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.
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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
Scenes from around the Red Square in the Russian capital as people enjoy the Christmas atmosphere.
Photos: EPA-EFE/YURI KOCHETKOV
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Russian President Vladimir Putin answered questions during his annual life-broadcasted news conference with Russian and foreign media at the World Trade Centre in Moscow, Russia, … Read more
Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu has disclosed that Ankara had agreed to a Russian proposal on joint work to end the war in Libya.
The … Read more
Servicemen carry the coffin of former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov after a funeral ceremony in Christ the Saviour cathedral in Moscow, Russia, 12 December … Read more
The Spokesperson of the Federal Foreign Office issued the following statement on Russia’s announcement today that it will expel two German Embassy staff members:
The leaders of Russia and Ukraine will hold their first face-to-face talks in an attempt to tackle five and a half years of conflict in … Read more
A view of the monument of the famous inventor of weapons Mikhail Kalashnikov after an opening ceremony of the monument, dedicated to the 100th anniversary … Read more
Russia has passed a law banning the sale of certain devices that are not pre-installed with Russian software.
The law will come into force in … Read more
Workers install decoration on a Christmas tree in front of the Kremlin in Moscow.
Muscovites are preparing to celebrate New Year’s Eve on 31 December … Read more
Rights activists warned of greater curbs on media and online freedom in Russia as MPs backed a controversial bill that could lead bloggers and independent … Read more
In a legal victory for Kiev, the United Nations’ highest court ruled Friday that it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine alleging that … Read more
Russia has deployed military helicopters to patrol an area near Syria’s border with Turkey in order to help protect Russia military police working on the … Read more
Russian soldiers in historical uniforms pose during the re-enactment of a scene as they take part in a rehearsal of the 78th historical parade marking … Read more
Russia said on Friday there was no longer enough time left for Moscow and Washington to negotiate a full-fledged replacement for the New START nuclear … Read more
Turkish and Russian troops are jointly patrolling a Syrian region under a deal that halted a Turkish incursion against Kurdish fighters. The patrols aim to … Read more
Russia’s defence ministry announced that it has sent its advanced air-defence S-400 missile system to Serbia for a joint exercise.
The S-400 and a Pantsir … Read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a joint news conference with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that the two leaders had agreed to … Read more
Three American diplomats were briefly detained in Russia near the military test site where a mysterious explosion released radiation in August, several Russia state news … Read more
Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut, who was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died in Moscow on Friday aged 85 after … Read more
Unable to accept its decline, West subverts international law to suit its needs, Russia’s Lavrov tells UN
While crediting the United Nations for preventing ‘World War III’, the Foreign Minister of Russia lamented to the General Assembly on Friday that the number … Read more
The Soyuz booster rocket FG with Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft attached, is rolled out to the launch pad by train at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, … Read more
Muscovites head to the polls to elect a new city council on Sunday. There is little hope that opposition parties will make substantive gains. But, … Read more