Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu has said Ankara "will work with Russia and our allies to calm tensions" after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the Russian ambassador in Ankara to complain about protests against Turkish missions and businesses in Russia following Turkey's downing of a Russian jet.
MOSCOW - Russia's foreign ministry on Nov. 27 slammed as "extraordinarily dangerous" Poland's call to annul a NATO act that prevents it from having permanent military bases on its soil.
Russia will keep cooperating with the United States and its partners to fight Islamic State in Syria, but that cooperation will be in jeopardy if there are any repeats of Turkey's shooting down of a Russian jet, Russia's Vladimir Putin said.
When news broke on Nov. 24 that NATO member Turkey had shot down a Russian warplane, social media erupted with the #WWIII hashtag and pundits frantically predicted dire consequences.
MOSCOW - The downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey threatened to lead to a wholesale breach in the countries' relations on Nov. 26, with the Kremlin threatening to sever economic ties and Turkish officials saying they had no reason to apologize.
French President Francois Hollande told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Nov. 26 world powers must create a "grand coalition" to combat Islamic State militants who control swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq.
President Vladimir Putin will survive Western sanctions and lower oil prices but the Kremlin chief has brought such stagnation that Russia could eventually collapse, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Nov. 26.
LONDON - Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin wants to edge Russia towards a rapprochement with the West after a stand-off over Ukraine brought relations between the two sides to their lowest since the Cold War, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Nov. 26.
Russian confectioners are planning to create a life-size chocolate version of President Vladimir Putin at a chocolate festival in the Russian leader's native city of St. Petersburg next month.
Russia on Thursday pledged broad retaliatory measures against Turkey's economy in revenge for the downing of one of its warplane, as recriminations between Moscow and Ankara reached fever pitch.
French President Francois Hollande's visit to Moscow comes at a time of fast-shifting diplomatic alignments and priorities, triggered by the spread of Islamic State (IS) terror.
What connects Turkish tomatoes and missiles?
A lot, apparently. At least according to Gennady Onishchenko, Russia's former chief sanitary inspector and now prime ministerial aide, who said on Nov. 26 that "each Turkish tomato" bought in Russia contributes to the country's economy and thus to purchasing missiles that could potentially be fired at Russian warplanes.
No agreement was reached among leaders at this month's Group of 20 summit in Turkey to extend sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Nov. 26.
French President Francois Hollande was traveling to Moscow on Nov. 26 to push for a stronger coalition against Islamic State militants in Syria, trying to unite France, the United States and Russia in the aftermath of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people and jolted the West.
Russia has increased checks on food and agriculture imports from Turkey, the agriculture ministry said on Nov. 26, in the first public move to curb trade in a dispute with Ankara for downing a Russian fighter jet.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in an exclusive interview on Nov. 26 with CNN's Becky Anderson in the Turkish capital, Ankara, said his country would not apologize for downing a Russian fighter jet it says violated Turkish airspace near the Syrian border.
CHISINAU, Moldova - Moldovan police have detained a total of 13 suspected members of a paramilitary group allegedly planning to attack the capital and a northern city with a majority Russian population, with the aim of creating a new separatist republic similar to the one in eastern Ukraine.
MOSCOW - Vladimir Putin said there would be "serious consequences" after Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane on Nov. 24.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin is meeting his French opposite number, Francois Hollande, Thursday evening, as France seems keener than ever to bring Russia in from the cold to join its anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition force.