Senior U.S. officials say that despite a recent military agreement between Moscow and Tehran and Western sanctions over its actions in Ukraine, Russia continues to play a constructive role in the nuclear talks with Iran.
Russian state media watchdog Roskomnadzor has issued official warnings to three websites in Russia for publication of caricatures depicting Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has accused Russia of sending more than 9,000 troops into Ukrainian territory and has demanded that they leave.
For some Russian officials, annexing Crimea wasn't enough. Now some want to change its name.
A medical official says Russia has stopped works on development of a vaccine to prevent AIDS due to financial cutbacks.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has endorsed a proposal to merge the Federal Space Agency -- Roskosmos, and the United Rocket and Space Corporation.
Russia's Investigative Committee has launched investigations against civil rights activist Mark Galperin, accusing him of "multiple violation of the law on public gatherings."
The president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has asked the Kremlin-allied speaker of Russia's lower parliament house to help secure the urgent release of Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko.
A Russian intelligence warship has docked in Cuba’s capital, Havana, ahead of historic talks there between U.S. and Cuban diplomats.
Armenians have buried a six-month-old boy who was stabbed last week in a massacre that has been blamed on a Russian soldier.