A Russian arms manufacturer treated journalists to a
Kafkaesque press conference ahead of the release of the Dutch Safety Board’s official
MH17 report on Oct. 13 – even offering footage of an experiment in which they
blew up a plane to prove that Russia did not blow up the plane that plummeted from the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17,
A Russian state-controlled missile-maker says its own investigation of last year's crash of the MH17 airliner over rebel eastern Ukraine contradicts conclusions from a Dutch probe.
Vladimir Putin just confirmed what many suspected - that Russian airstrikes in Syria are meant to bolster President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Russian President Vladimir Putin defended his air and cruise-missile strikes on terror targets in Syria as two Saudi Arabian officials softened their government's position on the fate of Bashar al-Assad.
LONDON/MOSCOW - London has characterized local media reports on the rules governing combat actions by the Royal Air Force in Iraq as inaccurate.
Officials in Belarus have confirmed that authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko has won a fifth term in office by a huge majority. The election was largely boycotted by the opposition.
Russian expansionism is going into reverse, at least on the London stock market. Three of Russia's major commodity-related companies are already preparing to withdraw their listings after the bursting of the raw-materials boom and a slump in share sales by the nation's companies from more than $30 billion in 2007 to below $1 billion this year.
Hundreds of pro-Russian protesters blocked the main street in the Moldovan capital during the morning rush hour, demanding the resignation of the government.
After more than a week of Russian aerial attacks, Syrian rebels plan to hit back with double agents and suicide bombers.
The goal of Russian airstrikes in Syria is to stabilize the government of President Bashar al-Assad, Russian President Vladimir Putin told state TV on Oct. 11, adding Russia has no plans to conduct a ground operation.
Russian gas keeps the lights on in Turkey. Over the centuries, the two nations have been sworn enemies yet also pragmatic neighbors able to set aside their mutual mistrust when economic interests were on the line.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met Saudi Arabia's defense minister on Oct. 11, in Moscow's biggest attempt so far to reach out to enemies of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad since Russia joined the conflict with air strikes.
Islamic State militants have scored their most significant advances in the province of Aleppo, the closest they have come to Syria's former commercial capital in two years, as it becomes increasingly clear that they are taking advantage of Russian airstrikes against the rest of the opposition to march into new territory.
Britain has told Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman he was still welcome to invest in the country even after he was forced to divest gas assets there under pressure from the previous government, Fridman's fund said in a statement.
Russia launched a new aerial bombardment on Syrian rebels, helping President Bashar al-Assad's government reclaim territory it had lost.
MINSK - Belarussians were voting on Oct. 11 in an election that is likely to see authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko claim a fifth term, with the EU possibly lifting sanctions against him if the polls take place without incident.
LONDON - Under pressure from the British government, the LetterOne Group, an investment vehicle led by the Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, said on Oct. 11 that it had sold oil and natural gas assets in the British North Sea to Ineos, a Switzerland-based petrochemical company with no previous experience operating oil and gas fie
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow will not deploy ground troops to Syria, where it has conducted air strikes against what it claims are Islamic State targets.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi on Oct. 11, the Kremlin said.
Authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko is virtually guaranteed re-election for a fifth term as Belarus goes to the polls on Sunday.