By all accounts, the conversation that U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin will have in New York is likely to be serious and substantive over issues like Syria and Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech before the UN General Assembly will be watched closely for clues to his intentions, and what he wants the rules of the new world order to be.
With legislative elections looming in Kyrgyzstan, the Russia-friendly media that dominate the country are setting the narrative. And the lead Kremlin spin doctor was in Bishkek to check on how they are doing.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that Russia’s presence in Syria reinforces President Bashar al-Assad and "increases their moral responsibility in crimes committed by the regime."
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has awarded medals to film director Oleh Sentsov and activist Oleksandr Kolchenko, two Ukrainians who were controversially imprisoned in Russia last month.
A Moscow court has taken two suspected Islamic State group militants into pretrial detention.
The Ukrainian Embassy in Kazakhstan has demanded an explanation from Kazakh authorities over new schoolbooks describing Ukraine's annexed Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia.
Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union are set to resume talks aimed at restoring Russian gas supplies to Ukraine, the Russian energy minister said September 24.
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova made the list of 20 highest paid athletes of the last decade, Forbes Magazine announced September 24.
Humanitarian aid organizations have sharply criticized Russian-backed separatists for kicking them out of eastern Ukraine, saying the move will put civilians in the conflict-torn region deeper in jeopardy as winter approaches.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said that the United States is worried that Russia could indiscriminately attack moderate Syrian rebels who are fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has named Russia as the main military threat to Ukraine in a new military doctrine signed on September 24.