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.
Russia is launching airstrikes on Syria now, too
Soon it will be easier to list who isn’t bombing Syria than to list who is.
Russia seizes initiative in Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin derided US efforts to end the Syria war, which has driven a tide of refugees into neighboring states and Europe.
For one shining moment, the US Embassy in Moscow was the best troll on Twitter
America made sure Putin isn’t the only meme in Moscow.
Russian troops are not in Syria, says Syria's ambassador to Moscow
Moscow admits having 'military experts' accompanying arms on the ground in Syria, but has not confirmed an increased military presence.
Putin grants Russian citizenship to US boxer Roy Jones Junior
The move is the latest example of the Kremlin publicizing cases of prominent Westerners who praise Russia or offer symbolic support for Putin's policies.
Crimeans tell Putin they love him. He says 'I love you' back
Vladimir Putin on Friday hosted Italy's former leader Silvio Berlusconi in Crimea, the highest-profile visit by a Western politician to the peninsula since its annexation.
Russian troops join combat in Syria, sources say
Russian forces have begun participating in military operations in Syria in support of government troops, three Lebanese sources told Reuters Wednesday.
Putin pumps iron to show Russians his healthy, wholesome side
The publicity stunt recalls previous shots of the Russian president shirtless riding a horse, flying a supersonic jet and hunting a tiger.