Doku Umarov, the self-styled Caucasus Emirate leader, has resurfaced after a six-month silence and ordered the end of attacks by his fighters on civilian targets in Russia.
For the tens of thousands of protesters expected to take to the streets in frigid Moscow on February 4, staying warm will pose a challenge. A hip online magazine in the capital is seeking to help them out with a handy guide
The European Commission says deliveries of natural gas from Russia have fallen in eight countries -- Austria, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia -- as temperatures plunged to new lows in a week-long cold snap.
An inadvertent slip of the tongue during a live news broadcast has turned a Siberian news presenter into an Internet sensation.
It seems there is still no end in sight to the political stalemate that has prevailed in South Ossetia ever since disputed presidential elections late last year.
The leader of the Islamist group known as the Caucasus Emirate has ordered fighters under his command to halt further attacks on Russia’s civilian population.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has accused the U.S. and NATO of aiming a European antimissile system at Russia.
Russia has accused European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton of interfering in the country's internal affairs.
Dmitry Medvedev has not only become the lamest of lame ducks, but his political partnership with Putin appears to have outlived its sell-by date.
A senior official at Russian fuel giant Gazprom says excess consumption of natural gas in Ukraine may be responsible for reduced fuel deliveries to European Union nations.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has expressed a wish to see the country's children play with toy guns and tanks made in Russia rather than the West.
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov says Moscow will not stop selling weapons to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, one of Russia's top arms customers.