Putin hosts Kerry to discuss Ukraine and Syria
The secretary of state's trip marks the highest-level US visit to Russia since the conflict in Ukraine erupted in 2013.
Russia's Putin and South Africa’s Zuma are spending an awful lot of time together
They gab on the phone, too. So what are they talking about?
John Kerry to meet with Vladimir Putin in Russia
It's been more than two years since the two leaders have been face to face.
Special Report: Russian soldiers quit over Ukraine
Their accounts call into question the Kremlin's assertions it isn't meddling in the Ukrainian crisis.
Putin brushes off Western snub at huge WWII victory parade
The Russian president presided over a huge military parade on Saturday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany.
Watch these LGBT activists win a rare victory against Russia’s most prominent anti-gay campaigner
Even small victories can be very sweet.
Poland says it will deny entry to pro-Putin biker gang
Poland will not allow members of a Russian motorcycle club linked to President Vladimir Putin to cross its border and enter the European Union's territory.
These activists are risking everything to save the environment
'They follow me. They threaten to kill me, to kidnap me, they threaten my family. That is what we face.'
Putin softens on America, says he wants to work together
'We have disagreements on several issues on the international agenda. But at the same time there is something that unites us,' Putin said.
This hardcore Russian biker gang is about to invade Poland
Tensions are rising.
These Russian companies are selling ads on women's breasts
You know exactly why Russian TV put an 18+ rating on Hillary Clinton's campaign video
Two men holding hands and talking about marrying each other was too much for one network fearing Russia's law against gay 'propaganda.'
Russia opens way to missile deliveries to Iran, starts oil-for-goods swap
US-IRAN-NUCLEAR-RUSSIA:Russia opens way to missile deliveries to Iran, starts oil-for-goods swap
An infamous Russian rebel admits to killing Ukrainian POWs: Report
Arseniy Pavlov, known as Commander 'Motorola,' is believed to have made a startling admission this week that he shot 15 prisoners dead.
Spain defends EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras slams the sanctions as he tries to strengthen relations with the Putin government.
Watch the adorable thank-you video Moldovan winemakers made for their Norwegian customers
What they lack in Norwegian language skills, they make up for with heart.
Russian hackers are reading White House emails
US authorities say they have traced the cyberattack to the Russians, but assured sensitive communications remain secure.
Is it so wrong to sell Nazi toys?
Moscow thinks so — even though 65 percent of Russians say they're not bothered by German WWII tchotchkes.
Russians gather to remember slain Putin critic Nemtsov
And hold a "minute of no silence."
Why so many Russians like Stalin again
Six decades after his death, Josef Stalin's approval ratings are going up, and so are monuments and a museum in his honor.
Almost all the nations trying to keep Iran from a nuclear bomb have lots of nuclear bombs
With the exception of Germany, the countries negotiating with Iran right now — The United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Russia —account for almost all of the world's nuclear weapons. Oh, and Israel too.
So happy to have been annexed by Russia (PHOTOS)
Many Russians and Crimeans are partying this week.
Here's what's happening to Crimea a year after Russia annexed it
Despite all the celebrating you're seeing this week, it's not going so well.
Start the rumor mill: Vladimir Putin is missing!
The Russian strongman hasn’t been seen in a while, and there are a lot of theories about why not.
This is how Russians get psyched before going to fight in Ukraine
Call it a pre-game warm-up.
Some Russian officials say Islamists killed Boris Nemtsov
Not everyone is convinced.
Putin admits to ordering Crimea annexation before referendum
State-owned channel Russia TV released the trailer of a documentary in which Russian President Vladimir Putin discloses the details of the Crimea annexation.
Two charged with Nemtsov killing include Chechen officer: report
Zaur Dadayev, who served in Chechnya's interior ministry, confessed when questioned by investigators.
East Ukraine rebels say heavy weapons pullback complete
An Ukrainian army spokesman assured reporters that the government was also upholding its end of the bargain
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is out of jail, says he'll fight on
The opposition has scheduled a protest rally in Moscow for April 19, said Mikhail Kasyanov, a former prime minister.
Russia starts large-scale military exercises in disputed territories
At a news conference in Moscow unrelated to the exercises, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said NATO activities on Russia's borders far exceeded anything the Russian military was undertaking.