They encourage profligate spending and help dictators burnish their prestige. Who needs them?
Armando Iannucci, the creator of Veep, answers questions about satire in the time of Trump and his new film, The Death of Stalin.
Russians met the much-anticipated “Kremlin Report” with relief, mockery, and confusion.
A lawyer for Grigory Rodchenkov says Russia wants him to face justice at home.
A cautionary tale about the importance of independent media abroad
Russia’s cyber warfare success revealed America’s weakness.
Russia's strongman president has many Americans convinced of his manipulative genius. He's really just a gambler who won big.
A study in humiliation
It doesn’t always take violence to destroy media freedom. Vladimir Putin, for one, has figured out a better way: economics.
The transparency organization asked the president’s son for his cooperation—in sharing its work, in contesting the results of the election, and in arranging for Julian Assange to be Australia’s ambassador to the United States.
The Paradise Papers tell a story about the Kremlin’s evolving methods of manipulating the internet—and how it exported them.
The alleged New York attacker joins a long list of ISIS sympathizers and recruits from the country.
What happens when the internet thinks you’ve been indicted
From propaganda posters to Facebook ads, 80-plus years of Russian meddling.
Emails turned over to investigators detail the former campaign chair's efforts to please an oligarch tied to the Kremlin.
The art of the deal runs into the reality of “a really scary place.”
Cities around the world have recycled historically painful statues. There’s a lot we can learn from them.
Violent extremism—whether in jihadist or white supremacist form—is often driven by the same processes.
“Sometimes, it seems to me that the biggest sanctions aren’t aimed at us, but at Trump.”
In expelling American diplomatic staff, the Russian president was trying to sound like the one adult in the room, even as he actively makes the situation worse.