By VICE News
VICE travels to east Ukraine to take a closer look at what international assistance really looks like, as the presence of NATO troops is driving tensions to Cold War-era levels.
By Kayla Ruble
What year is it? Both VP candidates took every opportunity to bring the debate back to Russia and one-up each other on how tough they'd be on its strongman leader.
Russia is stoking fears it could be planning another invasion, two years after it formally annexed Crimea, as peace talks crumble.
On Wednesday, Sky News reported that a private military company called 'Wagner' — illegal under the Russian constitution — has been recruiting hundreds of men and flying them down to Syria on Russian military transport planes.
"This visit seems to me a new milestone in bilateral relations," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said before touching down in St. Petersburg.
By Justin Ling
"Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 33,000 emails that are missing," Trump said. "I think you will rewarded mightily by our press."
By Ruby Samuels
Pavel Sheremet, a Kremlin critic, is among dozens of journalists who have died in politically-motivated killings in Ukraine and Russia over the last decade.
After huge revelations about the lengths that Russian athletes go to win, and avoid anti-doping tests, the athletic watchdog is calling for Russia to be kept out of the games altogether.
Authorities have reportedly detained two suspects after an attack on police and security offices that killed three cops and a civilian in Almaty on Monday.
By Tess Owen
Russian officials say that the American diplomat was really a CIA agent and that a guard who tackled him to the ground was just doing his job.
Trump praised former Iraqi dictator because he "killed terrorists," but it was hardly the first time he spoke positively of an authoritarian leader.
By Justin Ling
After more than a decade of friendly cooperation, the Treaty on Open Skies appears to be falling apart, as America is accusing Russia of using the deal between NATO and Warsaw Pact countries to spy.
By Lucian Kim
We embedded with US troops on a mission to show that the American cavalry is still capable of galloping to the rescue if Russia attacks Eastern Europe's tiny Baltic republics.
Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap for two Russians held in Ukraine.
In a wide-ranging interview, Trump also said that he disapproved of Putin's actions in Ukraine, would dismantle the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, and wants to renegotiate the Paris climate deal.
By Justin Ling
Moscow has offered to send planes to Canada in order to fight the Fort McMurray forest fires. That's either a very nice gesture, or a coy way of belittling a geopolitical rival.
The Kremlin's new role as the most vocal proponent of the drug war has created a domestic HIV crisis, led to allegations of corruption, and slowed the pace of reform worldwide.
By Greg Walters
Coming ahead of parliamentary elections in September, the move may signal growing anxiety in the Kremlin about the potential for civil unrest as a collapse in oil prices pushes millions of Russians into poverty.