Photo Story: The sailboat ‘Poltava’ in St. Petersburg

A view of the sailboat ‘Poltava’ on the Neva river and Isaac’s Cathedral with Admiralty on the background in St. Petersburg, Russia, 17 July 2019.… Read more

Reports of Russian special forces fighting in Idlib in Syria


Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two-month assault … Read more

Russia and the Ukraine agree to prisoner exchange

A senior Ukrainian official announced his country and Russia had agreed to exchange prisoners from the conflict in eastern Ukraine over the next month.

Kiev’s … Read more

Political storm over allegations Salvini’s party took money from Russians

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini denied a media report that his League party had sought millions of euros from Russian investors via a secret … Read more

Photo Story: Funeral for the Russian sailors who perished in top secret submarine


A woman pays her last respect at the grave of one of the 14 crew members who died in a fire on a Russian … Read more

Floods cause havoc in East Siberia

Russia officials said that more than 400 people have been taken to hospitals following heavy floods in East Siberia’s Irkutsk Region.

According to Pavel Baryshev, … Read more

Russian officials arrested in Libya

Libyan security forces have arrested two men accused of working for a Russian company that was seeking to influence elections in Libya.

A letter from … Read more

Photo Story: The sailboat ‘Poltava’ in St. Petersburg


People pass by the sailboat ‘Poltava’, a modern copy of the 54-gun warship of the 18th century, moored at the English embankment in St. … Read more

Photo Story: The the world’s highest chocolate factory opened in Moscow


Visitors taste chocolate during opening of the world’s highest chocolate factory at the PANORAMA-360 viewing platform on the 89th floor 327 meters of the … Read more

Putin confirms submarine which suffered fatal fire incident was a nuclear one

Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed for the first time that the top-secret submarine that suffered a deadly fire this week was nuclear-powered, but Russia’s … Read more

Photo Story: Putin Lands in Rome


Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) disembarks from a plane as he arrives at Rome’s international airport in Fiumicino, Italy, 04 July 2019.

Putin is … Read more

Photo Story: Memorial service for victims of Russian secret submarine

Orthodox priests, navy sailors and civilians attend a memorial service at Kronshtadt Navy Cathedral for fourteen sailors who died in the Barents Sea in Kronshtadt, … Read more

Putin to meet the Pope today

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first trip … Read more

Kremlin says details of sub fire that killed 14 ‘top secret’

The Kremlin on Wednesday said details of a fire that killed 14 crew on a deep-water submersible will not be made public because they include … Read more

UK sends largest Royal Navy presence to Baltic Sea in over 100 years

Over 4,000 service personnel and 44 ships from seven different countries in the British-led Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) are taking part in the mission in … Read more

Photo Story: RAF Typhoons Intercept Russian Military Aircraft Close To Estonian Airspace

A handout picture provided by the British Ministry of Defence showing a Russian SU-27 aircraft, in a photo from a British Royal Air Force (RAF) … Read more

Photo Story: Drone


Russian servicemen stand next to the reconnaissance and targeting complex in the birdlike drone made by Russian military Innovative Technopolis ERA during the Army … Read more

Photo Story: The Day of Memory and Sorrow in Russia


Read more

Russia suspends flights to Georgia, more protests in Tbilisi

President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned Russian airlines from flying to Georgia following days of violent unrest in the country.

Moscow will also recommend that … Read more

Malaysian Prime Minister has doubts Russia was behind downing of MH17

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad questioned the objectivity of the investigations into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and added that Russia is being … Read more

Photo Story: RAF Typhoons scramble to intercept Russian fighters

A handout picture provided by the British Ministry of Defence showing RAF crews making a second scramble to intercept a Russian SU-30 Flanker fighter (top)
Read more

“New developments” in MH17 investigation


There are “new developments” in the investigation into the downing of flight MH17, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) said on Friday in an email Read more

Syrian and Russian bombardment leaves 28 dead

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian and Russian air strikes and shelling on Thursday killed at least 28 people including seven civilians in … Read more

EU election was targeted by Russian disinformation

The Financial Times reports that according to an initial review by Brussels, Russian sources mounted a “continued and sustained” disinformation effort to “suppress turnout and … Read more

More than 200 persons arrested at Moscow journalist protest


More than 200 people were arrested, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in … Read more