There has been a lot of ink spilled lately about what Vladimir Putin's decision to form the All-Russian People's Front means for the country's political future. Here's my take.
RFE/RL Director of Broadcasting Nenad Pejic explains how Serbian President Boris Tadic could gain from the arrest of war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic -- and what the response is likely to be on the ground in Serbia.(Russian)
Moscow police have detained opposition Yabloko party leader Sergei Mitrokhin during a protest by vendors.
Thousands of local residents have been evacuated after a fire at an ammunition depot in Russia's Republic of Bashkortostan caused a series of explosions.
President Barack Obama has said the United States and Russia are committed to finding an approach to a planned European-based U.S. missile shield that meets their security needs.
The world became slightly less peaceful in the past year, punctuated by violent uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, but also marked by successes in countries like Slovenia and Georgia.
A former Russian beauty queen is facing deportation from the United States over drug and shop-lifting charges.
Police and Federal Security Service (FSB) personnel searched the offices of Abakan Mayor Nikolai Bulakin on May 25 after he was officially charged with abuse of office.
A veteran Russian human rights activist has been sentenced to 48 hours' detention in the western Siberian city of Novosibirsk after he failed to show up at a police station where he had been summoned for questioning.
A new comic strip casting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and President Dmitry Medvedev as superheroes has taken the Internet by storm. But some viewers suspect the work was commissioned by the Kremlin.
Amnesty International has recognized Russian businessmen Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev as prisoners of conscience after a Moscow court upheld the men's convictions on money laundering.
The trial of a former Russian policeman accused of beating demonstrators has continued with the court hearing from five witnesses who testified against the defendant.