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EU urges Russia to release protesters `without delay`

The European Union on Monday urged Russia "to release without delay" what it said in a statement were peaceful demonstrators detained a day earlier during nationwide protests against corruption.

Russia denies supplying Taliban after NATO claim

Russia denies supplying Taliban after NATO claim

Russia has denied a top NATO general`s allegation that Moscow is secretly supplying the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Not seeking to influence presidential race in France: Putin on meeting Le Pen

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Kremlin is not seeking to influence the presidential race in France, but has the right to meet with representatives of the country`s political parties.

'Unfriendly forces trying to disrupt India-Russia ties'

India and Russia on Friday admitted there may be some "unfriendly forces or actors" who may be trying to create hindrances in bilateral relations.

Additional information sought on ex-US NSA's Russia ties

Republican and Democrat lawmakers are demanding more information about connections between President Donald Trump`s former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, a media report said.

Russia may be helping supply Taliban insurgents: US general

The top U.S. general in Europe said on Thursday that he had seen Russian influence on Afghan Taliban insurgents growing and raised the possibility that Moscow was helping supply the militants, whose reach is expanding in southern Afghanistan. 

'Donald Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians'

The FBI has information that indicates President Donald Trump`s associates may have communicated with suspected Russian operatives to influence the November presidential polls, a media report said.

Tensions spike as Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine spread to the Eurovision Song Contest today after Kiev banned a Russian contestant from entering the country over a past performance in Moscow-annexed Crimea.

Syrian army sends reinforcements to Hama province

Syrian army sends reinforcements to Hama province

The Syrian army is sending reinforcements to face a major rebel offensive in Hama province, a Syrian military source told Reuters on Wednesday, as insurgents pressed an attack in a western area critically important to President Bashar al-Assad.Bashar al-Assad.

Trump administration hosting first meeting of anti-ISIS coalition

Discussions on Wednesday will also focus on how to help Mosul rebuild and ways to tackle Islamic State operations in Libya and elsewhere.

It's in India's interest to build strong connectivity with all neighbours: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar

It's in India's interest to build strong connectivity with all neighbours: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar

S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that it was in India's interest to build strong connectivity with all neighbours.

FBI director to testify on Russia ties as Trump slams 'fake news'

FBI director to testify on Russia ties as Trump slams 'fake news'

The directors of the FBI and NSA are to give keenly awaited testimony before Congress Monday on what ties President Donald Trump may have with Russia and his explosive allegation that he was wiretapped by his predecessor Barack Obama.

Russia investigates suspicious prison death of space official

Russia investigates suspicious prison death of space official

The body of Vladimir Yevdokimov, an executive director at the Russian equivalent of NASA, was found on Saturday with knife wounds to the chest.

Japan PM to visit Russia for summit with Putin next month

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia in late April for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday.

Russia says summoned Israel's Ambassador over Israeli strike in Syria: Agency

The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel`s Ambassador to Moscow to protest an Israeli military strike near the Syrian city of Palmyra.

FBI director to testify on Russia ties, alleged wiretap

 The directors of the FBI and NSA are to give keenly awaited testimony before Congress today on what ties President Donald Trump may have with Russia and his explosive allegation that he was wiretapped by his predecessor Barack Obama.

FC Spartak fans mock BBC documentary with 'Blah Blah Channel' banner

FC Spartak fans mock BBC documentary with 'Blah Blah Channel' banner

The film was widely condemned in Russia for attempts to depict Russian sports community in a negative light.

Russia marks three years since Crimea takeover

Russia on Saturday marked a low-key third anniversary of the seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, as Kiev blasted the annexation of the strategic Black Sea peninsula as a "crime".

Minimalist snow art in Russia looks spectacular from space station!

Minimalist snow art in Russia looks spectacular from space station!

French astronaut Thomas Pesquest has shared a spectacular view of a snow art in Russia from space station.

India, Russia hold talks to boost economic cooperation

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev today held discussions with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on ways to boost economic cooperation including in the energy and diamond processing sectors.