Executive Decision: Putin Grants His Friend Steven Seagal Russian Citizenship
In the culmination of an almost decade and a half-long bromance, the Russian leader has finally made his favorite actor a citizen of his country.
Syria: Thousands Flee Renewed Fighting as Airstrikes Kill 40 Civilians
The United Nations expressed deep worry on Wednesday over the fate of more than 40,000 Syrians who have fled fighting in northern Syria that has escalated in recent days as government forces press an offensive despite a truce.
Putin: Russia's Problem Isn't Clinton or Trump, It's America's 'Imperial Ambitions'
It was one of several answers to questions from the public the Russian president took during his 14th annual call-in show, which lasted for three hours and 40 minutes but produced few revelations.
The Syrian Ceasefire Is Held Together by an Unlikely Group of Frenemies — and WhatsApp
Syria's ceasefire is shaky, but, for the most part, holding, thanks to an international effort that has been more successful than anyone ever thought possible.