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Russian Federation

Russia points fingers at Britain and US over 'grotesque' spy poisoning

British and Russian officials faced off at a closed-door meeting for the first time since the poisoning of the Skripals on March 4.

04 Apr 2018 6:55 PM

Moscow demands explanation after Britain searches Russian passenger plane

Russia’s Ministry of Transport said on Saturday that Moscow would demand an official explanation from Britain.

31 Mar 2018 5:29 PM

Russian shopping mall fire kills 64; no alarms reported

The Investigative Committee said it has detained four people for questioning but would not immediately give the cause of the fire.

26 Mar 2018 3:34 PM

International pressure mounts on Putin over poisoning of spy on UK soil

UK and its allies say Russia was behind the poisoning of Skripal and his daughter, who remain in a critical condition in Salisbury.

22 Mar 2018 10:12 AM

No desire for arms race: Putin tells West after winning elections

Putin’s victory, which comes at a time when his relations with the West are on a hostile trajectory.

20 Mar 2018 8:53 AM

Putin easily wins another six-year term, firms grip on Russia

Putin has promised to use his new term to beef up Russia’s defences against the West and to raise living standards.

19 Mar 2018 10:14 AM

Putin dismisses UK’s accusation over ex-spy’s poisoning, calls it ‘nonsense’

Putin said, 'Russia does not possess such agents. We have destroyed all our chemical arsenals under control of international observers.'

19 Mar 2018 9:07 AM

Isolated but defiant, Russia set to re-elect strongman Putin

Putin is standing against 7 other candidates, including millionaire communist Pavel Grudinin, but none are polling more than 8 per cent.

18 Mar 2018 8:32 AM

Spy poisoning standoff: Russian foreign ministry summons UK envoy

Russia is expected to announce the expulsion of some British diplomats in a retaliatory measure.

17 Mar 2018 1:15 PM

Moscow asserts it will retaliate soon to May firing of envoys over spy poisoning

‘The British government made a choice for confrontation with Russia,’ the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement.

15 Mar 2018 12:55 PM

Russian transport plane crashes in Syria killing all 32 onboard

Initial information suggested the crash may have been caused by a technical fault.

06 Mar 2018 7:35 PM

Adults only: Ads and viral videos aim to sex up Russian election

A separate video appeared on YouTube this month with the title, 'Sex and elections are for adults only'.

01 Mar 2018 5:38 PM

Russian escort arrested in Thailand offers info on Russia probe in exchange for help

Vashukevich better known as Nastya Rybka, had an affair with Deripaska who she alleged hired ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort.

28 Feb 2018 12:42 PM

‘Soldier of Islam’ or bringer of death: IS attacks church in Russia, kills 5

An unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at the church in the town of Kizlyar in the mainly Muslim region, local press reports said.

19 Feb 2018 2:29 PM

Russian airliner crashes right after takeoff, kills all 71 on board

The Saratov Airlines flight disappeared from radar minutes after departure for city of Orsk, some 1,500 kms to the southeast.

12 Feb 2018 9:47 AM

Saratov Airlines crashes near Moscow, 71 people feared dead

The Antonov An-148 plane operated by Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in Urals, and crashed in Ramensky district outside Moscow.

11 Feb 2018 6:22 PM

US ‘hunting’ Russians around the world to arrest: Russian foreign ministry

It said more than 10 Russians had been detained in foreign countries with US involvement since the start of 2017.

02 Feb 2018 4:30 PM

Russian teen attacks students with axe, sets classroom ablaze, injures 6

Russia’s Investigative Committee said the attacker was detained and was now hospitalised after a suicide attempt.

20 Jan 2018 10:05 AM

Moscow: 15 people hurt in knife fight between 2 students in school

The regional health ministry says that a female teacher and two students aged around 15 have been seriously wounded and are in surgery.

15 Jan 2018 4:24 PM

Putin calls Kim ‘competent, mature leader’: N Korea interested in reducing tensions

In Putin's view, Kim Jong-Un has shown interest in calming down the tensions over its nuclear and long-range missile programs.

12 Jan 2018 12:00 PM