In the republic of Dagestan, a brutal separatist insurgency has long fought against the Russian state. Now, as many as 5,000 Dagestanis have left to fight for the Islamic State.
Nick Schifrin, a special correspondent at PBS NewsHour, discusses the new series, "Inside Putin's Russia" on Facebook Live.
For years, the Kremlin and the media it controls have waged a multifaceted disinformation campaign inside Russia and pointed at its perceived adversaries, including the U.S.
The new Russian identity is a combination of religion, old Russian traditions and rediscovered patriotism. It helps explain how today’s Russians think and how President Putin remains popular.
Nick Schifrin, a special correspondent at PBS NewsHour, discusses the new series, "Inside Putin's Russia."
Dormant pathogens and diseases are in danger of re-emerging as climate change melts long-frozen permafrost.
Pulitzer Center Senior Adviser Marvin Kalb looks at recent protests in Russia and Vladimir Putin’s broader fears of growing discontent.
After centuries of East vs. West argument, Russia chooses both.
Where's the Real Border Between Europe and Asia?
For good or ill, the new president's decisions on missile defense will shape the US-Russia relationship and the future of the entire arms control regime.
Reorienting the U.S. national security establishment to focusing on Russia after 25 years of focusing on other threats is easier said than done. And that has real implications in the event of a crisis
Each week, thousands of men take a four-day rail journey from Tajikistan to Moscow in search of employment.