Russia is holding rehearsals for its Victory Day parade, scheduled for 9 May despite the coronavirus crisis, as the Kremlin resists cancelling a patriotic holiday … Read more
Russia’s coronavirus case tally has risen to 6,343 in the past 24 hours, a record daily increase of 954, the country’s crisis response centre said … Read more
Russia says it is sending 11 military planes to Serbia carrying medical equipment to help in the fight against COVID-19. The Russian Defense Ministry said … Read more
Russia posted its largest single-day rise in identified cases of coronavirus as the country has passed tougher measures to enforce shelter-in-place orders to slow the … Read more
A doctor who gave Russian President Vladimir Putin a tour of Moscow’s main coronavirus hospital last week said on Tuesday he had himself been diagnosed … Read more
Russia is sending the United States medical equipment to help fight the coronavirus outbreak, the Interfax news agency reported, citing the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.… Read more
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Russia would defeat coronavirus in 2 to 3 months if it imposed tough measures, as authorities suspended … Read more
The Russian government has ordered the civil aviation authority to suspend all regular and charter flights to and from Russia from March 27, the government … Read more
The number of coronavirus cases in Russia has surged to 658, with new daily cases at a record 163, the government’s official coronavirus website showed … Read more
U.S. authorities put out tsunami warnings on Wednesday after an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off Russia’s Kuril Islands, but meteorological officials in Japan issued … Read more
The Russian military will start sending medical help to Italy from Sunday in order to help it battle the new coronavirus after receiving an order … Read more
A member of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition Ivan Vagner attends his final exams at the Russian cosmonaut training center in Star City outside … Read more
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday opened the door to constitutional changes that would allow him to remain in power until 2036, but said he … Read more
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan flew to Moscow on Thursday for talks with Russia’s Vladimir Putin over a potential ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib, where their militaries … Read more
Vladimir Putin has submitted a draft amendment to Russia’s constitution that would enshrine marriage as between a man and a woman in a conservative update … Read more
Russia and Turkey have agreed to reduce tensions on the ground in Syria’s Idlib province while continuing military action there, the Russian foreign ministry said … Read more
A Boeing-777 passenger plane en route to Bangkok with more than 200 people on board has been forced to fly back to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport … Read more
An employee polishes a Smurf figure in the Dream Island amusement park ahead of its upcoming inauguration in Moscow, Russia, 27 February 2020.
The amusement … Read more
A man lays flowers at the site where Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov died during an event marking the fifth anniversary of his assassination, in … Read more
People install a domino books titled ‘Just do it! Do it easy!’ by German-Russian businessman Oskar Hartmann prior to attempt to set the book dominoes … Read more
Professor Joseph Mifsud, the mysterious professor at the heart of the Trump-Russia scandal, can be heard talking about his involvement for the first time in … Read more
A Russian government agency has proposed banning the use of foreign information technology for critical national infrastructure, a draft government order shows, as Moscow moves … Read more
Foreign citizens could be deported from Russia if they test positive for the coronavirus, the prime minister said, according to country’s media outlets.
Prime Minister … Read more
Russia decides to suspend working visas to Chinese citizens, air services due to coronavirus outbreak
The Russian government is going to suspend issuance of work visas to Chinese citizens, Russian Deputy Prime Minister and head of the emergency response headquarters … Read more
General view of partially collapsed ‘Peterburgsky’ Sports and Concert Complex in St.Petersburg, Russia.
The roof of the building collapsed during dismantling, killing a worker. The … Read more
A screen shows results of vote on a Russian Prime Minister nominee Mikhail Mishustin during a plenary session at the State Duma in Moscow, Russia, … Read more
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced that the government is resigning. The statement came shortly after President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual state-of-the-nation address.… Read more
The Russian and Turkish presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, are set to open the TurkStream pipeline on Wednesday.
The meeting will take place … Read more
People attend festival ‘Journey to Christmas’ in Moscow, Russia.
Russians celebrated New Year’s Eve on 31 December but will be celebrating Christmas on the 07 … Read more
Vladimir Putin has thanked Donald Trump for intelligence that helped avert “acts of terrorism” in Russia, the Kremlin has said.
The Russian president spoke to … Read more
Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine began exchanging prisoners Sunday in a move aimed at ending their 5-year-long war.
The move was part … Read more
The government in Kiev expects to swap prisoners with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said.
The exchange was brokered … Read more
Russia will take retaliatory measures against British media operating on Russian territory over what it regards as unfriendly action taken by British authorities against … Read more
China, Iran and Russia will hold joint naval drills starting on Friday in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman, China’s defence ministry said on … Read more
UPDATED: Alexei Navalny detained in Moscow, Anti-Putin activist Ruslan Shaveddinov forcibly sent to Arctic
Police in Moscow have again detained Alexei Navalny, the most prominent foe of President Vladimir Putin and the governing United Russia party.
Navalny has been … Read more
President Vladimir Putin said Russia has a “pipe-laying vessel” to complete the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany, Kommersant daily … Read more
The United States is “very concerned” about the intensification of the conflict in Libya, with a rising number of reported Russian mercenaries supporting Khalifa Haftar’s … Read more
Russia will carry out tests on Monday on the reliability of its domestic internet infrastructure in the event that the country is disconnected from the … Read more