Ravil Mingazov was supposed to be a free man by now. Instead, he remains at Guantanamo Bay, with the dubious distinction of being the last Russian citizen in U.S. custody at the notorious detention center.
For Rasul Kudayev, his release from Guantanamo should have been a blessing.
Secetary of State Hillary Clinton described Russia as “one of the most complex and consequential relationships” that America has.
The recently installed head of Russia's space agency has suggested foreign saboteurs could be behind some of the launch failures that Russia has experienced of late, although he stopped short of explicitly accusing anyone.
A Russian military court has postponed the trial of a man charged with deserting the army more than a decade ago who claims to have been kidnapped and forced to work in a brick factory.
Hundreds of activists from Russian leftist groups in Moscow have marked the anniversary of the shooting of peaceful demonstrators in St. Petersburg in 1905 known as "Bloody Sunday" while making parallels to the situation in Russian society today.
At least 1,000 people have rallied in the capital of the Russian republic of Tatarstan to protest against limits on their public-transport privileges.
A toddler has died in western Russia after falling through a hole that opened up as his mother took him for a walk.
Russia's Interior Ministry says Islamic insurgents have killed four Russian troops and wounded 16 as federal forces attempted to flush out a rebel hideout in a mountainous region of Chechnya.
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has used a televised Christmas appearance to urge Russia's government to "correct the course" in the wake of street protests alleging widespread fraud in recent national elections.
Former Soviet basketball star Aleksandr Sizonenko, who was also Russia's tallest man at 2.45 meters, has died at the age of 52.
In the latest edition of the Power Vertical Podcast, Brian Whitmore speaks to longtime Russia-watcher Mark Galeotti, professor of global affairs at New York University and author of the column "Siloviks and Scoundrels" in "Moscow News."