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Police officer and Boris Nemtsov memorial

Amid accusations slung between rival political camps, a different explanation of the death of Boris Nemtsov emerges.

Boris Nemtsov mourners

The opponents of the recently concluded Minsk agreement could use the murder as a pretext to derail the cease-fire accord.

Syriza and its allies responded to crisis in a way no one could have imagined. Will it work?

By suggesting that he is the de facto leader of American Jews, he could be undermining the “special relationship.”

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis (Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis)

Greece’s new finance minister has studied a huge, functioning economy in incredible detail already—through an online multiplayer videogame.

He was an old-school monarch who made America feel good about itself again.

The president roped once-non-aligned India into a strategic alliance, but only by bolstering the Modi government, with its religious intolerance and pro-corporate policies.

The Syriza party is poised to win Greece’s snap elections on an anti-austerity platform.

Blogs

As the Minsk accord seems to collapse, new military dangers loom.

July 2, 2015

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was imprisoned and repeatedly tortured by a regime Henry Kissinger supported. So why would she want to meet him?

July 1, 2015

Hello! I am a beautiful American swimsuit model who loves apple pie, the American flag, popular television programs—and Vladimir Putin!

June 9, 2015

John Kerry’s Sochi visit was a turning point in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

May 22, 2015

Last night the British Labour Party’s moment of triumph turned into a car crash—and the recriminations have already begun.

May 8, 2015

No matter if it’s classified, it’s clear that the TPP is not what the American people need.

April 28, 2015

What will it take to repair US-Russian relations?

April 20, 2015

The late author influenced a whole generation of Latin American leftists. 

April 13, 2015

Blame the US, not Putin, for undermining unity in Europe.

April 8, 2015