President Vladimir Putin has said Russia and China can overcome their difficulties by working together.
Georgian troops are conducting joint military exercises with NATO countries at an airbase near the capital, Tbilisi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has assured Balkan countries there would be no artificial delays on their drive to join the European Union.
The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly has approved a resolution condemning Russia’s “unilateral and unjustified assault on Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.”
Sixteen U.S. senators have written to Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliev expressing their concern about the “diminishing space” for civil society and press freedom in the country.
Turkmenistan has accused Russian state gas company Gazprom of failing to pay for deliveries of Turkmen gas since the start of the year.
Russia has vetoed a United Nations resolution that would have described the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica as "genocide."
The Kremlin has accused U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton of making “absolutely inappropriate and unfounded” remarks by including Russia among countries she said were sponsoring hacking.
Kazakhstan and India have signed a contract for the delivery of 5,000 tons of Kazakh uranium to New Delhi over the next five years.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai met for the first time on July 8 in Oslo after both attended a United Nations education summit in the Norwegian capital.
Russian authorities have taken a step toward banning 12 foreign organizations, including several prominent U.S.-based democracy-promotion groups, under a new law meant to rid the country of "undesirable" outfits deemed a threat to its security.
The Dynasty Foundation, a leading private donor of Russian science and education that was branded a “foreign agent,” says it will close in what academics and politicians called a severe blow to Russian science and civil society.