Russian warplanes last week flew near Alaska and Canada several times, prompting North American air defense forces to scramble jets for the first time in more than two years, the Pentagon said on April 24.
U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed U.S. support for efforts led by Germany and France to negotiate a resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the White House said on April 24.
Russia's Investigative Committee says an accidental grenade explosion killed a child in Russia's North Caucasus region of Daghestan.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has identified an American paramedic who was killed by a land mine explosion in eastern Ukraine on April 23 while working as an OSCE monitor.
A Russian court has fined a woman for her teenage daughter's participation in an unsanctioned anticorruption protest on March 26.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized opposition leader Aleksei Navalny, indirectly accusing him of using his anticorruption campaign to gain political prominence.
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Denmark's defense minister has criticized Moscow's "aggressive" behavior after a report accused Russian hackers of infiltrating e-mail accounts of the country's Defense Ministry.
A Russian man who was jailed following antigovernment protests held nationwide on March 26 has filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights.
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