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…
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.
Putin warns of consequences over Orthodox split
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned of "the most serious consequences" over splits in the Orthodox church after Ukraine was granted the right to form an independent church, enraging Russia.
Floods kill six in southern Russia
Six people including an elderly man and woman died in floods in southern Russia, authorities said Friday, as emergency workers struggled to get food and water to the victims.
NATO shows Russia its military might in giant exercises
Norway hosts NATO's biggest exercises since the end of the Cold War from Thursday, to remind Russia the Alliance stands united despite seeds of doubt planted by US President Donald Trump.
John Bolton in Moscow for tough talks on nuclear treaty
White House national security advisor John Bolton on Monday begins two days of meeting with senior Russian officials following Washington's weekend announcement of withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.
Kasatkina clinches VTB Kremlin Cup
Russia’S Daria Kasatkina defeated Ons Jabeur of Tunisia, 2/6; 7/6; 6/4 to win the VTB Kremlin Cup tennis championship. In the semifinals of the men’s event, Karen Khachanov defeated compatriot Daniil Medvedev, 6/1; 6/7 (5); 6/3 and will face Adrian Mannarino, who defeated Italy’s Andreas Seppi, 7/6; 7/5 in the final. In the semifinals, Daria…