MOSCOW An anti-Kremlin opposition candidate has won a rare seat in Moscow's legislature with the help of some army votes, election data showed, suggesting that discontent over falling living standards may have reached parts of the military.
MOSCOW A Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences was taken to court on Saturday to face possible arrest, after being hospitalised with suspected head injuries.
LONDON/MOSCOW Russia's state pipeline monopoly Transneft will compensate all parties for losses incurred from contaminated oil, but they must prove the damage, a government official said on Thursday, as the first European refinery declared force majeure.
MOSCOW The Kremlin protested on Wednesday over the extradition from ex-Soviet Georgia to the United States of a Russian man accused of smuggling F-16 fighter jet manuals into Russia in breach of U.S. arms export law.
MOSCOW, May 8 Staff at a Moscow airport
scrambled fire crews one minute after a malfunctioning passenger
jet crash-landed on Sunday, raising questions among some senior
Russian aviation industry figures about whether the staff acted
MOSCOW Russian investigators have asked a court in Moscow to free detained U.S. investor Michael Calvey from custody at a hearing later this week and to place him under house arrest instead, the court said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW The U.S. government has named a Russian ship on a list of vessels suspected of providing fuel to Pyongyang, a month after Reuters reported the same ship violated sanctions by carrying out a clandestine transfer to a North Korean tanker.
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia A Russian tanker violated international trade sanctions by transferring fuel to a North Korean vessel at sea at least four times between October 2017 and May 2018, two crew members who witnessed the transfers said.
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Feb 26 A Russian tanker
violated international trade sanctions by transferring fuel to a
North Korean vessel at sea at least four times between October
2017 and May 2018, two crew members who witnessed the transfers
MOSCOW, Feb 21 Russia's biggest bank Sberbank
is in talks to buy Russian media company Rambler Group
from businessman Alexander Mamut, several sources close to the