Secretary of State John Kerry is making his case to Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia to take a tougher stance on Syria at a time when Israel’s weekend air strikes against the beleaguered Mideast nation have added an unpredictable factor to the talks.
Boris Berezovsky, a self-exiled and outspoken Russian tycoon who had a bitter falling out with Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been found dead in southeast England. He was 67.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says he has no immediate intention to reverse his decision to leave Russia’s clocks on summer time year-round.
By Eleonore Dermy
The city of Volgograd was renamed Stalingrad for a day on Saturday as Russia marked the 70th anniversary of a brutal battle in which the Red Army defeated Nazi forces and changed the course of World War II.
Russia’s prison service says one of two members of the Pussy Riot feminist punk band serving two-year sentences for an irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin in Moscow’s main cathedral has been hospitalized.
What ails Vladimir Putin?
By Jim Heintz
Did Vladimir Putin’s flight with a flock of cranes end up grounding him? The Russian president’s spokesman says no.
Russia’s opposition went online Saturday to vote for new leaders to spearhead the drive against Vladimir Putin and regain the momentum lost since his thumping return to the presidency in May.
By Nataliya Vasilyeva
A Moscow judge sentenced three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison on hooliganism charges on Friday following a trial seen around the world as an emblem of Russia’s intolerance of dissent.
By Edith M. Lederer
The U.N. Security Council delayed a vote on a new Syria resolution until Thursday in a last-minute effort to get key Western nations and Russia to agree on measures to end the dramatically escalating violence.
President Barack Obama on Friday called Russia’s president-elect Vladimir Putin to congratulate him, inaugurating a relationship that may decide the fate of “reset” US relations with the Kremlin.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin crushed his rivals in presidential elections with almost 64 percent of the vote, according to results published Monday based on an almost complete vote count.
Thousands of cars filled Moscow’s ring road Sunday in a protest demanding free elections and slamming Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s bid to regain his Kremlin job in March polls.