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Visitors before Alexander Ivanov's "The Appearance of Christ to the People" at the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.
Canada is sending a message to Russia by deploying up to 500 people to monitor Ukraine's presidential election next month, a Harper government cabinet minister said Wednesday.
Robert Heard, who reported on Texas state government, politics and sports for The Associated Press, has died.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday said Kiev had failed to live up to its side of the peace bargain - and then smiled for Russia Today's Sophie Shevardnadze's camera.
THE West has always been a little squeamish about the idea of arming robots. Despite decades of development, no systems have ever been deployed and a vocal human rights campaign means it's unlikely to happen in the near future.
The Republic of Komi is also a home for the Virgin Forests of Komi - one of the last areas of untouched boreal forests in the world, listed in UNESCO World Heritage.
Most Russians view Vladimir Lenin as a good person and value his positive input to the country's history and development.
Russian authorities have denied reports that Ukrainian MP and former Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev had been slapped with a 5-year entrance ban to Crimea.
Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said Tuesday that the dispatch of troops from U.S. bases in Italy and Germany for military maneuvers near Russia's western border is in response to its aggression in Ukraine.
A masked pro-Russia protester pelts supporters of Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko with eggs outside a regional government building in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine April 22, 2014.
In the beginning of his speech the leader called upon Belarusians to take a stand for their independence, Interfax reports.
Western-led sanctions will not deliver a fatal blow to Russia's economy and may actually bring benefits, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday, adding Russians won't be caught in the political crossfire in Ukraine.
After a tit-for-tat series of delays, the United States conducted an Open Skies Treaty intelligence flight over Russian territory on Monday, a State Department official said.
Russian opposition activist and anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, right, is escorted to a court by a policeman, left, from his home, where he is currently staying under house arrest in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
The world is ripe with irony -- some of it so ready to fall from the tree of truth that it's rotting on the branches of incongruity and contradiction.
Crimeans watch an April 17 television broadcast, as Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual call-in live broadcast, on the seafront in Sevastopol, Crimea.