Exclusive: Russia and the US are competing for a space partnership with Brazil
It's opening up yet another theater in their rivalry for allies and influence.
Time for Turkey’s president to learn about sharing
For the first time since the ruling AKP came to power in 2002, Erdogan's party is now required to form a coalition government after slipping at the polls.
Russia pushes ahead with World Cup plans despite Blatter resignation
Putin has remained a staunch advocate for the former head of FIFA, despite allegations of corruption.
What really hit MH17? Russia still can’t make up its mind
A Russian state-run defense firm says it was a Buk missile. Investigators are still blaming a Ukrainian air force jet.
Ukraine’s economy is expected to shrink 9 percent this year
Experts are revising forecasts downward for Ukraine and upward for Russia. But both economies are predicted to contract.
Chechnya's strongman keeps brazenly defying the Kremlin. Can he be tamed?
Meet Ramzan Kadyrov, Russia’s other photo-friendly strongman.
Russia wants the US to stop ruining soccer
According to Putin, FIFA executives are being investigated because of American imperialism.
Russia and Ukraine are gearing up for all-out war
New evidence shows Russia building a huge arsenal along the Ukrainian border. Ukraine, meanwhile, it lobbying the West to send it weapons.
The West should really be arming Ukraine already, says former NATO chief
Anders Fogh Rasmussen says NATO allies have an 'obligation' to help Ukraine if Russia continues its aggression.
Russia’s Eurovision song is all about peace and unity. You know, just like its foreign policy
Feeling the love, Russia.
Here's the US military training in Ukraine that's making Russia really mad (PHOTOS)
Western countries have held back from military involvement in the conflict, but Russia reads a lot into the training efforts by the US, as well as Britain, Canada and Poland.
Russia drops opposition to EU-Ukraine trade pact
The landmark deal is at the heart of the Ukraine crisis.
Russian cancer patients keep killing themselves
They’re killing themselves in an alarming trend that’s plagued the country since at least last year. And judging by recent reports, it won’t end anytime soon.
Russia unveils bust of Putin as Roman emperor
A group of supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday presented a bust of the strongman depicting him in the heroic guise of a Roman emperor.
Russia jails Crimea activist for 4 years over Kiev protests
A Russian court in Crimea on Friday jailed a local activist for four years for throwing a rock at police during pro-Western protests in Kiev last year.
More than half of Russians see America as a threat, and many fear US military invasion
The governments will need more than tomatoes and potatoes to convince the public they're friends again.
Nemtsov report claims hundreds of Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine
Despite Moscow's denials, the report says Russia sent troops to aid the separatists in advance of key negotiations.
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.