U.S. officials have discussed with their Russian counterparts security at the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics.
Platon Lebedev is back in Moscow after his release from prison.
Russia and Georgia have agreed to play each other if they are drawn together in the qualifying competition for the European Cup 2016 soccer championship.
In the latest Power Vertical Podcast, we discuss the release of former Yukos executive Platon Lebedev, the reemergence of Aleksandr Bastrykin, and an odd photo from Sochi.
A lawmaker in Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Daghestan has been arrested on suspicion of organizing a criminal group.
Locals and environmentalists say the intense building effort ahead of the Sochi Olympics has generated mountains of garbage and streams of toxic waste, damaged the ecosystem, and destroyed wildlife sanctuaries.
Dozens of Serbian workers have returned to Serbia and the ethnic-Serbian part of Bosnia with horror stories of their time working construction jobs at the Russian Olympic host city of Sochi.
A bill adopted by the Russian Duma lengthens the maximum prison term for participating in extremist activities.
In an interview with CNN, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said security at the upcoming Winter Olympics is a concern but that problems confronting Sochi are no greater than for other Olympic Games.
In the first in our series of live-streamed conversations about the Sochi Olympics, guests in Moscow and Prague about the dynamics that may distract the world from the actual competition.
Russia's Supreme Court has ordered the release of Platon Lebedev, the former business partner of former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, after it reviewed the two sets of convictions.
Russia and the European Union officials are meeting in Brussels on January 23 to discuss the European Commission's antimonopoly probe into Gazprom's contracts with Eastern European countries.