Russia

Polluted black snow sparks health fears in Siberia

Black snowfall hints at man-made ecological disaster in the Siberian region of Kuzbass.

Polluted black snow sparks health fears in Siberia

Opinion

Resurgent Russia: Myth and reality

Is a new global order in the making under Putin's watch?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Talk to Al Jazeera

Javier Solana on possible arms race in Europe: 'I'm very worried'

What happens if US and Russia officially withdraw from a key nuclear treaty? Former NATO secretary-general discusses.

Business & Economy

Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok's Calvey

Michael Calvey, the US founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms, has been accused of fraud in Russia.

Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok's Calvey

Opinion

Can the Astana process survive the US withdrawal from Syria?

Trump's decision to pull out of Syria has sent Turkey, Russia and Iran scrambling to find a solution for the northeast.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Afghanistan

'The victory was so strong': Afghans celebrate Soviet pullout

Afghans who fought against Soviet forces remember the USSR's withdrawal with pride, 30 years on.

'The victory was so strong': Afghans celebrate Soviet pullout

Mueller Probe

US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney general

Barr will oversee Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 election.

US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney general

Middle East

Russia, Turkey, Iran see US pullout from Syria as positive step

Leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran say US withdrawal is good for the country as they meet in the Russian city of Sochi.

Middle East

Russia: Turkey needs Syria's consent before setting up safe zone

The announcement comes as leaders from Russia, Turkey and Iran meet in Sochi for a summit on the Syrian conflict.

Russia: Turkey needs Syria's consent before setting up safe zone

Mueller Probe

Ex-Trump campaign boss Manafort lied to Mueller: Judge

Judge finds evidence to say Manafort broke plea agreement by lying about three of five matters prosecutors singled out.

Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort lied to investigators: Judge

Russia

Russia, Iran, Turkey to hold fourth round of Syria talks in Sochi

Trilateral summit between 'guarantor countries' to focus on long-term settlement of the Syrian crisis, the Kremlin says.

Russia, Iran, Turkey to hold fourth round of Syria talks in Sochi

United States

Star wars: US raises alarm over threats to space supremacy

Russia, China, North Korea and Iran developing technologies to counter US' galactic dominance, Pentagon report says.

Star wars: US raises alarm over threats to space supremacy

United States

US' Pompeo warns of Russian, Chinese meddling in Europe

On Central Europe tour, top US diplomat says Moscow and Beijing seeking to erode sovereignty, freedom in the region.

Pompeo: Putin threatening democracies worldwide

Russia

Russia moves to disconnect from global internet

Bill intended to better position the country to fend off potential cyberattacks from abroad, particularly from the US.

Russian parliament approves bill to isolate country's internet

Syria's War

Russia, Turkey agree to 'take decisive measures' in Syria's Idlib

Defence ministers meet amid calls from Moscow for Ankara to do more to remove hard-line fighters from the province.

Russia, Turkey agree to 'take decisive measures' in Syria's Idlib