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Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia is still committed to cooperating with the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State militant group in Syria. More
Turkey's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the Russian ambassador in Ankara to complain about protests against Turkish missions and businesses in Russia following Turkey's downing of a Russian jet. More
The Russian Athletics Federation has accepted a full suspension from athletics competitions, according to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). More
The media-freedom representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has issued a discussion paper on propaganda and media freedom, repeating her assertion that propaganda is "an ugly scar on the face of modern journalism." More
Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says that the advanced S-400 antiaircraft system has been deployed at a Russian military base in Syria. More
Some Moscow residents voiced anger the day after Turkey shot down a Russian military jet, while others urged calm and caution. (RFE/RL's Current Time TV)
Since President Vladimir Putin came to power, hundreds of activists have been forced from politics or pushed to the margins as the Kremlin has tightened its grip on Russia. One of them is former activist Yevgenia Debryankaya.
Yevgenia Debryanskaya was a determined gay rights activist.
The deputy commander of a Turkoman rebel force in northern Syria has claimed that his men shot dead two Russian airmen as they bailed out of the SU-24 military jet shot down near the border with Turkey. The fighter, Alpaslan Celik, said the plane had been bombing the area. (Reuters)
Russian President Vladimir Putin has denounced the downing of a Russian SU-24 military jet as a "stab in the back by terrorists' accomplices." Turkey has said it shot down the jet for violating its airspace. Putin was speaking during a visit to Jordan. (AP)
A video obtained by Reuters from a Syrian rebel group calling itself the 10th Brigade purports to show one of the pilots from the Russian plane shot down near the Syrian-Turkish border. The man's uniform matches those seen on images of Russian airmen operating in Syria. (Reuters)
A Russian fighter jet was shot down near the border between Syria and Turkey. Video shows the jet plunging to the ground in flames, and two parachutes of crew members who bailed out. NATO-member Turkey says it shot down the plane for violating its airspace, Russia says it was in Syria.
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