US-Russia missile sabre-rattling in the Arctic sends threatening political messages but the bigger threat is its lasting environmental damage.
With his sharp and witty political commentary, wheelchair-bound Alexander Gorbunov stirred Russia's public discourse, gaining over a million followers on Twitter in a short time and attracting the attention of the police.
Rod Rosenstein's departure had been expected since the confirmation of William Barr as attorney general. The White House nominated a replacement for the department's No. 2 slot weeks ago.
A new law in Russia can pave the way for the government to have greater control over what Russians can access on the internet.
US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison for tax crimes and bank fraud and was ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.
Russia is planning to temporarily unplug from the internet next month in preparation for installing safeguards to internet access in the event of a foreign cyberattack - particularly from the United States.
Attacks occurred between September and December 2018. Most originated from Strontium group, which the tech giant previously associated with the Russian government.
Attempts to transform Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad into a regional bulwark against Iran have been tried before - and didn't work. There is little to no evidence that it will work this time around.
Leaked details of the US plan for a settlement between Palestine and Israel reveals that very little is being done to ensure that the deal is fair to Palestinians.
From Russia and the US to the UAE, several powers and stakeholders in the Afghan conflict have started engaging with the insurgent group to secure a long lasting peace in the country.
Most people in the Caucasus feel they are facing a cultural onslaught, equating the bill to the policy of former Russian emperor Tsar Nicholas II, who wanted Russian to be prioritised over other native languages.
The social network said it needed to do further analysis to decide if the accounts are linked to Russia's Internet Research Agency or another group.
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