The journalist had pressed Trump on Putin's alleged links to extrajudicial killings of journalists and dissidents in an interview.
06 Feb 2017 6:03 PM
Alexander Kadakin passed away due to heart failure, say reports.
26 Jan 2017 12:33 PM
After news reports were published about the briefing, Trump tweeted: 'Fake news - a total political witch hunt!'.
11 Jan 2017 5:33 PM
A military ensemble was due to give a concert to Russian soldiers at the Hmeimim base in Syria.
30 Dec 2016 2:05 AM
Putin also said he would reduce Moscow's military presence in Syria, which has been flying a bombing campaign in support of President Assad.
29 Dec 2016 8:19 PM
Life says the faulty flaps led the pilots to lose control as the plane was at a “critical angle”, according to the BBC.
29 Dec 2016 7:06 AM
The military performers in the plane were set to perform for Russian troops at the Hmeimim airbase in Syria.
28 Dec 2016 4:10 PM
The Syria- bound military plane had crashed with 92 people on board.
27 Dec 2016 8:55 AM
The plane was carrying the famous Alexandrov military band for a concert at the Russian air base in Syria.
25 Dec 2016 11:01 AM
Both Putin and Erdogan called the attack a
20 Dec 2016 2:31 PM
It was not immediately clear whether the plane was owned by the military.
19 Dec 2016 12:10 PM
While Moscow insists its troops are not fighting on frontlines, it admits it has military advisors on the ground supporting Assad's forces.
15 Dec 2016 3:54 PM
Mr Putin’s two-day trip, including a forum in Tokyo, has been long in the pipeline and follows two visits by Mr Abe to Russia this year.
14 Dec 2016 6:22 AM
President Vladimir Putin has ordered a 10-hour truce on Wednesday in the war-ravaged Syrian city of Aleppo, the Russian defence ministry said.
03 Nov 2016 4:56 AM
Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu accused the US-led coalition in Syria on Tuesday of failing to rein in hardline rebels, and said the chance of a political settlement was now remote.
02 Nov 2016 6:49 AM
Scientists have discovered a secret Nazi base built on direct orders from German dictator Adolf Hitler located 1,000 kilometres from the North Pole.
24 Oct 2016 2:09 AM
Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova cruised into the quarter-finals of the Kremlin Cup on Wednesday with a straight-sets win over Alize Cornet to keep her hopes alive of making the WTA Finals.
21 Oct 2016 12:11 AM
Members of the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, search for victims amid the rubble of a destroyed building following reported air strikes in the rebel-held Qatarji neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo, Syria, on Monday. (Photo: AFP)
19 Oct 2016 6:54 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday approved a law ratifying Moscow’s deal with Syria to deploy its forces in the country indefinitely in a move seen as firming their long-term presence.
15 Oct 2016 7:20 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin will seal a deal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an upcoming visit to deliver Moscow’s most advanced air defence system, the Kremlin said on Thursday.
14 Oct 2016 5:25 AM