MOSCOW (Reuters) - Police shot dead eight militants in Chechnya in southern Russia around midnight on Saturday after the men, traveling in two cars, opened fire when asked to stop at a checkpoint, the Interfax news agency reported on Sunday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's air force flew 131 sorties and hit 237 targets in Syria in the last two days, Interfax news agency reported the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian SU-34 bombers based at Iran's Hamadan air base on Wednesday carried out strikes on Islamic State targets inside Syria for a second day, the Interfax news agency quoted Russia's defense ministry as saying.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's FSB security police has arrested seven Islamic State militants in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg who were planning terrorist attacks in Moscow and St Petersburg, Interfax news agency quoted the FSB as sa...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that the United States had been taking aggressive steps that threatened Russia's national security, the RIA news agency reported.