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Russian emergency authorities lifted a tsunami warning on Friday several minutes after they announced one, following an earthquake in the Sea of Okhotsk off Russia's eastern coast.
A strong, deep earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 8.2 struck in the Sea of Okhotsk off the Russian coast tonight, but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no threat of a destructive tsunami to Hawaii.
Russia issued a tsunami warning for the Sakhalin Island region in its Far East after a deep sea earthquake measured at a magnitude of 8.2 by the US Geological Survey.
MOSCOW, May 23 The Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday dismissed as "politicized" the Religious Freedom Report recently published by the US Department of State and said that such documents incite religious conflicts.
"Chekhov," V.S. Pritchett's now-classic biography of the 19th century Russian story writer, physician, and playwright, is newly available in an audiobook edition beautifully narrated by Antony Ferguson.
Russia's top military officer on Thursday voiced skepticism about deeper nuclear arms cuts, saying they should require parallel reductions in non-nuclear precision weapons.
MOSCOW, May 23 Russian and US perceptions of each other's role in the world have deteriorated over the past year, hitting their lowest point since 2009, according to a new survey commissioned by the BBC World Service.
The two main smoke trails left by the Russian meteorite as it passed over the city of Chelyabinsk.
Russian Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi ordered preparation of an evacuation plan on Thursday for the country's North Pole 40 drifting polar research station, due to the break-up of the ice floe it is located on.
In this Monday Oct. 1, 2012 file photo, feminist punk group Pussy Riot members, from left, Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass cage at a court room in Moscow, Russia.
Russia's Uralkali OAO would delay two of its potash mine expansion projects for as long as a decade if rival BHP Billiton builds the world's biggest mine of the crop nutrient, Uralkali's chief executive said in an interview.
WASHINGTON, May 22 Republican US lawmakers are taking steps to bar the United States from sharing classified missile defense technology information with Russia, draft legislation that was amended in the US Congress Wednesday shows.
As the U.S. and Russian governments trade accusations over espionage activities and human rights abuses, Baker & McKenzie of counsel Thomas Firestone, a former Justice Department official and liaison to the U.S. embassy in Moscow, has been expelled from the country.
In Orekhovo-Zuevo, the Moscow region, special services blocked three terrorists, who planned to conduct a terrorist attack in Moscow.
The head of the Council of Europe demanded on Wednesday that Russia allow gay rallies, weighing in on what has become an increasingly divisive issue since Vladimir Putin returned to the presidency.
A Russian official undermined state prosecutors' case against protest leader Alexei Navalny at his trial on theft charges on Wednesday, saying that he had done no harm.