Russian President Vladimir Putin gave one of the most stridently anti-Western speeches of his career, a 40-minute "diatribe ... that was reminiscent of the Cold War," according to Reuters.
Moscow - Russian customs officers are struggling to digest a new smuggling scam after some 600 tonnes of banned meat from Europe were discovered disguised as other items such as chewing gum.
Russia is taking the European Union to court over sanctions imposed on some of its largest companies, including its biggest bank and oil producer.
BUDAPEST - Hungary should back European Union sanctions against Russia and not talk about granting autonomy for ethnic Hungarians living in Ukraine at this time of instability, an American diplomat said in Budapest on Friday, Oct. 24.
When he's not cruising the streets of Austria in his gray Tesla Model S, Andrey Akimov can often be found behind a desk on the seventh floor of a nondescript office building just across the Moskva River from the Kremlin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin denies Russia has been aggressive in Ukraine and has encroached on the sovereignty of its neighbours.
A lawyer, who represented an alleged victim of the notorious Orekhovo criminal group in Moscow, has been assassinated.
Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out at the United States on Oct. 24, accusing Washington of provoking armed conflicts and undermining global security in a quest to lord its power over the rest of the world.
Standard & Poor's ratings agency affirmed Russia's sovereign rating on Friday at a notch above junk status, warning a downgrade may follow if more sanctions are imposed on Moscow for its role in the Ukrainian conflict.
Russian president Vladimir Putin on Friday accused the US of undermining the post-Cold War world order, warning that without efforts to establish a new system of global governance the world could collapse into anarchy and chaos.
Britain's energy secretary, Ed Davey, has hailed a landmark European deal on climate change as a blow to Vladimir Putin that will reduce the region's dependence on Russian gas imports.
Vladimir Putin used a meeting with foreign journalists and Russia experts to rail against the United States and the current world order, blaming Washington for many current global problems, including unrest in Ukraine and Islamic terrorism.
The US is behaving like "Big Brother" and blackmailing world leaders, while making imbalances in global relations worse, Russia's president said.
Moscow -- Vnesheconombank (VEB) has appealed to the Court of the European Union on Friday requesting that the EU Council's sanctions against the Russian bank be lifted.
As soon as normal inmates enter the mass population of the "zone" -- either a prison or a camp -- they realize that the thieves are in charge. They copy both their tattoos and mannerisms in an attempt to elevate their status.
The ruble fell to a record as oil declined and concern Standard & Poor's will cut the country’s credit rating to junk curbed appetite for Russian assets.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Oct. 24 he did not expect European countries to stop buying natural gas from Russia as there is no real alternative.
Polevskoy, Russia - The chairman of TMK's board of directors, Dmitry Pumpyansky, has asked Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to take note of the necessity of safeguarding the Russian market against the dumping of Ukrainian pipes.
Moscow -- VTB on Friday filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Justice, challenging the EC Council's decision to impose sanctions, VTB told Interfax.
President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of making the world a more dangerous place by imposing a "unilateral diktat" in international diplomacy and denied Russia wanted to build a new empire.