Society / Pleasure trip ends in tragedy for 4 Russian youths Pleasure trip ends in tragedy for 4 Russian youths

26 Jul, 11:26 PM 116 comments

Rescuers in Russia recovered four bodies and were searching for a fifth Saturday after a motor boat driven by a drunken person sunk in the Votkinsk Reservoir in Russia's Perm Territory in the Urals, emergencies services said

Politics / Mixed message from US administration baffles Russia Mixed message from US administration baffles Russia

26 Jul, 12:02 PM 104 comments

Russian leadership appears to be baffled by the "harsh criticism" of the Kremlin by US Vice President Joe Biden at a time when the two countries are trying hard to improve their ties

Russia in the World / Chechen warlord's associate identified among militants killed in Chechnya Chechen warlord's associate identified among militants killed in Chechnya

25 Jul, 11:21 PM 109 comments

Police have killed a group of militants in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Chechnya. The Chechen terrorist leader Doku Umarov’s close associate Issa Izerkhanov is believed to be among the militants killed during a shootout

Russia in the World / Three Russians killed, one injured as airliner crashes in Iran Three Russians killed, one injured as airliner crashes in Iran

25 Jul, 05:20 PM 113 comments

Seventeen people were killed and over 20 injured as a Il-62M passenger jet with 160 people on board skidded off the runway during landing in northeast Iran's Mashhad

Politics / Exiled Chechen leader ready for constructive dialogue Exiled Chechen leader ready for constructive dialogue

25 Jul, 04:50 PM 119 comments

A Chechen separatist envoy residing in London has officially recognized Chechnya’s new authorities as legitimate and is ready to cooperate with them

Politics / Playing the "Russian card" to aggravate Russian-Ukrainian relations: Foreign Minister Playing the "Russian card" to aggravate Russian-Ukrainian relations: Foreign Minister

25 Jul, 12:20 PM 97 comments

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called the extradition of a Russian diplomat from Ukraine “another step in a succession of unfriendly acts taken against Russia by the current leadership in Kiev” and deplored the possible adverse effects it may have on relations between the two countries

Russia in the World / World survey finds Russia’s popularity tumbling World survey finds Russia’s popularity tumbling

24 Jul, 07:22 PM 97 comments

A major survey sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts has found that the perception of Russia in the world has taken a sharp turn for the worse.



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