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As Russia congratulated its forces for foiling an alleged Islamist plot on Moscow, the discovery of the plan also pointed to the growing security threat before the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The rebels facilitated the New York-based group's access to facilities that had belonged to a government security agency and In Russia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov defended his country's continuing arms shipments to Syria, saying they violate no international norms.
A key witness in the investigation into Alexander Litvinenko's killing, who helped the murdered dissident compile a report on a senior businessman with strong ties to the Kremlin, is willing to give evidence at a public inquiry, The Independent has learnt.
In this Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 file photo, then, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, second right, Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone, second left, and Oleg Deripaska, toast after a signing ceremony in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, southern Russia.
The United Nations chief has voiced hope that North Korea will abandon its missile tests, after the Stalinist state fired three short-range missiles into the sea on Saturday.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon holds joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Sochi.
Russia sold advanced Yakhont antiship cruise missiles to Syrian President Bashar Assad, outfitted with an advanced guidance system that makes them more effective than the older version of the missile Russia sold to Syria, The New York Times cited two American officials as saying on Thursday.
NBC made it official Friday, announcing that original Voice coaches Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green will return for the fall cycle.
To compensate the losses caused by the severe hail-fall on May 12 in Armavir region, government allowed the Minister of Economy to acquire seeds of various cultured plants from "Skifagro" company and give them to the regional administration of Armavir region for granting it to those villagers of the region who mostly suffered loss of harvest as a ... (more)
The 17-year contract on the transit of Azerbaijani oil through Russian territory has been ceased.
Rosneft signed an agreement with the Volkswagen Group Rus signed an agreement aimed at the development of the compressed natural gas market in Russia, as well as the CNG-powered vehicles market.
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni on Friday criticized Russia for sending arms to the Syrian regime, stating that "the transfer of arms to Syria is clearly not positive and does not contribute to the stability of the region," according to AFP.
Highlights of the year-round schedule - which will be bolstered in February on the heels of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia - include "Believe," a new drama from J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron; the return of three-time Emmy winner James Spader in action thriller "The Blacklist"; and a comedy lineup that includes new series from "Friday Night ... (more)