A redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 US presidential election and whether President Donald Trump's campaign conspired with Moscow is set to be released today. Here's a timeline of important events during that investigation.
Turkey is running out of time to avert a showdown with the United States over its plans to buy advanced Russian air defenses and spurn a counter-offer from its NATO partner, raising the chance of US sanctions against Ankara.
The United States will stop complying with a landmark nuclear pact with Russia as soon as this weekend after last-ditch talks with Moscow to save it fell flat, a senior US arms control official said on Thursday.
Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on how some Russians escape the winter blues with the help of zoo animals. Russia's long, cold and dark winters have been linked with high rates of depression and stress.
A commentary in China's official Communist Party newspaper blames Western-style democracy for the political unrest in Kenya, and Anchor Lisa Mullins gets reaction from Akwe Amosu, senior policy analyst for Africa at the Open Society Institute.
Emma Simpson reports that Russia's recent economic boom seems to have bypassed the country's rural communities, and while the finances of Russian city-dwellers have improved under President Vladimir Putin,
Fifty miles. That's about the distance separating the United States and Russia. And it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz. The World's David Leveille takes a look at an old proposal to link Siberia and mainland Alaska by tunnel.
Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain each say they don't think much of the Bush administration's policy toward Russia, and all three say they'd take a harder line, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.