YouTube has temporarily removed a video produced by Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny accusing the prosecutor-general and his family of corruption, citing claims of copyright infringement.
Just days after a federal minister apologized for branding three respected Daghestani weeklies as coming close to betraying Russia's national interests, a potential new threat has emerged to the publications in question.
The Kremlin says Igor Sergun, who as the head of the Russian military intelligence agency known as the GRU was under Western sanctions for actions in Ukraine, has died unexpectedly.
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A university lecturer who went missing in Russia's Chechnya region last month was found dead on New Year's Day.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said talks are needed with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the countries to forge a peace treaty.
A social network account belonging to Russia's communications minister has been blocked briefly by hackers identifying themselves as a Turkish activist group.
Russians from different walks of life describe how they've been affected by the country's economic woes, and talk about their hopes and fears for 2016.
Russia's Ministry of Emergency Situations says six people -- including four children aged three or younger -- have been killed in a fire in the Yaroslavl region northeast of Moscow.
Ukraine has announced it will ban food products from Russia starting on January 10,a response to a similar ban by Moscow.
The Ukrainian-language children's drama school Svitanok has been performing in Crimea for over two decades. Now, its founders say it must close down amid a crackdown on Ukrainian identity on the annexed peninsula.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved a discount in the price of natural gas for Ukraine to bring Russian gas prices closer to prices in European markets.