Photographer Yevgeny Popov, who was recently hiking in the Ural Mountains in search of a particularly rare bird, instead caught sight of perhaps an even rarer occurrence.
A Russian minister has proposed sanctions against French-based satellite company Eutelsat in retaliation for Paris' failure to deliver a helicopter-carrier warship last year.
Russia and Ukraine have agreed to discuss a "summer package" of gas supplies late this month, with Kiev winning an assurance it would not pay for energy delivered to rebel-held areas.
No normalization of ties between Ukraine and Russia is likely unless the region of Crimea, now under Russian control, is returned to Kiev's sovereignty, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said Tuesday.
Boris Nemtsov's girlfriend, Anna Duritskaya, who was with him at the moment he was shot, has returned to her native Ukraine, Russia's Investigative Committee said Tuesday.
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