Russia’s government has added the German Marshall Fund of the United States to its list of foreign entities whose activities are deemed "undesirable" in the country.
U.S. President Donald Trump has defended his decision to congratulate President Vladimir Putin on his re-election, saying a good relationship with Russia is necessary to help solve some of the world's problems.
A Russian cosmonaut, two U.S. astronauts, and a soccer ball set to be used in the soccer World Cup in Russia have blasted off for a two-day flight to the International Space Station (ISS).
There are growing calls for Britain to use recently enacted powers for a crackdown on corrupt Russian elites who own posh London properties, after the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal.
An angry crowd pelted a Russian regional governor with snowballs outside a hospital after dozens of children fell ill. Residents believe the illness is linked to a local landfill, which is known to be leaking dangerous gas.
A closed session of the Russian State Duma's ethics commission has exonerated senior lawmaker Leonid Slutsky of wrongdoing in connection with accusations by three female journalists that he sexually harassed them.
Officials and others in Russia have all denied any Kremlin role in the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, but the theories presented vary.
Angry residents scuffled with government officials in a town near Moscow where dozens of children were brought to hospital after apparently breathing toxic gas leaked from a landfill.
A businessman from Russia's Tatarstan region says Ukraine has rejected his petition for political asylum.
The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has complained of slow progress by Russian authorities toward making the country's anti-doping agency, RUSADA, compliant with international standards.
A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on tens of millions of Facebook users says he has been made a scapegoat by the social network and Britain-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
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