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Vladimir Putin

'Makes Us All Safer': Biden Admin Announces Five-Year Extension of New START Nuclear Treaty With Russia

"This welcome step is the start of our efforts to pursue effective arms control that lowers the risks of war and helps prevent arms races," said Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·

'A Hugely Consequential First Move': Biden Offers to Extend Nuclear START Treaty With Russia

"After four years of efforts to kill arms control and chase the false security of nuclear dominance, the U.S. is coming back to its senses," said one peace activist. "Unless you're a defense contractor, this is good news for everyone."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·

In Russia, a New Generation of Activists are Taking on Climate Crisis

Against a hostile media—and a powerful fossil lobby, young people in Russia are coming out to build a safe climate future.

Daria Solomennikova ·

Trump’s Use of Religion Follows Playbook of Authoritarian-leaning Leaders the World Over

Where Trump succeeds is in presenting himself as a Christian nationalist, much as Putin and Modi style themselves as the stout defenders of their countries’ dominant religions.

Laura R. Olson ·

Putin Declares Federal Emergency After Diesel Fuel Spill in Arctic River That Could Take Decades to Recover

Reports indicate melting permafrost caused by global heating may have damaged the industrial facility.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Though 'Children Need Peace Now More Than Ever,' US and Russia Block UN Efforts to Impose Global Ceasefire

American and Russian diplomats have publicly praised calls for a global ceasefire, but say they cannot sign on to a blanket agreement. 

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

The Arctic: World War III’s Newest Battlefield

U.S. troops head for the far north.

Michael T. Klare ·

Women and Trauma in the Trump-Putin Era

"We've been attacked!"

Andrea Mazzarino ·

Now We Know for Certain Trump Will Do Anything to Win in 2020—Even Start a War

Though a failed realtor, Trump was a successful reality show star. And he knows how to entertain people with fake conflict.

Barbara Garson ·

In Trump World, Fiction Is Just as Strange as Truth

There’s no escape from the vortex of lies and transgressions.

Michael Winship ·