Is the Crimean crisis just the latest example of Moscow's support for secessionist movements?
The crisis in Ukraine has countries formerly in Russia's orbit fearing Putin's next moves.
Barack Obama and Ukraine's new government have warned Russia not to intervene militarily in Crimea—a region long plagued by tensions.
An Oscar-nominated film about the Egyptian revolution is banned in Egypt. That says a lot.
Special forces versus Islamists—and the struggle for control of Libya’s army
The country's regional differences only reflect part of its ethno-linguistic mosaic.
Laughing through the airpocalypse, no longer laughing at a familiar joke
The celebrities who have advanced—and harmed—the cause of freedom around the world.
Russia's wily president has outmaneuvered Western leaders for years. Is Barack Obama next?
The father of the "freedom agenda" might have reacted to Ukraine's revolution in the same way Obama has.
The country is now the world's capital of inflation, homicide, and scarcity—but half the population is no longer willing to tolerate it.
Ukrainians try to reclaim their country, one Instagram at a time.
Better relations between Tehran and the West could put a major dent in the global opium trade.
The country’s last kingpin is now behind bars. And we may never see another like him.
How small countries like Belarus, Norway, and Slovenia dominated the Winter Olympics host.
The opposition now controls Kiev, but the fight for Ukraine's future is far from over.
China experts weigh in on the Netflix series' latest season.
When Kiev's Independence Square becomes a studio.
The endangered species is a convenient mascot for Putin's Olympics, but the story behind the symbol isn't quite fit for primetime.
Ukraine's Independence Square, and the revolutionary dimensions of public spaces.