Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sparked indignant laughter and accusations of hypocrisy at a security conference in Munich by suggesting Russia's annexation of Crimea was in line with the UN Charter.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says Russian President Vladimir Putin faces a choice to either "get out" of Ukraine or face "continued international isolation" and domestic economic problems.
President Vladimir Putin says Russia is facing Cold War-style containment efforts at the hands of the West and will oppose world domination by a single country.
The foreign ministers of Russia and Iran have discussed international efforts to resolve a persistent standoff over Tehran's nuclear program.
Germany's Angela Merkel says prospects for peace in Ukraine remain clouded after talks with Russia's Vladimir Putin, and that tension between Moscow and the West could spiral out of control if diplomacy fails.
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.