Russia's top security chief is raising alarm about Islamic extremists massing on Afghanistan's northern border.
The Kremlin says the arrest of three senior officers of Russia's top spy agency reflects a no-holds-barred fight against corruption.
Leading journalists at Russia's main business daily newspaper say they have been forced to quit over an article that predicted the resignation of the speaker of the country's upper house of parliament.
Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold.
The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog.
Ukraine's parliament has voted to swear the new president into office next week, opening the possibility of a snap parliamentary election.
Several dozen people have been detained at a rally to protest the construction of a cathedral in a popular park in Russia's fourth-largest city.
Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia's fourth-largest city before what's expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedral.
A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia's fourth-largest city while protesting plans to start construction of a cathedral in a city park.
A Ukrainian court has rejected an appeal of a lower court ruling that said the nationalization of the country's largest commercial bank had been illegal.
Several hundred demonstrators protesting plans to construct a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city have clashed with police.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says his country isn't interested in negotiating a nuclear arms control treaty with the United States and Russia.
When Ukraine's would-be president Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed his ballot to a swarm of TV and photo cameras on election day, little did he know that he would not only win the vote by a landslide — but would also face a fine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin scored eight goals in an exhibition ice-hockey game with former NHL players.
A prominent Russian journalist whose TV reports changed between acclaiming President Vladimir Putin to scathing criticism has died.
Moscow police have detained a member of the Pussy Riot protest group for the second time in a month and a Russian official says he expects she will face drug charges.
Wildfires are blazing on about 58,000 hectares (145,000 acres) throughout the eastern reaches of Russia, threatening small villages and forcing the evacuation of children and senior citizens from at least one village.
Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the annual military Victory Day parade in Red Square that the country will continue to strengthen its armed forces.
A survivor of the Russian commercial airliner that crash-landed in Moscow on Sunday, killing 41 people, says a flash of lightning was heard moments before the plane began its emergency descent.