New Russian bill introduces punishment for insulting state

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian lawmakers passed legislation Thursday that imposes restrictions on online media and criminalizes…

MOSCOW | Putin focuses on social issues in state-of-the-nation speech

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles…

MOSCOW | AP Interview: Envoy says Russia’s clout in Afghanistan rises

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat says that because America “completely failed” in Afghanistan, this…

MOSCOW | Official: Russia’s political system a good model for others

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior policy adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin predicted that the nation’s…

MOSCOW | Russia says US ignored offer to inspect controversial weapon

MOSCOW —Jan 16, 2019—Top Russian officials on Wednesday ridiculed allegations that U.S. President Donald Trump could…

MOSCOW | Russian, Japanese foreign ministers discuss disputed islands

MOSCOW— Jan 14, 2019—The top diplomats of Russia and Japan held talks Monday about disputed islands…

MOSCOW | Putin crows as he oversees Russian hypersonic weapons test

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw a test Wednesday of a new hypersonic glide vehicle,…

MOSCOW | Putin issues ominous warning on rising nuclear war threat

MOSCOW — The world is facing a rising threat of a nuclear war because of the…

MOSCOW | Putin hails another year of Russian economic growth

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday hailed another year of Russian economic growth after a…

MOSCOW | Ukraine demands Russia release vessels as tensions build

MOSCOW — Ukraine’s president demanded Monday that Russia immediately release Ukrainian sailors and vessels seized in…

MOSCOW | Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station

MOSCOW — A Russian Soyuz rocket sent a cargo ship on its way to the International…

MOSCOW | Putin praises Russian GRU military intel for its 100 years

MOSCOW  — President Vladimir Putin congratulated Russia‘s GRU military intelligence on its centenary Friday, hailing the…

MOSCOW | Cuban president arrives in Russia for economic talks

MOSCOW  — Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel arrived in Russia on Thursday for talks expected to focus…

MOSCOW | Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea

MOSCOW— An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond…

MOSCOW | Russian and Egyptian presidents sign partnership treaty

MOSCOW  — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi signed a strategic cooperation treaty…

MOSCOW | NASA official: Tense moments but calm crew in aborted launch

MOSCOW — NASA’s chief heard one reassuring sound over the radio link after the aborted launch…

MOSCOW | US astronaut thanks Russian rescuers for their quick work

MOSCOW  — U.S. astronaut Nick Hague thanked Russian rescue teams Friday for quickly reaching him and…