Putin, citing national security, signs Turkey sanctions decree
The decree said charter flights from Russia to Turkey would be banned and that tour firms would be told not to sell any holidays there, among other restrictions.
Turkey warns against Russia travel in tit-for-tat jet downing dispute
Turkey on Saturday warned its citizens off non-urgent travel to Russia in the latest tit-for-tat move as the two nations square off over Ankara's downing of one of Moscow's warplanes.
The coalition fighting the Islamic State is getting bigger
Welcome to the party, Germany.
Good news! 4 Siberian tigers have been filmed prowling Russia's wilderness
The very rare footage is a sign that efforts to conserve the endangered big cat are working.
Declassified document shows how close the US and Soviet Union came to nuclear war in 1983
The Soviets were convinced the US was planning a nuclear first strike. And they were ready to preempt it.
The Cold War analogies are back. Again
The fallout over Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane continues.
Putin and friends say Turkey’s doing the terrorists' bidding
Turkey shot down a Russian jet, and Russians are about as angry as could be. But it's no World War III.
Russia gives France puppy to replace police dog killed by jihadists
Russia has offered to send an Alsatian puppy to France in a gesture of solidarity after a police dog was killed during a raid on jihadists linked to the Paris attacks.
Will terrorism make Russia and the West friends again?
The recent Paris attacks and Russian jet crash may actually forge a closer alliance between the two against a common enemy.
Russia thinks its doping scandal is the latest Western plot
The World Anti-Doping Agency alleges Russian officials supported prohibited performance-enhancement drug use, took bribes and trashed test samples.
Athletics: Russia responds as doping scandal threatens to spread
Russia rejected Tuesday explosive accusations of doping and corruption and promised a rapid response to avoid suspension from the 2016 Olympics due to the scandal that threatens to spread far beyond the borders of Russia and athletics.
The US is pretty sure Metrojet Flight 9268 was bombed
Russia and Egypt? Not so much.
Russia says Syrian 'opposition' guided its warplanes to bombing targets
Russian jets bombed 24 targets in Syria Tuesday using coordinates supplied by 'opposition representatives' — the first time Moscow has claimed to work with opposition groups.
Russian airline claims 'external' factors caused crash of Egypt plane
The Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt could only have broken up midair because of "external" factors, the airline company said Monday.
How does a jet break apart in the air?
Questions abound after an Airbus A321 airliner crashed in Sinai on Saturday, killing all 224 people on board.
Russian jet broke up in mid air, too early for conclusions, official says
US-EGYPT-CRASH:Russian jet broke up in mid air, too early for conclusions, official says
Russian airliner with 224 aboard crashes in Egypt's Sinai, all killed
'I now see a tragic scene,' an Egyptian security officer told Reuters. 'A lot of dead on the ground and many who died whilst strapped to their seats.'
Why Russia is afraid of its own dead soldiers
Russia's Defense Ministry said a 19-year-old serviceman committed suicide at a Russian Air Force base in Latakia — the first service member confirmed dead in Syria.
Syria's Assad ready to stand in new election: Russian MP
On Saturday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said it was time to start preparing for elections in Syria.
So now Russia is ready to help the Free Syrian Army
Russia's position appears to be shifting, with Moscow saying it is prepared to give military and political support to the anti-Assad opposition in its fight against terrorists.
Russian volunteer fighters may be headed for Syria, too
That would raise a bunch of questions about the supposed US-Russia proxy war that's unfolding.
Assad and Putin met up in Moscow yesterday
Oh to be a fly on that wall.
Russia's military is muscling into the Arctic, where melting ice is freeing up resources
There's a whole other region where Russia and the West are jockeying for strength and wealth: the High North.
Poll: 71 percent of Russians believe the US is the world’s bad guy
And the feeling's pretty mutual.
Investigation says Russian missile almost definitely downed MH17
The Dutch investigators stopped short of assigning blame, they'll let Dutch prosecutors do that instead.
US says Russia launched cruise missile strikes in Syria without giving advance notice
"We've seen increasingly unprofessional behavior from Russian forces," US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday.
Here's how Vladimir Putin spent his 63rd birthday
He won at ice hockey, made a new best friend, and sent a whole new round of Russian bombs into Syria.
Syrian rebels call for regional alliance against Russia and Iran
More than 40 Syrian insurgent groups including the powerful Islamist faction Ahrar al-Sham have called on regional states to forge an alliance against Russia and Iran in Syria.
Assad says Russian air campaign vital to save Middle East
The United States, France and Britain say the Russian air strikes are aimed at propping up Assad after recent rebel advances.
This is what the Russians are saying about Moscow’s airstrikes in Syria
The Kremlin is waging a 'holy battle.'
Here's how Russia has been involved in Syria's civil war from the beginning
Airstrikes on Wednesday were Moscow's first military engagement in a distant theater of war since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979.