On eve of Greece visit, Putin says problems with EU can be solved

Greece, along with Cyprus, are among EU member states with close relations to Moscow.

Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: Report

An Australian law firm has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of families of victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down in 2014, media reported.

'Broad agreement' to seek meeting with Russia: NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman swiftly welcomed the NATO announcement, but said all dialogue must include a respect for Russia's interests.

No drop in Russian military strength in Syria: US

Russia`s military strength in Syria has barely changed since President Vladimir Putin announced a partial withdrawal from the war-torn country in March, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

Panama signs onto OECD tax information exchange pact

OECD officials say they have long tried to get Panama to agree to their common reporting standards on exchanging tax information, to no avail.

Russia-US cooperation will lead to fundamental changes in Syria: Putin

Russia-US cooperation will lead to fundamental changes in Syria: Putin

According to the president, the situation in Syria "remains complicated," with the Russia-US-backed ceasefire still not fully implemented.

Russia marks WWII victory anniversary with military parade – In Pics

Russia marks WWII victory anniversary with military parade – In Pics

An estimated 27 million of the former Soviet Union`s soldiers and civilians were killed in World War II.

Japanese PM Abe meets Putin looking to warm ties despite island dispute

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in a rare visit by a G7 leader as the two sides sought to bolster ties and make progress on a decades-long territorial dispute.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits Vladimir Putin looking to warm ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in a bid to bolster ties and seek to resolve a decades-long territorial dispute.

MUST WATCH: Five amazing similarties between two world leaders - PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin

MUST WATCH: Five amazing similarties between two world leaders - PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Here is a video that beautifully explains five amazing similarties between the two world leaders - PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Watch - Maiden rocket launch from Russia's brand new Vostochny Cosmodrome!

Watch - Maiden rocket launch from Russia's brand new Vostochny Cosmodrome!

As per reports, the lift-off took place at 5:01am Moscow time (2:01am GMT) on Thursday.  

Putin slams Russian space failures after delayed launch

Putin slams Russian space failures after delayed launch

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday criticised Russia`s large number of space failures after the first rocket launch from the country`s new Vostochny cosmodrome was delayed minutes before blast-off.

Vladimir Putin `not entirely persuaded` by European unity: Barack Obama

Vladimir Putin `not entirely persuaded` by European unity: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama said Monday that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is trying to undermine European unity, which he sees as a threat.

Russia wants Interpol to put Khodorkovsky on wanted list

Russia wants Interpol to put Khodorkovsky on wanted list

Russian prosecutors say they are lobbying Interpol to put Russia's once richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky on a wanted list.

Barack Obama to send up to 250 more troops to Syria

Barack Obama to send up to 250 more troops to Syria

US troops in Syria are mandated to advise and assist Syrian rebel and anti-Islamic State forces.

Kremlin denies reports on Russian forces' fire on Israeli planes in Syria

The Kremlin on Friday denied media reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had discussed alleged incidents involving Russian forces in Syria and Israeli military aircraft.

NATO chief says Russia maintains `considerable military presence` in Syria

NATO chief says Russia maintains `considerable military presence` in Syria

A month ago Russian President Vladimir Putin surprised the West by ordering the "main part" of his forces to pull out.

NATO, Russia hold first major talks since 2014 despite tensions

NATO and Russia held their highest level talks for nearly two years on Wednesday, in a bid to ease military tensions over the Baltic Sea and the simmering violence still gripping eastern Ukraine.

UN battles to save Syria peace talks as opposition walks out

 The UN was struggling Monday to keep troubled Syria peace negotiations on track, as the opposition suspended its "formal participation" in the talks in protest at escalating violence on the ground.

Obama calls Putin expresses concern over Syrian situation

 US President Barack Obama today spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to express his concern over the status of cessation of hostilities in Syria as the two leaders affirmed the need to end attacks and ensure humanitarian access to all besieged areas.