Defence Ministry says Russian naval warship approached US destroyer USS Chafee to force it out of area.
Russia’s Sputnik-V COVID vaccine on hold pending missing data and legal procedures, UN body says.
Government coronavirus task force reports 973 coronavirus deaths, the highest daily toll since the start of pandemic.
Russian foreign minister says ‘unfounded’ claim made in a popular British tabloid newspaper will not be taken seriously.
Moscow says the four islands, which lie between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific Ocean, are ‘Russian territory’.
Designation marks further escalation of pressure against President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent domestic critic.
The EU’s waning ‘soft power’ in the region allows other countries to step in with loans and influence, analysts say.
The aircraft was carrying a group of parachute jumpers when it went down after reported engine failure.
Novaya Gazeta chief dedicates award to journalists slain in Russia during Moscow’s crackdown on critical reporting.
Journalists Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov receive congratulations from around the globe on winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
Journalists from the Philippines and Russia hailed ‘for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression’.
Members of Afghanistan’s ruling group will be asked to attend October 20 talks, Putin representative says.
The security alliance has stripped accreditation from eight members of Russia’s mission over Moscow’s ‘malign’ activity.
Europe’s soaring gas prices dropped Thursday after Russia suggested it could sell more gas to European spot buyers.