A court in the Russian city of Kazan has sentenced an ethnic Tatar to three years and 10 months in a general corrective prison colony for fighting in a militant group in Syria.
A court the capital of Russia's Tatarstan region has convicted and sentenced a man from Kazan on charges of fighting alongside Islamic militants in Syria.
Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, who achieved a rock-star level of fame during the Soviet era, was hospitalized on December 14 after a fall during a visit to the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don.
An ethnic Tatar man from Kazan in Russia's Republic of Tatarstan is standing trial on charges of fighting with a militant group in Syria.
Russia's state railway company says it will stop almost all service to Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan for a year starting December 14, citing a lack of demand.
A court in China's northwestern Xinjiang Province has sentenced eight members of the Uyghur community to death on December 8 for two deadly attacks in the region.
Ten New York residents, including five former Soviet citizens, have been charged in a $70 million scheme to defraud Medicaid and Medicare at health clinics in New York.
Talghat Bigeldinov, a legendary Soviet pilot in World War II, has died at the age of 92 in Kazakhstan.
A Moscow court has ordered the nationalization of a stake in an oil company owned by a detained tycoon
Six suspected members of a banned Islamic movement have gone on trial in the Russian city of Perm.
Eight alleged leaders of the Islamic sect Hizb ut-Tahrir have been detained in Russia's Republic of Tatarstan.
Media reports in Crimea say the body of one of two missing Crimean Tatars was found in the annexed region's capital, Simferopol, on October 14.