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Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and another three wounded in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country's separatist east, the military said Monday.Two servicemen...

Pokemon Go players risk all for their monsters

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

Walk into a minefield, enter a military base or simply cross the road without looking: fans of Pokemon Go are prepared to do whatever it takes to capture the likes of Pikachu and its friends.

UN Syria envoy to meet US, Russian officials Tuesday

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura will hold talks Tuesday with top US and Russian officials in Geneva in a bid to revive flagging peace talks, his office said. US mission spokesman Paul Patin told AFP...

Trial opens over murder of Kremlin critic Nemtsov

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

A Moscow military court on Monday began an initial closed-door hearing in the trial of the suspects in the shock murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov last year, a lawyer said.Nemtsov, a former deputy...

Six Ukrainian soldiers killed as clashes surge

24 July 2016 | 0 comments

Six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and thirteen wounded in a fresh surge of fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country's war-torn east, Kiev said Sunday."In the past...

Russian breaks round-the-world hot air balloon record: crew

23 July 2016 | 0 comments

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov on Saturday broke the record for the fastest round-the-world flight in a hot air balloon, his crew said.Flight coordinator John Wallington said Konyukhov, who took off...

Russian breaks round-the-world hot air balloon record: crew

23 July 2016 | 0 comments

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov on Saturday broke the record for the fastest round-the-world flight in a hot air balloon, his crew said.Flight coordinator John Wallington said Konyukhov, who took off...

Kerry announces fresh talks with Russia on Syria

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday announced he would hold talks on the war in Syria with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of a regional summit next week in Laos."I think...

Russian warplanes targeted US, British outpost in Syria: report

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

Russian warplanes bombed a remote outpost in Syria used by elite US and British forces last month as well as another site linked to the CIA, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.The Journal, which...

Up, up and away! Hot-air balloonist set to beat world record

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

A Russian adventurer who took to the skies in a hot-air balloon for a round-the-world trip is set to break the current record when he lands in Australia Saturday, his crew said.Fedor Konyukhov, who had...

Moscow restarts air travel for Russians to Turkey

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

Moscow on Friday lifted a temporary ban on air travel for Russian citizens to Turkey imposed over fears of unrest after a failed coup in the country. "From July 22 2016 regular air connections for all...

Russian agent gets 10 years over export violations

21 July 2016 | 0 comments

A convicted Russian agent was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally exporting advanced electronics with military applications.A federal judge in Brooklyn also ordered...

Kremlin confirms Putin and Erdogan to meet in Russia early August

20 July 2016 | 0 comments

The Kremlin confirmed on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan plan to meet in Russia in early August."A meeting between Putin and Erdogan is...

Russia detains investigators over huge mob boss bribes

19 July 2016 | 0 comments

Russia's security service on Tuesday detained senior investigators on suspicion of taking bribes of up to $1 million from mafia bosses in return for letting their cases drop.The FSB security service said...

Seven Ukraine troops die in worst clashes in two months

19 July 2016 | 0 comments

Ukraine said Tuesday seven of its soldiers had been killed and 14 wounded in "very heated" fighting that marked the bloodiest clashes with pro-Russian separatists in two months.The announcement -- the...

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