Putin’s pal Gerard Depardieu isn't the only foreign celeb on Ukraine's blacklist
Five hundred actors, musicians and other cultural figures who've shown Russia love may also get banned from entering Ukraine.
Islamic State recruiters are coming for Russia’s best and brightest
Officials hope hotlines and psychology courses will help.
Single Siberian migration peopled the Americas, DNA research shows
Scientists say Native American ancestors first reached the New World in a single migration from Siberia about 23,000 years ago.
New footage of MH17 crash site 'sickens' viewers a year on
The timing of the video's release is just uncanny.
The Iran deal is a really mixed bag for Russia
Moscow could run into new problems with the re-emerging oil power.
Russia’s Air Force is crashing and burning at an alarming rate
In little more than a month, it’s lost six planes in a variety of mishaps, from simple runway crashes to deadly disasters.
Can’t beat Russia? Ukraine's banks say just sue it
Privatbank and Oschadbank want to take legal action against Russia for annexing Crimea.
Russia vetoes UN draft resolution on Srebrenica 'genocide'
Britain had put forward the text, hoping the Security Council would formally recognize Europe's worst atrocity since World War II.
12 NGOs may soon be blackballed in Russia
Seven of the organizations are based in the United States, three work on Ukraine and two are Polish-based.
Russian police just published a guide to taking selfies without killing yourself
People are seriously injuring themselves taking selfies.
Blatter expected to attend World Cup draw in Russia on July 25
Blatter resigned from FIFA after US and Swiss authorities widened their investigations into bribery and corruption at world soccer's governing body.
Call it an arms race
Russia and NATO are gearing up, just in case.
The world has gone retro: Russia and NATO are making the Cold War hot again
Analysis: There’s an arms race, war games and even nuclear saber-rattling. But some important things have changed since the old Cold War.
Putin says Russia beefing up nuclear arsenal, NATO denounces 'saber-rattling'
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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.