Russia has appealed a Hague court decision in favor of former shareholders of the defunct oil firm Yukos that orders Moscow to pay $50 billion in arbitration.
A new U.S. national security strategy portrays Russia as a threat to international stability, a stark contrast to the collaborative approach to Moscow outlined in the previous strategy issued in 2010.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev and Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka this weekend in the Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi.
A senior U.S. diplomat says that Washington's ties with Tajikistan do not come "at the expense" of Dushanbe's relations with Moscow.
Is Russia moving beyond propaganda, into something more nefarious?
Tongues have been wagging this week now that Vladimir Putin has not been seen in public for several days. It's not the first time that rumors have surfaced regarding the Russian leaders physical and mental health.
Police and eyewitnesses say a man has set himself on fire outside the mayor's office in the Russian city of Kaliningrad.
Russia's Foreign Ministry has used a series of rebel rocket attacks on the Syrian capital to press for coordination between Damascus and the U.S.-led coalition in the fight against the Islamic State group.
A prominent opposition activist from Russia's North Caucasus region of Ingushetia has been detained in neighboring Chechnya.
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Russian mobile ballistic missile launchers have been put on combat patrol mission in six Russian regions.
The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has accused the West of using the Islamic State group as an instrument in a covert war against Islam.