Putin: "stupid" to think Russia is preparing attack on NATO state

Russia is not preparing to attack a NATO member state, as that is "just unthinkable, stupid and unrealistic," President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

Putin: Ukraine cutting power off in Crimea was "serious crime"

Ukraine's shut-off of electricity and drinking water to Crimea following Russia's annexation of the peninsula was "on the verge of a crime against humanity," Russian President Vladimir Putin said...

14 killed in Syria strikes as Russia says new Aleppo truce unlikely

Some 14 people were killed in what appeared to be Russian airstrikes in northern Syria on Monday, a monitoring group said, while a Russian minister said that Moscow was not currently considering a...

Report: Three dead amid two gas blasts in Russia

A pair of gas explosions striking homes claimed at least three lives Sunday and left at least 20 wounded, according to officials and Russian media.

Lander crash has not endangered Mars mission, Russian experts say

The Russian-European ExoMars space mission remains on track despite the Mars lander Schiaparelli's crash on Wednesday, Russian experts say.

Report: Russian helicopter crash kills 19

19 people have been killed and three more are injured after a Russian military helicopter crash-landed in the country's northern Yamal region, news agency TASS reported Saturday, citing an unnamed...

Probe headed to Mars in make-or-break moment for Euro-Russia mission

Seven months after its launch, a multibillion-dollar project to look for traces of life on Mars faced a crucial moment Wednesday as a test lander hurtled in the direction of the Red Planet.

Putin confidant denies plans for new KGB in interview

The KGB secret service is not being revived in Russia, former Kremlin chief of staff Sergey Ivanov said in an interview published Tuesday.

Russian border patrol kills North Korean sailor during boat search

Russian border protection soldiers killed a North Korean sailor during a brawl on a boat that the Russian authorities had stopped to search.

Aleppo becoming 'kill box' for children, Doctors Without Borders says

Unrelenting airstrikes on a besieged rebel section of Syria's northern city of Aleppo have turned it into a "kill box" for children, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned on...

Assad wants to conquer Aleppo and force "terrorists back to Turkey"

Syria's northern city of Aleppo is a decisive point in the country's civil war, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview published in Russia on Friday.

Russia to send India S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems

Russia is expected to clinch a deal to provide India with S-400 long-range anti-aircraft missile systems, an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

Kerry, Lavrov to meet for Syria talks on Saturday in Switzerland

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday to discuss the conflict in Syria.

Putin: France trying to stir up "anti-Russian hysteria"

Russian President Vladimir Putin told an international investment forum in Moscow on Wednesday that France has been trying to stir up "anti-Russian hysteria in the mass media under its control."...

Russian-Turkish pipeline installation in Black Sea to begin next year

Installation of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline in the Black Sea will begin next year, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Wednesday.