Russia holds Islamic State group suspected of planning attacks: Report

Russia`s FSB security police has arrested seven Islamic State militants in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg who were planning terrorist attacks in Moscow and St Petersburg, Interfax news agency quoted the FSB as saying on Monday.

North Korea intends to continue to launch rockets, says North Korean embassy in Moscow

North Korea intends to continue to launch rockets, says North Korean embassy in Moscow

North Korea said the launch of the satellite Kwangmyongsong-4, named after late leader Kim Jong Il, was a "complete success". 

Erdogan calls Russian claim of Syria invasion plan 'laughable'

Russia yesterday had claimed Turkey was planning to invade Syria, saying it had spotted troops and military equipment on the border with the war-torn country.

Russia could overrun two European nations in 60 hours, warns US think tank

Russia could overrun two European nations in 60 hours, warns US think tank

In the event of such a development, NATO forces would suffer severe damage including loss of human lives. 

Russian anti-doping agency signs agreement with UK organisation

Russia`s anti-doping agency (RUSADA) and the United Kingdom`s national anti-doping organisation (UKAD) have signed a cooperation agreement, Russian sports minister`s adviser Natalia Zhelanova said on Monday.

Nearly 1,400 civilians killed in Russia's Syria air strikes: Monitor

Nearly 1,400 civilians killed in Russia's Syria air strikes: Monitor

Russian air strikes on Syria have killed nearly 1,400 civilians since Moscow started its aerial campaign nearly four months ago, a group monitoring the war said on Saturday.

Strong 7.0-magnitude quake strikes eastern Russia: USGS

Strong 7.0-magnitude quake strikes eastern Russia: USGS

A strong 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Russia on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

See pic: Beautiful image of Moscow under aurora from Space!

See pic: Beautiful image of Moscow under aurora from Space!

Tim Peake of the European Space Agency (ESA) shared this stunning image of Moscow under the aurora taken 200 miles above the Earth.

At least 50 deadly swine flu cases reported in Russia

At least 50 people have died of swine flu in Russia since last month, according to AFP calculations based on data from regional health authorities, as the virus seems to gain ground in the country.

Cyber attack on airport launched from Russia: Ukraine

Cyber attack on airport launched from Russia: Ukraine

A cyber attack on Kiev's main airport was launched from a server in Russia, Ukraine's military spokesman told Reuters on Monday, as the state-run Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) warned of the threat of further attacks.

Men over 30 outdoing women with selfies: Study

Men over 30 outdoing women with selfies: Study

The study conducted by Selfiexploratory helps one explore and compare global selfie trends.

Moscow hit by heavy snowfall, strong winds

Heavy snowfall and strong winds have hit the Russian capital, slowing traffic and causing numerous flight delays.

Russia says N Korea nuclear test 'flagrant violation' of law

Russia on Wednesday slammed the claimed testing of a hydrogen bomb by North Korea as a clear breach of international law that could enflame tensions across the region.

One killed, 11 injured in shooting in Russia

One killed, 11 injured in shooting in Russia

One person was killed and 11 were injured in a shooting at a UNESCO heritage site in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan, local health authorities said on Wednesday.

Rise in Syrian civilian deaths since start of Russian air campaign ''troubling'': US

The United States has seen a "marked and troubling" increase in reports of Syrian civilian casualties since the start of the Russian air campaign on September 30, a concern US Secretary of State John Kerry has raised with Moscow, the State Department said on Tuesday.

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Fight against Islamic State: Is Taliban helping out Russia?

Fight against Islamic State: Is Taliban helping out Russia?

The fight against Islamic State seems to have taken Russia to the doorstep of Taliban. In an effort to knock off the IS, Moscow is reaching out to Taliban which it says is to exchange intelligence, claims report.

PM Modi in Russia – Day 2: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Russia on a two-day visit yesterday and will meet President Vladimir Putin for summit-level talks today.

India, Russia to manufacture military choppers

Putin said Unit-II of Kudankulam atomic plant in Tamil Nadu, being built by Russia, will be commissioned within weeks and negotiations are at an advanced staged for Unit III and IV. 

Sati Kazanova, Russian Muslim singer, recites Sanskrit shlokas at 'Friends of India' event in Moscow - Watch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday held annual summit talks with a particular focus on stepping up cooperation in defence and nuclear energy.