Russia

Russian village evacuation as rocket blast sparks radiation fears

Nyonoksa residents asked to leave within a day after last week's explosion that spiked radiation levels up to 16 times.

Russian village evacuation as rocket blast sparks radiation fears

Europe

Russian nuclear engineers buried after 'Skyfall nuclear' blast

Experts link the explosion to the Burevestnik nuclear-powered cruise missile touted by President Putin in March 2018.

Russian nuclear engineers buried after 'Skyfall nuclear' blast

Opinion

Putin risks losing Moscow

Russia's revitalised pro-democracy movement is increasingly gaining ground in the Russian capital.

Leonid Ragozin

by Leonid Ragozin

Leonid Ragozin

Russia

Russia demands Google not to promote 'illegal' events on YouTube

After protests, watchdog says entities bought ad tools to spread information about unsanctioned demonstrations.

Russia demands Google not to promote 'illegal' events on YouTube

Russia

Tens of thousands rally at election protest in Moscow

Nearly 50,000 people attended protest demanding free city council vote, says monitoring group.

Tens of thousands rally at election protest in Moscow

Russia

Five killed in Russian missile test explosion

Three more injured during testing of a liquid propellant rocket engine at a military site, Russian state agency says.

Five killed in Russian missile test explosion

Europe

Russia: Arrests for buying life-saving drugs online

Authorities have banned some medicines that contain mood-altering substances, to prevent non-medical usage.

Opinion

The Kremlin under siege

The Russian political leadership is feeling increasingly cornered by growing public anger.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

AJ Impact

First oil, now food: Saudi Arabia and Russia grow closer

Riyadh and Moscow have been strengthening ties through energy cooperation, and grain shipments are poised to be next.

First oil, now food: Saudi Arabia and Russia grow closer

Russia

Russia's Putin urges new arms talks with US to avoid 'chaos'

If US makes new missiles, Russia 'will be forced to begin the full-scale development of similar missiles', Putin says.

Russia's Putin urges new arms talks with US to avoid 'chaos'

Inside Story

Why does Russia say protests are illegal?

Police detain hundreds of protesters rallying against a ban on opposition candidates for Moscow elections.

Inside Story

Is it the end of US and Russian arms control?

Washington has pulled out of their Cold War-era nuclear treaty with Moscow, raising fears of a new nuclear arms race.

Europe

600 arrested in Moscow protest for free polls

Riot police crack down on rally against the exclusion of opposition candidates from the Moscow city council vote.

Europe

Russia protests: Government crackdown intensifies

The government is using all of the tools at its disposal to suppress the movement.

Russia

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russia over Skripal affair

Russia, meanwhile, accuses US of using its relationship as political football ahead of presidential elections.

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russia over Skripal affair