How Long Will Putin Lead Russia? The country is limiting the role of the presidency but continues to rely on the current president.
For decades, conservatives defined what it meant to be a Saudi, at least in public. But privately, young Saudis were busy building their own identities -- and now Riyadh is racing to embrace them.
By Ryan Bohl
Russia's demographic downturn is a surprise to no one -- although the sheer extent of the problem might be.
Moscow is doing what it can to halt its bleak population projections, but it'll be hard-pressed to escape its coming demographic crunch.
To attract more foreign workers into its waning labor market, Emirati leaders have introduced reforms that risk alienating -- and angering -- their native citizens.
Chinese society is on the verge of a structural transformation even more profound than the long and painful project of economic rebalancing, which the Communist Party is anxiously beginning to undertake.
United Russia's unusually lackluster performance in regional elections Sept. 9 and protests across the country illustrate the challenges facing President Vladimir Putin's government.
As part of its budget-tightening measures, the Kremlin is looking to raise the country's retirement age. Will the political costs of its plan outweigh the savings it brings?
After a parliamentary ethics council dismissed sexual harassment and assault allegations, journalists and publications are staging a boycott.