Russia's emergency services said a fire broke out at a warehouse in Moscow, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan.
Over the past two years, Russia's Caucasus Emirate militant group has lost much of its manpower. Many fighters have instead switched allegiance to Islamic State.
Washington and Moscow inched toward agreeing on a renewed cease-fire in Syria but fell short of announcing a deal after a daylong meeting between top diplomats in Geneva on August 26.
A man who took four people hostage inside a Citibank branch in downtown Moscow on August 24 has been sent to pretrial detention.
Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico renewed his call for the European Union to end sanctions against Russia after a meeting this week with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
The Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) has launched an appeal against a decision to uphold a ban on their athletes competing at next month’s Rio Games.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin have agreed in a phone call to accelerate efforts to deliver aid to Syria's Aleppo.
A court in Moscow has prolonged the house arrest of Natalya Sharina, the director of the Ukrainian Literature Library, who is facing charges of extremism and embezzlement.
U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has dubbed her rival Donald Trump's campaign as one that will "make America hate again," while he in turn labelled her as a racist whose family foundation was a "criminal enterprise."
Ukrainian leaders, Human Rights Watch, and protesters in Kyiv called for the release of a Crimean Tatar activist who was forced into a psychiatric hospital in Russia-annexed Crimea.