Russia's Foreign Ministry has released a critical report on the human rights situation in the European Union in 2013.
At least two suspected militants and three security officers have been killed in a counterterrorism operation in Russia's volatile North Caucasus Republic of Daghestan.
Russia's Federal Migration Service says U.S. journalist David Satter has the right to appeal a decision that bars him from entering the country for five years.
The Moscow City Court has postponed hearings into the murder of Russian investigative reporter and human rights campaigner Anna Politkovskaya.
White House spokesman Jay Carney says the United States has raised concerns with Russia about reports that Moscow and Tehran are negotiating a barter agreement for Iranian oil.
The Russian natural-gas company Novatek says it has sold part of a massive project to a Chinese company.
The head of Russia's state-run Rosatom company, Sergei Kiriyenko, said Russia was offering Hungary up to 10 billion euros (more than $13 billion) for construction of the new units.
The Moscow City Court has appointed a new jury in the trial of five men suspected of involvement in the murder of Russian investigative reporter and human rights campaigner Anna Politkovskaya.
The U.S. State Department says it is "disappointed" that U.S. journalist and RFE/RL adviser David Satter has been denied a visa by Russian authorities.
The Russian research vessel "MV Akademik Shokalsky" has reached the New Zealand port of Bluff after being freed from ice in the Antarctic last week.
Russia's Investigative Committee said on January 13 that Sergei Mokhnatkin is now suspected of assaulting a second police officer -- a female -- during a Strategy-31 protest in Moscow last month.
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