Russia and the United States have a signed a bilateral agreement for protecting, controlling, and accounting for nuclear materials, continuing important aspects of a now-defunct program that was seen as a cornerstone of post-Soviet cooperation between the former foes.
Diplomats at a conference organized by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe all agreed Tuesday that international organizations were vital in helping to overcome the Cold War spirit that still besets relations across the East-West divide, but they were unable to provide any clear answers to the issues on the agenda.
Russia has begun delivering tanks, artillery cannons and rocket launchers worth $1 billion to Azerbaijan, a Moscow-based defense group said Tuesday, as Baku strengthens its military readiness in the volatile South Caucasus.
When the time came to vaccinate her 4-year-old daughter, Yelena Hlushko hesitated, spooked by widespread fears in Ukraine about vaccines and by a boil her older child developed after an immunization shot.
The former head of Izhmash, which makes the Kalashnikov assault rifle among other weapons, was detained in Izhevsk and whisked to Moscow to face charges of fraud as the Kremlin's anti-corruption crackdown expands in the defense industry.
Russian society is disillusioned with the wayward anti-Kremlin protest movement, and the center-left Just Russia party will not pander to self-proclaimed opposition leaders, the party's chairman said Thursday.
British police believe that foul play cannot be completely ruled out in the death of Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, whose body was found over the weekend with a piece of material around his neck, an inquest heard on Thursday.
Signaling an eagerness to maintain cozy ties with Venezuela, President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for even stronger relations and praised the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez as "a close friend of Russia."
Renters of high-end apartments can now chose from offerings on a newly published list of the highest-priced properties in the city, though it might be necessary to win the lottery first to finance such a glamorous life among gold vases and Greek columns.
Staring down the barrel of the slowing economy and falling tax revenue, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov on Tuesday rejected proposals to lay responsibility for growth on the Central Bank and offered his way out of the government's predicament — devalue the ruble.
President Vladimir Putin clashed with other world leaders over the civil war in Syria at a tense Group of 8 summit, blocking any mention of the fate of Syrian leader Bashar Assad from a final communique issued Tuesday.