British Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept two Russian Bear long-range bombers which had flown close to British airspace, the country's Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Thursday.
Russia's ruble slid in early trade on Thursday, extending losses from earlier in the week as falling oil prices and the threat of new European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis soured sentiment.
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will face Serena Williams in the final of the Australian Open after winning her semi-final 6-3, 6-2 against compatriot Ekaterina Makarova.
European Parliament President Martin Schulz warned leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday against diverging from the European Union's stance towards Russia in the Ukraine crisis.
The State Duma may adopt a resolution condemning what it refers to as West Germany's annexation of East Germany as the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, state news agency TASS reported Wednesday.
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