Two weeks ago, the European Union’s foreign policy chief was at a summit in Lithuania, wooing Ukraine’s president with offers of preferential dealings with the world’s largest trade bloc. This week, she stood in Kiev’s Independence Square with protesters bent on ousting the same man.
IOC President Thomas Bach has met with Russian gay rights activists who urged an investigation ahead of the Sochi Olympics into national laws banning “gay propaganda.”
A European Union bid to draw mighty ex-Soviet state Ukraine into the Western fold headed for failure at a summit ending Friday held amid a worsening EU-Russia tug-of-war.
MOSCOW, Russia—Russian police say they have detained 14 suspected members of a banned radical Islamic organization.
The United Nations Arab League’s Syria envoy is meeting with senior United States and Russian officials to explore prospects of bringing Syria’s warring sides for peace talks in Geneva.
Russian crash investigators say they have found a tape of cockpit conversations from a Boeing 737 that slammed into the ground in a nosedive crash, killing all 50 people on board.
A passenger airliner crashed and caught fire Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people aboard, officials said.
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of far eastern Russia Tuesday, the US Geological Survey reported.
Pope Francis will receive Russian President Vladimir Putin on November 25, the Vatican said on Thursday, as the Roman Catholic Church seeks to improve ties with the Russian Orthodox Church.
Russian police says attackers set fire to a Muslim prayer house in a southern Russian city earlier rocked by a suicide bombing.
One of the Siberian cranes that Russian President Vladimir Putin helped teach to fly south last year lost its flock along the way, but has been found and brought to Moscow.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad insisted Wednesday that his decision to destroy his stockpiles of chemical weapons was not forced upon him by the threat of US strikes.
A Russian nuclear-powered submarine undergoing repairs at a Far East shipyard caught fire on Monday, but its reactor had long been shut off and posed no danger of radiation leaks, officials said.