Russia will proceed from the principles of mutuality regarding the countries imposing sanctions against it, but it does not rule out an asymmetrical response as well, Russian presidential press officer Dmitry Peskov said on July 31.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan this autumn and the two will discuss the TurkStream natural gas pipeline project, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on July 31.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "tin pot despot" who, with Kremlin "cronies," was behind the 2006 poisoning murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London, the lawyer for his widow said on July 31.
Former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko was murdered at the behest of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Russian authorities have repeatedly tried to obstruct an inquiry into the death, a lawyer for the dead man's widow insisted on July 31.
France has agreed to pay compensation to Russia for cancelling the sale of two warships, a Russian official says. France stopped the sale after the outbreak of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, where Russia is accused of backing separatist rebels.
US-Russian relations have been dominated by two major trends over the past few years: the vast rise in US oil output and the biggest increase in tensions between the two countries since the Cold War over the Ukraine crisis.
France and Russia have reached a compensation deal for the cancellation of the delivery of two French-made Mistral helicopter carriers, according to Russian media reports.
The head of Russia's domestic security agency said the United States, Georgia, and several Western European countries helped prevent terrorist attacks during last year's Winter Olympics.
After eight months of negotiations France and Russia have reached a deal on the amount Paris must pay Moscow in compensation for the non-delivery of two Mistral warships, a senior Russian official said.
LONDON - Scotland Yard has formally accused Russia of carrying out a nuclear attack on the streets of London for the first time.
Russia is modernizing its S-300 missile system to supply to Iran, an adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin said on July 30, RIA news agency reported.
MOSCOW - Russia is modernizing its S-300 missile system to supply to Iran, an adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin said on July 31, RIA news agency reported.
A draft government order prepared by the Russian Energy Ministry on a number of non-public procurements by Transneft could close up to 25 percent of the tenders of the oil pipeline company, an explanatory note from the Energy Ministry said, a copy of which has been seen by Interfax.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree according to which agriculture products, raw produce and food banned for imports to Russia are subject to destruction starting from Aug. 6, 2015, the Kremlin press office reported.
MOSCOW - The Russian ruble is falling under the pressure of cheaper oil, reviving concerns over the country's economic outlook, particularly the perniciously high inflation rate.
China and Russia will hold joint naval and air defense drills in the Sea of Japan, China said on July 30, the latest exercises between the two countries which could concern Japan, involved in a marine dispute with China to the south.
Russia has said it will not tolerate "interference" by foreign organisations after it put a US pro-democracy foundation on a blacklist. The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), funded by the US Congress, is the first organisation to be labelled "undesirable" under a new Russian law.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree ordering the "destruction" of any food or agricultural good shipments brought into the country against Russia's bans on Western food imports amid the crisis in Ukraine.
Alexei Venediktov, one of Russia's most prominent journalists, does not go out without a bodyguard and does not answer mobile phone calls for fear of being tracked.