In Russia's Arctic north, a new kind of gold rush is under way.
Here are some quick facts and figures from Rio 2016.
Sixteen hundred Russians in 48 regions of the country were asked recently whether they would sell their vote.
Reports of Russian military build-ups near Ukraine’s borders have raised fears that Moscow might be preparing for full-scale war.
After 25 years of independence, some former Soviet republics are experiencing record population decline while others are soaring to new highs. This is a story about demographic destiny.
Vladimir Putin's inner circle of security service veterans keeps getting smaller and smaller.
After a year of troubled diplomatic relations, Russia's Putin and Turkey's Erdogan patched things up this summer. Interactive timeline.
The United Kingdom is set to lift a ban on female soldiers serving in close combat
roles. These are the countries that allow women on the front lines.
A new UN report reveals that civilian casualties are on the rise in Afghanistan, and
are being caused by multiple parties.
A recent report estimates that the United States is sitting on 264 billion barrels of oil. That’s more than any other country on the planet.
A poll by the Levada Center asked 800 Russians whether they would like to leave Russia and take up permanent residence outside the former Soviet Union.