The city of Moscow is formally adding new territory.
A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man multinational crew has landed in the southern steppes of Kazakhstan, bringing an end to their 193-day mission to the International Space Station.
Russian police in the city of Tobolsk say they are holding a man on suspicion of placing homemade explosive devices in mailboxes.
What do State Duma deputy Gennady Gudkov, anticorruption blogger Aleksei Navalny, former Finance Minister Aleksei Kudrin, and billionaire oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov have in common?
The plenum of Russia's Supreme Court is preparing an instruction to judges that asserts Russians have the right to defend themselves against law enforcement officers who are illegally using force against them.
Officials in Russia’s volatile North Caucasus republic of Daghestan say an imam and another person have been shot dead in an attack on a mosque.
The European soccer union has fined the Russian association 30,000 euros and the Spanish association 20,000 euros over racist incidents involving Russian and Spanish fans at the Euro 2012 championship held in Poland and Ukraine.
Turkey deployed a convoy of about 30 military vehicles -- including antiaircraft guns and rockets -- along its border with Syria on June 28 in the latest sign of tension between the two countries.
Poor Dmitry Medvedev gets no respect. Not long ago, he was president of a nuclear-armed world power. Now, he can't even get clearance for his plane to land in a provincial Ukrainian city to watch a soccer match.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has denied reports that Moscow endorsed a Syrian transition plan that includes a call for President Bashar al-Assad to give up power in favor of a national unity government.
The head of Russia's state-controlled gas giant Gazprom says Moscow is insisting on sticking to its current gas-supply agreement with Ukraine.
A Russian court has sentenced prominent regime critic Sergei Udaltsov to 240 hours' labor for causing bodily harm.