Russia has granted ally Armenia a $200 million loan to buy weapons and help modernize its armed forces.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia is not involved militarily in Ukraine. A handful of resourceful digital-forensic investigators say they have enough evidence to say he's lying.
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency says a draft Dutch report into the causes of last year's crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine "raises more questions than it gives answers."
Russia has expressed "deep concern" over proposed changes to Ukraine's constitution, saying Kyiv "absolutely" ignored the demands put forward by separatist rebels.
The Kremlin has denounced as "completely unacceptable" the actions of Ukrainian authorities toward a reporter with Russia’s Channel One television.
The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to consider two central parts of a case filed against Russia for its handling of the bloody school hostage taking in Beslan over 10 years ago that claimed 334 lives.
Russia has slammed a new U.S. military strategy as "confrontational," saying it would not help improve relations with Moscow, strained by the crisis in Ukraine
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Russia and its Balkan allies may find it offensive to use the word genocide to describe the massacre of thousands at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war, but few others at the United Nations hesitate to do so.
A Pentagon report July 1 warned of a "low but growing" probability that the United States will get drawn into a war with the world's other major military powers, Russia and China, and predicted the consequences would be "immense."
Many Russians -- including top officials -- are having trouble distinguishing between the hyperpatriotic fantasies the regime has been constructing and reality.