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The global chemical weapons watchdog is calling for inspections of Syria's chemical arsenal to begin by Tuesday.
Divers have lifted from a Urals lake what they believe to be the biggest fragment so far of the meteorite that exploded over Russia in February, local officials said Friday.
The Russian capital’s libraries are undergoing a transformation – from uninviting places with Soviet-era rules to airy, open spaces with multimedia gadgets.
A group of Russian Orthodox priests will undergo military training at the Defense Ministry university in Moscow, the Russian army said Friday.
A brief look at what is in the Russian papers today
Thirty years ago, a Soviet officer prevented a nuclear war from being triggered by trusting his judgment and ignoring his direct responsibilities.
The UN Security Council could vote as early as late Friday on a draft resolution to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons, Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin said.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif pledged Thursday to prove to the international community that Tehran’s nuclear program was "nothing but peaceful."
Russia and the United States have agreed on a UN Security Council resolution that will not allow military action to enforce Syria’s compliance with a US-Russian plan to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.
NATO and Russia have successfully completed a live three-day joint exercise to test their capacity to counter terrorist threats in the skies over NATO and Russian territory.
A male member of a rare egg-laying mammal species succumbed to a “chronic illness” after 16 years at the Moscow Zoo, the park said Thursday on its Facebook page.
Americans think Russian President Vladimir Putin was far and away the most effective world leader in dealing with the Syrian chemical weapons crisis, with US President Barack Obama trailing him in a distant second place, a new poll shows.
A man in Russia’s North Caucasus was sentenced Thursday to two decades in prison for killing an 89-year-old World War II veteran to steal his gold teeth and the equivalent of $450 in cash, prosecutors said.
Georgia’s outgoing President Mikheil Saakashvili and Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili seem to be at each other’s throats most of the time. But, when it comes to campaigning for Georgia’s membership of NATO, these two high-powered political enemies band together to serenade the Alliance’s visiting officials.
Russian President Vladimir Putin complimented troops for their teamwork on Thursday after the conclusion of an extensive Russian-Belarusian military exercise that he called an integral step in ensuring defense of the two nations.
Imprisoned Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky is the winner of this year's Lech Walesa award, which promotes human rights.