ANKARA/MOSCOW Hundreds of Kurdish forces remain near to Syria's northeast border despite a U.S.-brokered truce demanding their withdrawal and Turkey could resume its offensive in the area when the ceasefire expires, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said.
MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin stepped up Russia's push for influence in Africa days before he hosts a summit with African leaders, saying on Monday that Moscow could offer help without strings attached unlike what he cast as the exploitative West.
MOSCOW Russia said on Thursday it would issue a formal note of protest to the United States after police caught three U.S. diplomats in what it said was a restricted area near a closed military testing site. | Video
MOSCOW/JERUSALEM A Russian court sentenced a U.S.-Israeli woman to seven and a half years in jail for drug offences on Friday, a ruling Israel condemned as disproportionate and which her family said Moscow had linked to the fate of a Russian citizen detained in Israel.
MOSCOW Turkey's incursion into Syria is an opportunity for Russia to dial up its influence in the region as Washington appears to be pulling back, but the risks to Moscow's diplomacy will rise the longer the operation goes on, people close to the Kremlin say.
MOSCOW Russia's Justice Ministry on Wednesday formally labelled opposition leader Alexei Navalny's anti-corruption group a "foreign agent", a move the Kremlin's critics said was part of a coordinated government attack on the group.
MOSCOW Russia and China will sign a cooperation treaty aimed at combating illegal content on the Internet this month, Russia's state communications watchdog said on Tuesday, an example of deepening cooperation between the powers.
MOSCOW, Oct 8 Russia and China will sign a
cooperation treaty aimed at combating illegal content on the
Internet this month, Russia's state communications watchdog said
on Tuesday, an example of deepening cooperation between the
MOSCOW The Kremlin said on Friday that Moscow's move to help Beijing build an early warning system to detect missile attacks showed the two countries had a special relationship.
MOSCOW Russia remains a nation of heavy drinkers, but alcohol consumption has fallen 43 percent from 2003 to 2016, a key factor in the country's rapid rise in life expectancy, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday.