A Russian opposition group erected a huge banner reading "Putin, Go Away" on a rooftop facing the Kremlin today.
Russian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin says the wave of public protests that has hit Russia in recent months is a sign that "people care."
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has instructed a state bank to bail out a bankrupt travel company that has left thousands of Russian tourists stranded abroad.
A senior Russian official says a UN Security Council debate on the crisis in Syria is likely to last for days. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called for immediate action before any more lives are lost.
Ahead of mass antigovernment protests on February 4, there has been a flowering of visual art largely spread through social networks.
Italy has reported receiving some 10 percent less Russian gas after the gas corporation Gazprom reacted to the cold wave hitting Russia by redirecting some gas to meet domestic needs.
The UN Security Council met on January 31 to listen to the Arab League report on the situation in Syria, where a 10-month crackdown on protests against President Bashar al-Assad has left some 5,400 people dead, according to UN figures.
An interesting new species has appeared in Russia: the political entrepreneur, longtime insiders who are now hedging their bets.
As Russia braces for a third major anti-Kremlin rally this weekend, the country's liberal intelligentsia is taking center stage.
Organizers of a national protest in Russia scheduled for February 4 have drafted the movement's demands, including the annulment of the December 2011 parliamentary elections and the dismissal of the chief election official.
Russia's space agency has blamed the effects of cosmic radiation for the failure of its Fobos-Grunt Mars probe.
Authorities in Russia say 14 prosecutors have been fired after a probe exposed a gambling ring that made up to $10 million a month while the prosecutors turned a blind eye.