Inside the Poisoning of a Russian Double Agent
The hit on Sergei Skripal.
The hit on Sergei Skripal.
If you are an enemy of Putin, there’s one city where intrigue and assassins are bound to follow you.
“His goal is to stay in power another day, another year, and to deal with complications when—and if—they arise.”
How an American-born businessman became an enemy of the Russian state.
How the Kremlin built one of the most powerful information weapons of the 21st century — and why it may be impossible to stop.
On what lay behind Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and what lies ahead.
"There is a real danger here that this maneuver can harshly backfire, to the great benefit of Trump and to the great detriment of those who want to oppose him."
An investigation into how “Mr. Putin, a student of martial arts, had turned two institutions at the core of American democracy — political campaigns and independent media — to his own ends.”
A conversation with Vasily Gotov:
"Russia undoubtedly celebrated the reports in American media about its activities. They want to instill doubt. They want to be part of the agenda. They want to penetrate our media culture. Russian penetration is dramatically overstated in American media, but that only serves them better. It creates the impression that they're more powerful than they are. That discussions like this are necessary at all is a tremendous win for Russia."
“Those who were born in the U.S.S.R. and those born after its collapse do not share a common experience,” wrote Svetlana Alexievich, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 2015. “It’s like they’re from different planets.”
Putin's daughter Katerina has been attending college under the surname Tikhonova and is one of the top "acrobatic rock'n'roll dance" competitors in the world.
She is the also the rumored spouse of the son of one of Russia's richest bankers. While Putin reported only $119,000 on last year's tax return, his daughter's fortune could now stretch into the billions.
When Putin suggested to Obama that the White House and the Kremlin speak through an intermediary, he named who he thought was the obvious candidate: his friend Steven Seagal.
Fake news stories. Doctored photographs. Staged TV clips. Armies of paid trolls.
What U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul has seen in Russia since he arrived two and a half years ago.
A conversation with one of Russia’s “little green men”: a 24-year-old recruited to fight in Eastern Ukraine.
On the dueling propagandists of Kiev and Moscow.
The Russian president has crushed all dissent, but he’s more vulnerable than ever.
Inside the puppet trial of the decade.