Erdogan, Putin celebrate key step in Russia-Turkey gas pipeline
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday marked the completion of the offshore phase of a gas pipeline underneath the Black Sea, the latest sign of burgeoning cooperation between Ankara and Moscow.
Man gets 14 years in prison for chopping off wife's hands
A Russian man, who chopped off both of his wife's hands with an axe after accusing her of infidelity, was sentenced on Thursday to fourteen years in prison following a huge outcry in Russia.
Facebook denies hiding Russian sabotage, but fires lobbying firm
Facebook on Thursday denied allegations in the New York Times that it tried to mislead the public about its knowledge of Russian misinformation ahead of the 2016 US presidential election, but severed links with a Republican consultancy.
To my friend, the unknown
On Sunday November 11, world leaders gathered in Paris, the French capital, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Descendants and successors of the old belligerents participated in the solemn ceremonies. The world has changed dramatically in the past 100 years but whether humanity has changed that much is…
Kremlin laments US 'unpredictability' under Trump
The Kremlin hit out Wednesday at the "unpredictability" of the United States under the Trump administration, saying it was causing "deep global concern".
Opposition chief Navalny says barred from leaving Russia
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Tuesday he was prevented from flying out of a Moscow airport to travel to France and attend the European Court of Human Rights.
Macron urges leaders at WWI ceremony to 'build hope, not fear'
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday urged dozens of world leaders marking a century since the end of World War I to come together for a joint "fight for peace". "Let us build our hopes rather than playing our fears against each other," he told leaders gathered at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Speaking…
Russia turns up uninvited to major NATO wargames
The whirring of a low-flying Soviet Union-era war plane signalled Russia's uninvited arrival to NATO's biggest military exercise since the end of the Cold War.
Putin backs spy agency accused over Skripal poisoning
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday publicly backed the GRU military intelligence agency at the centre of a spy poisoning row while rubbishing a recent change to its name.