Jewish officials say an arson fire was set at the largest yeshiva in Russia as the faithful were gathered there for a Passover meal.
The presidents of Russia and Estonia have sat down for talks at the Kremlin for the first time in nearly a decade.
The Kremlin says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month.
Russia's Foreign Ministry has strongly rejected Israeli media reports claiming that Russian officials have taken the remains of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen out of Syria, where he was executed more than five decades ago.
Residents of a village in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula have been stunned by the sight of a polar bear prowling for food — hundreds of miles away from its usual habitat.
One of the protesters who barged onto the field last year to disrupt the World Cup final in Russia was briefly detained Tuesday by police in Moscow, activists said.
A Russian court has granted early release for a Moscow student who was sent to prison for trying to join the Islamic State group in Syria.
The Kremlin spokesman says it is not clear yet when and where the Russian president and the North Korea leader will meet for a rare summit.
A Moscow court has found a Norwegian man guilty of espionage and sentenced him to 14 years in a high-security prison.
With one week remaining until Ukraine's presidential election runoff, President Petro Poroshenko has come to the country's largest sports stadium for a proposed debate where his opponent didn't show up.
Lawmakers from Russia, Iran and Turkey are calling for Syria's territorial integrity to be preserved as remarks from Israel and the United States have renewed long-standing land disputes.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a Russian court order placing opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest in 2014 was unlawful and politically driven.
Kazakhstan's interim president has ordered an early presidential election in two months' time.
Activists say that police have detained several participants in a protest against the construction of a waste dump in northwestern Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for talks expected to focus on the situation in Syria and their two nations' booming economic ties.
The lawyer for an imprisoned Russian organized crime figure says the man has been charged in the 1998 assassination of reformist lawmaker Galina Starovoitova.
Russian officials say that nearly 100 illegally captured whales could be returned to the wild during the summer.
The debate about a presidential runoff debate in Ukraine is escalating.
An unmanned Russian spacecraft carrying more than three tons of cargo is headed for the International Space Station.
Kazakhstan's interim president is making his first foreign visit since being appointed two weeks ago, meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.