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.
More than a year into the war, displaced women and children with HIV still struggle to find accommodations and long-term employment.
Grantee Kit R. Roane takes a look back at the relationships between U.S. and USSR scientists during the Cold War.
WNYC's Jack D'Isidoro and T.J. Raphael report on Nuclear Winter after grantee Kit R. Roane releases a Retro Report documentary for The New York Times on the topic.
Carl Sagan was among a group of Cold War scientists who once feared that a nuclear war could plunge the world into a deadly ice age. Three decades later, does this theory still resonate?
After nearly two years, it’s time to recognize what can’t be changed and what’s best for the peninsula.
As the frozen ground of the Arctic thaws, researchers on both sides of the Bering strait are struggling to understand the implications for their communities—and the planet.
Ecologist Sergey Zimov has created Pleistocene Park, a 14,000-hectare experiment testing whether hairy beasts can bring back ancient grasslands and prevent carbon-rich permafrost from thawing.
A father-son team in Siberia wants to bring millions of animals to the tundra to preserve the permafrost, which has more than a trillion tons of carbon frozen in the soil.
In the past four years, the Russian government has systematically engaged in a crackdown on the LGBT community and NGOs, silencing AIDS awareness.