're using the experience to train for a bigger challenge.
Why the group that inspired Pussy Riot's infamous "punk prayer" could be tough to stop.
Here's the first literal English translation of the lyrics, with an explanation of what they mean.
As its conflict with the Kremlin escalates, the opposition is playing an uncertain game on a changing chess board.
Saturday's mass demonstration in Moscow had plenty of fiery rhetoric, but what happens next?
A remote archipelago is one of Russia’s holiest places—and its most haunted.