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Russian Church to probe 'Gucci priest' over Instagram pics

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

A Russian priest who flaunted luxury items including Louis Vuitton bags and Gucci shoes on his Instagram account will face a disciplinary committee, an Orthodox Church spokesman said Monday.Vyacheslav...

Russia denies involved in France's 'Yellow vest' protests

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

The Kremlin on Monday denied involvement in the "yellow vest" protests that have rocked France, after reports that Russia-linked social media accounts are waging a campaign to encourage unrest.Britain's...

Some of the world's worst serial killers

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Ex-Russian policeman Mikhail Popkov, found guilty Monday of 56 murders while already in jail for 22, is one of the most prolific serial killers of recent times.Here is a recap of some of the others, starting...

Russian ex-policeman convicted over 56 murders

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

A Russian court on Monday found a former policeman guilty of 56 murders, while he is already serving a life sentence for killing 22 women, making him one of Russia's most prolific serial killers.The court...

Russian info war preceded Ukrainian ship seizures: EU

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Russia launched a year-long fake news campaign about Kiev's and NATO's plans for the Azov Sea before seizing three Ukrainian ships and their crew there, EU security commissioner Julian King alleged Monday.King...

Soviet dissident Lyudmila Alexeyeva dies aged 91

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

Lyudmila Alexeyeva, a Soviet-era dissident who became a symbol of resistance in modern-day Russia as a leading rights activist, died after a long illness at the age of 91 in Moscow on Saturday.In an extraordinary...

Ex-Soviet dissident Lyudmila Alexeyeva dies aged 91

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

Leading Russian rights activist and former Soviet dissident Lyudmila Alexeyeva died on Saturday at the age of 91, the Kremlin's human rights council said."This is a huge loss for the entire human rights...

New revelations in Russia probe: five things to know

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

New filings by federal prosecutors have brought major revelations about Russian efforts to forge links to US President Donald Trump before the 2016 election and about illegal payments he allegedly ordered...

Russian sought 'synergy' with Trump campaign in 2015: Mueller

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

A high-placed Russian offered Donald Trump's presidential campaign "synergy on a government level" in November 2015, well before previous reported contacts between the two sides, Special Counsel Robert...

US accuses Russia of lying on Syria attack to undermine truce

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

The United States and Britain accused Russia on Friday of fabricating a story about chemical weapons use by Syrian rebels and warned Moscow against undermining a shaky truce.Russia's defense ministry...

Russian offered Trump campaign 'political' cooperation in 2015

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

US prosecutors have revealed that a Russian offered cooperation to Donald Trump's campaign as early as 2015, declaring that the president's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen had provided "relevant" and "substantial"...

US govt seeks 'substantial' jail term for ex-Trump lawyer Cohen

7 December 2018 | 0 comments

US prosecutors asked a New York court Friday to hand down a "substantial" prison sentence to President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen, rejecting the lawyer's request for significant...

Cyprus dismisses Russia claim of US military build-up

7 December 2018 | 0 comments

Cyprus on Friday dismissed as baseless Russian claims that the US is seeking to establish a military foothold on the eastern Mediterranean island.Moscow warned earlier this week that a US military presence...

EU sanctions nine people over 'illegal' Ukraine polls

7 December 2018 | 0 comments

EU states have agreed to sanction nine people over recent "illegal" elections in Russian-backed breakaway eastern Ukraine, officials told AFP Friday, as tensions between Moscow and Kiev run high over...

Probe into Russian filmmaker Sokurov closed after Putin 'intervenes'

7 December 2018 | 0 comments

Russian police on Friday closed a probe into alleged embezzlement by a foundation set up by acclaimed director Alexander Sokurov to help young filmmakers, after President Vladimir Putin reportedly intervened.The...



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