Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kremlin says new charges against Russian track federation won't derail preparations
Federation president Dmitry Shlyakhtin and anti-doping official Elena Ikonnikova were among seven people charged Thursday for allegedly faking medical documents used as an alibi by an athlete who failed to make himself available for drug testing
Blast at Russian missile testing site: Radiation levels up to 16 times the norm at nearby town, says country's weather service
Radiation levels were up to 16 times the norm in a nearby town after an explosion at a Russian missile testing site, the national weather service said.
International Paralympic Committee set to lift Russia suspension over doping scandal, but with conditions
The International Paralympic Committee said on Friday it will conditionally readmit Russia by March this year, lifting a suspension imposed over a doping scandal.
Amid US-Venezuela political standoff, Russia warns Washington against military interference in South American nation
Countries like Colombia have extended their support for Juan Guaidó as the Interim President of Venezuela, with the US urging other "western hemisphere governments" to recognise Guaido's leadership.
Russia has long denied any involvement in the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury and insisted it is ready to cooperate on any investigation.
Kremlin says Syrian army 'getting ready to solve terrorism problem' in Idlib, does not provide timeframe for offensive
Idlib is held by a complex array of rebels and jihadists, many of whom have been blacklisted as "terrorists" by world powers. Syrian government forces are now massing around the northwestern province in preparation for the assault.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Russian president was working to develop ties with EU member states, and that the strained relationship is not Russia's doing.
Premier League: Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich receives Israeli citizenship, confirms country's ambassador
The Israeli diplomat stressed that Abramovich will receive a warm welcome, adding that he hopes the Russian will "invest at least part of his riches in our economy."
Britain says 'overwhelmingly likely' Vladimir Putin made decision to use nerve agent on former Russian spy
British foreign secretary Boris Johnson said that it was overwhelmingly likely that Vladimir Putin himself made the decision to use a military-grade nerve toxin to strike down a former Russian agent on English soil.
Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus disrupting companies.
Russia plane crashes near Moscow: All 71 passengers, including three children, dead; Vladimir Putin offers 'profound condolences'
A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed near Moscow on Sunday minutes after taking off, killing everyone on board in one of the country's worst ever aviation disasters.
Court of Arbitration for Sport lift bans on 28 Russian athletes accused of doping at 2014 Winter Olympics
CAS said, "In 28 cases, the evidence collected was found to be insufficient to establish that an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) was committed by the athletes concerned."
President Vladimir Putin orders government to organise sports competition for banned Russian athletes
Putin "reminded the cabinet of the decision to organise a competition for those of our athletes who had not been allowed to take part in the Olympic Games," Russian news agencies quoted Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying.
President Vladimir Putin laughed off a US list of Russians tapped for possible sanctions, joking that he was offended his name was not on it, but nevertheless branded it an "unfriendly act"
Winter Olympics 2018: Russian athletes excluded from Pyeongchang Games over 'serious' suspicions over doping history
All Russian athletes left off the eligibility list for next month's Winter Games had "serious indications" of doping in their history, the head of the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.
Russia terms continuous strain between Moscow-Washington relations 'major disappointment of the year'
The Kremlin views the continued strain on Russia's relations with the United States as a major disappointment of the year, Vladimir Putin's spokesman said
Vladimir Putin to address Russian media today, first time after announcing candidacy for 2018 presidential election
Russian president Vladimir Putin will hold an annual press conference on Thursday, his first major public appearance since announcing he would seek a new six-year term in March 2018 elections
Russia said it had lost contact Tuesday with a weather satellite just hours after it was launched from its Vostochny cosmodrome, in only the second rocket liftoff from the new spaceport.
The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has taken part in major military drills and personally launched four ballistic missiles as part of the exercises.