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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.
A super-bright meteor exploded over the northern Russian city of Murmansk early Saturday morning , a little more than a year after another airburst lit up the skies above Chelyabinsk, about 1,300 miles to the southeast.
JEFFREY MANKOFF is Deputy Director of and a Fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Gazprom has unveiled the new Arctic crude blend called ARCO. It comes from the Arctic field in North-West Russia.
Washington is inching closer to imposing a tighter financial grip on Russia. The next round of sanctions could target more banks and the heart of the Russian economy - the energy sector.
Admit it. You wish you were Vladimir Putin right now. Enemies fear him. Allies are grateful to him.
Liberal Democratic Party leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky gestures as he speaks at a plenary session in the State Duma, parliament's lower chamber, Moscow, Russia, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.
It was a long way to come for a Russian beer enthusiast, but drink was so good he bought two brewing machines.