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A Onetime Star of Soviet TV Warns of the ‘Plague’ of Nationalism

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — As a wildly popular television journalist when the Soviet Union was falling…

Storied Russian Miniatures Dwindling in Face of Icon Revival

PALEKH, Russia — Once upon a time, the small, picturesque Russian village of Palekh gained fame…

Moscow Is Holding Elections for City Council. But Will It Be a Fair Competition?

MOSCOW — Moscow is preparing to hold elections for City Council this fall, but the most…

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads

WASHINGTON — President Trump is sending a high-level delegation to meet with Russian counterparts in Geneva…

Why a Hyped Russian Missile System in Turkey Irks the Pentagon

The first parts of a sophisticated, Russian-supplied surface-to-air missile system, known as the S-400, arrived in…

Turkey Gets Shipment of Russian Missile System, Defying U.S.

ISTANBUL — Defying strenuous American objections and the threat of sanctions, Turkey began receiving the first…

American Commandos Gear Up for New Shadow War With Russia

SZOLNOK, Hungary — Secretive, behind-the-lines mission rehearsals and other operations by 1,400 American and allied commandos…

Neglected After Apollo, the Moon Comes Back Around

[Read all Times reporting on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. | Sign…

Ignored at Home, Battered Russian Women Take Cases to Europe

MOSCOW — He beat her. He kidnapped her. He threatened to kill her. But this was…

It Looks Like a Lake Made for Instagram. It’s a Dump for Chemical Waste.

MOSCOW — The pictures seem to show a little piece of paradise in Siberia: a beautiful…

New York Named a Bridge After Him. Now, Kosciuszko Is Getting His Due at Home.

KOSAVA, Belarus — Thomas Jefferson hailed him as the “purest son of liberty I have ever…

A Power Plant Fiasco Highlights China’s Growing Clout in Central Asia

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Officials in Kyrgyzstan knew they could no longer put off the decision. An…

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia

BRUSSELS — NATO military officials are exploring whether to upgrade their defenses to make them capable…

Damaged Sub Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Russia Says

MOSCOW — The Russian military submersible that suffered a deadly fire in the Arctic has a…

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again

Rome — Officials in Italy locked down the capital, closed public parks and diverted traffic on…