Putin has 'disinfection tunnel' to protect him from coronavirus
Visitors meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin at his country residence must first pass through a walk-through device that sprays them with disinfectant, to protect him from the coronavirus, officials said.
World Athletics insists Russia pay doping fine by July 1
World Athletics said Monday it had shot down a request by Russia's athletics federation to defer a payment of a $5 million doping fine.
Russia sentences US ex-marine to 16 years in spy trial
A Russian court on Monday sentenced former US marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in a penal colony for espionage in a case that strained ties with Washington and fuelled speculation of a prisoner swap.
Turkey accuses Twitter of anti-government 'smear' campaign
Turkey on Friday rejected as a "smear" campaign claims by Twitter that thousands of fake profiles had been set up to boost support for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Russia slams 'dangerous' US foreign policy moves
Russia said on Thursday the United States was acting in a dangerous and unpredictable way, after Washington withdrew from a key military treaty and moved to ramp up pressure on Iran.
Putin bestows birthday medal on loyal defence chief
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday bestowed a 65th birthday honour on Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, his loyal ally in the Syria conflict and companion on wilderness trips.
Russia coronavirus cases edge towards 300,000
The number of coronavirus cases in Russia hit nearly 300,000 on Tuesday as authorities registered more than 9,000 new infections after saying the virus situation had stabilised.
Russian PM back to work after coronavirus battle
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin is returning to work after fighting off the coronavirus, the Kremlin said Tuesday.