It was the year that ended centuries of royal rule, brought two revolutions, ushered in Soviet domination and changed the course of Russian history irrevocably.Full Story
Four Russian military personnel were killed and two injured when their vehicle was targeted with explosives in central Syria last week, a defense ministry statement quoted by Russian agencies said Monday.Full Story
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for Russian intelligence agencies to bolster ties with their US counterparts in the fight against terrorism.
"Restoring dialogue with the special services of the United States and other NATO members is in our mutual interest," Putin told the country's FSB intelligence agency in a televised speech.Full Story
President Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed talk of a Russian connection as "non-sense," two days after the resignation of his national security adviser Michael Flynn renewed questions about Moscow interference in U.S. politics.
"This Russian connection non-sense is merely an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton's losing campaign," Trump said in an early morning post on Twitter.Full Story
Russia and Turkey on Wednesday staged their first joint air strikes against the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said.Full Story
Ukraine has filed a case at the U.N.'s top court accusing Russia of sponsoring "terrorism" and demanding Moscow pay damages for the shelling of civilians and the downing of flight MH17, officials said Tuesday.Full Story
Russian officials probing the crash of a Syria-bound military plane said Thursday that there was no explosion on board, but equipment was functioning abnormally when it plunged into the Black Sea.Full Story
Turkey and Russia are planning to implement a countrywide ceasefire in Syria before the start of the New Year, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday.Full Story
President Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to probe the crash of a Syria-bound military plane carrying 92 people including more than 60 Red Army Choir members, the Kremlin said Sunday.Full Story