Same-sex couples in Russia are frustrated by a recent constitutional amendment stipulating that marriage is between a man and a woman.
Countries in eastern Europe are facing rising waves of coronavirus infections, leading to new restrictive measures such as the mandatory use of face masks in Croatia and travel bans or quarantines to be imposed by Hungary.
A court in Moscow has ruled to lock up a provincial governor pending an investigation on charges of his involvement in multiple murders.
A Russian teenager has described learning Welsh as her “biggest passion” despite never having visited Wales or having any roots in the country.
The Dutch Government is to take Russia to the European Court of Human Rights for its alleged role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine six years ago.
Russian warships have been shadowed through the English Channel by the Royal Navy.
Russia has warned it will retaliate after Britain announced it was imposing sanctions on 25 Russian nationals linked to the death in custody of the lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
The Russian Orthodox Church has defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery.
A majority of Russians have approved amendments to Russia’s constitution allowing President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, election officials said.
President Donald Trump dismissed as “fake news” allegations that Russia offered bounties for killing US troops in Afghanistan.
The Baltic nation of Latvia says it has banned the state-controlled Russian television channel RT for as long as network head Dmitry Kiselyov remains on the European Union’s sanctioned persons list for his alleged role in promoting propaganda in support of Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
The Defence Secretary has said he is “aware of the intelligence” with regard to allegations that Russia secretly offered Taliban-linked fighters bounties to kill UK and US soldiers.
Russian president Vladimir Putin and his counterpart from Belarus unveiled a monument honouring fallen Red Army soldiers who fought in one of the most bloody battles of the Second World War.
Eight Republican members of US congress have attended a White House briefing about allegations that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan — intelligence the White House insisted the president himself has not been fully briefed on.
President Donald Trump has denied that he had been briefed on reported US intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan.
Polls have opened in Russia for a week-long vote on constitutional changes that would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed the defeat of Nazi Germany at the traditional massive Red Square military parade in Moscow, which was delayed by more than a month because of the invisible enemy of Covid-19.
Ukraine has described Russia as a “toxic ex” after the nation’s official Twitter account shared images of the “good ol’ days” of the Soviet Union.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed the defeat of Nazi Germany at the traditional massive Red Square military parade, which was delayed by more than a month because of coronavirus.
US and Russian negotiators have concluded a round of nuclear arms control talks in Vienna, aimed at producing a new agreement to replace the New Start treaty that expires in February, the last remaining pact constraining the arsenals of the world’s two major nuclear powers.
Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the date of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union by meeting with veterans and visiting a new military church.
Russia is among countries trying to exploit the challenges created by the coronavirus crisis, the Foreign Secretary has warned.
A special disinfection tunnel has been installed in the residence of Russian President Vladimir Putin outside Moscow and two more in the Kremlin, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
President Donald Trump said on Monday he is ordering a major reduction in US troop strength in Germany, a move widely criticised by members of his own party as a gift to Russia and a threat to US national security.
A Russian court has sentenced an American businessman with British citizenship to 16 years in prison on spying charges.
Twitter says it has removed more than 30,000 accounts from the platform which were being used to spread state-backed propaganda.
Russian President Vladimir Putin chastised the billionaire owner of a nickel giant for negligence over a massive fuel oil spill that has inflicted huge damage on a fragile Arctic region.
Oil prices rose past $40 per barrel mark on Tuesday amid speculation that quotas for international production cuts could be kept higher for longer.
President Vladimir Putin has endorsed Russia’s nuclear deterrent policy which allows him to use atomic weapons in response to a conventional strike targeting the nation’s critical government and military infrastructure.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says a nationwide vote on constitutional amendments that could allow him to further extend his rule will be held on July 1.