MOSCOW A Russian court on Monday charged a distinguished historian known for re-enacting Napoleonic battle scenes with the murder of his partner after he was found in a river with a rucksack containing her severed arms. | Video
MOSCOW 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 arms control treaty before it expires in February 2021.
MOSCOW/ANKARA Russia sent about 300 more military police and more than 20 armoured vehicles to Syria on Friday under an accord between Ankara and Moscow that has halted Turkey's military incursion into northeast Syria. | Video
MOSCOW/OSLO A Russian commission on Thursday recommended President Vladimir Putin pardon a Norwegian man jailed for spying, spurring hopes in Norway that he may be released as part of a spy swap brokered behind closed doors.
(This version of the Oct. 23rd story corrects paragraph 16 country to Nigeria, not Niger, after RIA issued official correction) | Video
MOSCOW A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying told a court on Thursday that a prison guard had forced him to his knees in custody and that he had been threatened with a gun, the Interfax news agency reported. | Video
SOCHI/MOSCOW, Oct 23 Russia landed two
nuclear-capable bombers in South Africa on a training mission on
Wednesday, a flight apparently timed to coincide with President
Vladimir Putin's opening of a flagship Russia-Africa summit
designed to increase Russian influence.
SOCHI/MOSCOW, Oct 23 Russia despatched two
nuclear-capable bombers to South Africa on a training mission on
Wednesday, a flight that appeared timed to coincide with
President Vladimir Putin's opening of a flagship Russia-Africa
summit designed to boost Russian influence.
MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin stepped up Russia's push for influence in Africa days before he hosts a summit with African leaders, saying on Monday that Moscow could offer help without strings attached unlike what he cast as the exploitative West.
MOSCOW Russia said on Thursday it would issue a formal note of protest to the United States after police caught three U.S. diplomats in what it said was a restricted area near a closed military testing site. | Video