Russian cosmonaut Aleksei Ovchinin and U.S. astronaut Nick Hague returned to Earth in their Soyuz capsule in “ballistic descent mode” for an emergency landing following a problem with the booster rocket on October 11.
Almost half of young Russians say they've never heard about the people killed during the Great Purge under Soviet leader Josef Stalin.
Respondents from selected regions were asked whether most people can be trusted. Here are the countries that tend to trust others the most (and the least).
Trust in Russian President Vladimir Putin has dropped to its lowest point since 2012, after he signed a controversial law on pension reform.
Macedonia might join the list of countries that have recently been renamed after holding a referendum on changing its name on September 30.
The number of nuclear weapons in the world is declining, but countries that possess them are modernizing their stockpiles and are not likely to give them up for the foreseeable future.
Over a third of companies plan on investing in automation by 2022, report says.
A detailed look at all the sanctions levied against Russia, and its counter sanctions, since 2014.
According to a recent poll, most Western Europeans support at least some restrictions on Muslim women's Islamic dress.
First produced in 1970, this aircraft is still used by the Russian Air Force as a flying command post. It is sometimes unofficially referred to as Il-20 or Coot-A in NATO code.
Nearly 3,000 people in Russia have been convicted of extremism since 2009. According to the Sova Center watchdog, more than 85% of convictions are related to posting material online.
According to a recent report, the United States likely overtook Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest crude-oil producer earlier this year.