| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:30 AM
The office of the Meduza Project brims with light and open space, a metaphor for the freedom that the dozen journalists who left Russia to avoid censorship feel in their newfound home.
The white-washed interior walls of a 200-year-old former grain...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Andrei Miller's sallow skin and gaunt visage betray a serious affliction as he sits outside an X-ray unit of Tver Regional Hospital, the tattooed fingers of his slender hands gripping a flimsy onion-skin appointment slip like a lifeline.
| Mar 22, 2015
| 2:24 PM
U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and John McCain, in Chicago on Sunday for an event at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, reacted diplomatically to news reports that their Republican Senate colleague Ted Cruz was expected to announce a presidential bid.
| Apr 1, 2015
| 3:25 PM
Thirteen U.S. Senators asked FIFA to consider taking the 2018 World Cup out of Russia because of what they call that country's "ongoing violations of the territorial integrity of Ukraine."
In a letter released Wednesday, a day after it was sent,...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:30 PM
PARIS -- Russia and the United States are engaged in a profound ideological confrontation -- one that isn't widely understood in Western Europe or even at the White House.
It began in February a year ago. President Vladimir Putin of Russia found...
| Apr 1, 2015
When Benjamin Netanyahu stated recently that there would never be a Palestinian state as long as he was Prime Minister of Israel, he confirmed what everyone had been saying for years: Netanyahu has never been interested in a two-state solution to the...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:24 AM
There's a certain irony in the fact that the American president who won the office vowing to end the two wars he inherited finds himself after six years as much a wartime president as the man he succeeded.
President George W. Bush seized the role with...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Now that the Grand Old Party has control of the Senate and House, I really thought it would prove to voters that it was capable of governing. Here was a long-sought chance to present a legitimate alternative to the Affordable Health Care Act, one that...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:33 AM
President Barack Obama's latest war strategy makes one wonder: Is another Woodrow Wilson in the Oval Office debating with himself about how to meet the existential threat that faces him?
In laying out his call to Congress for a new authorization for use...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 8:11 PM
Lethal shelling continued to rock towns in war-torn eastern Ukraine late Saturday, in the hours before a Sunday cease-fire began.
Seven Ukrainian troops were killed and 23 wounded in attacks by pro-Russia separatists, according to Ukrainian National...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:20 PM
Carrying a peace plan that reportedly incorporates proposals from Russia, the leaders of Germany and France met Thursday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a hastily arranged mission to bring an end to the accelerated fighting in the east of the...