Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 18:04
Russian police detained hundreds of protesters on Monday outside a court that sentenced seven activists to prison terms of up to four years for demonstrations against Vladimir Putin`s third presidential inauguration.
Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 18:03
Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 17:33
A Moscow court has handed down prison sentences of up to four years for seven people who took part in a 2012 protest against Vladimir Putin. An eighth defendant received a suspended sentence.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 18:35
The regime of Ukraine`s president appeared close to collapse on Saturday as the emboldened opposition took control of central Kiev and key government and parliament positions and voted to immediately free its jailed leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 01:48
Russia has not signed the Kiev pact which aims to bring an end to the crisis in Ukraine, but welcomes any peaceful outcome, Moscow`s foreign ministry said on Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 00:09
Moscow accused Washington on Thursday of prolonging the Syrian conflict by supporting the opposition, on the eve of a UN Security Council vote that threatens to further deepen big power divisions.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 07:47
Moscow has been concerned with NATO military drills under the pretext of collective defence preparation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 06:36
Russia does not see any territorial dispute with Japan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 23:50
Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency analyst who revealed US surveillance of phone and Internet communications, was elected rector of Glasgow University in Scotland on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 15:56
The two members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot who were released from prison colonies late last year said they had both been arrested Tuesday in downtown Sochi during the Olympic Games.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 13:52
Russia said on Wednesday it would veto a UN resolution on humanitarian aid access in Syria in its current form, denouncing the draft as an effort to lay a foundation for military strikes against President Bashar al-Assad`s government.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 15:18
Ukraine`s embattled President Viktor Yanukovych returned to protest-hit Kiev on Saturday after holding crisis talks with his Russian counterpart and ally Vladimir Putin about a suspended Moscow bailout loan.
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