Russia wants to question former oil executive Mikhail Khodorkovsky as a suspect in a murder case that has been reopened because of new evidence, federal investigators said on June 30.
There's a reason Russian President Vladimir Putin recently called U.S. President Obama. It wasn’t to talk about Ukraine, the weather or the International Space Station. It was to discuss and coordinate a response to the growing threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to Russia's soft underbelly in the Caucasus.
MP Nadia Savchenko's lawyer Mark Feygin posted transcripts of interrogations of the head of the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic" (LPR) Ihor Plotnitsky on June 30.
The Dutch prosecutor leading the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last year said on June 30 he was confident of concluding his investigation successfully but was not yet ready to issue arrest warrants.
Russian investigators say they are considering whether to charge former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky with ordering the 1998 killing of a Siberian mayor.
Russia expressed disappointment on June 30 over new sanctions imposed by Canada over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis and warned that it would respond.
Key allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin, in addition to senior government officials, helped Russian mob groups operate in Spain for more than a decade, prosecutors in Madrid have said.
If Athens is hoping for a lifeline from Moscow, it had better be prepared to hold its breath. Because while Russian officials have been eager to make mischief on Europe's fringes, they don't appear to be in any position to bail EU member Greece out of its $300 billion-plus predicament.
For over a year, Russia has been feeling the economic impact of a falling ruble, collapsing world energy prices, and western sanctions. For Russian citizens, the downturn translates into a soaring cost of living that requires major adjustments at work and at home.
The United States' recent announcement that it will pre-position a brigade's worth of combat equipment in Eastern Europe is welcome news to members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) who have legitimate concerns about Russia's designs on the region.
ATHENS, Greece - The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local): 12.32 p.m.
MOSCOW - Russian farming conglomerate Rusagro is looking for an Asian co-investor in its pork production project in Russia's Primorye region to help it enter eastern markets, the company's chief executive told the Vedomosti newspaper.
MOSCOW - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and his Finnish counterpart Juha Sipila have discussed on the phone the implementation of joint energy projects and Russia-EU relations.
WASHINGTON - The failure of a SpaceX rocket over Florida on June 28 should not lead U.S. officials back to Russia to look for a rocket engine that can get military equipment into space, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said on june 29.
OTTAWA - Canada announced on June 29 fresh sanctions on Russia over its support for rebels in Ukraine, targeting youth leaders, the pro-Moscow Night Wolves motorcycle club and several companies.
Following years of hacking attacks on the online accounts of various Russian opposition figures, a man suspected of being the notorious hacker known as "Hell" - who is believed to have ties to Russian officialdom - is currently standing trial in Germany.
About 7 percent of all clothes and shoe shops in Moscow have shut down this year as Russia's economic crisis decimates retail sales, a news report said.
Some of Vladimir Putin’s closest allies, including the chairman of OAO Gazprom, a deputy premier and two former ministers, helped one of Russia's largest criminal groups operate out of Spain for more than a decade, prosecutors in Madrid say.