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Maxim Dadashev suffers a double whammy as his unbeaten streak comes to a halt
The halal economy, worth more than $2.1 trillion globally, is far from limited to meat. In Russia, the market is growing.
The Russian leader holds talks in Saint Petersburg with Viktor Medvedchuk, a pro-Moscow Ukrainian politician and businessman who has claimed Putin is his daughter's godfather
US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sounds the alarm over FaceApp's Russian developer, calling for the FBI and the consumer protection agency FTC to 'look into the national security & privacy risks' connected to the application
Russians find plenty to criticize about Netflix's latest period drama, 'The Last Czars'
The European Union says Russia should take 'substantial and transparent actions' to ensure compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
The Spektr-RG is a space observatory intended to replace the Spektr-R, known as the 'Russian Hubble'
NATO, which counts Turkey as one of its members, is 'concerned about the potential consequences' of the purchase
The emergencies ministry says that at least 5 people were injured, while the health ministry says it was at least 6
'We are inviting the US to avoid taking the wrong steps which would exclude diplomacy and dialogue and harm relations,' Turkey's foreign ministry says in a statement
'We didn't see any sign of Russia being willing to come back into compliance with the INF treaty,' says NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg
(UPDATED) Rome's historic center is on security lockdown for the visit with 50 streets blocked to traffic and Italian media reporting that mobile phone signals could be scrambled
Vladimir Putin's spokesman explains the secrecy surrounding the tragedy by saying the information 'belongs to the category of state secrets'
The tragedy in the far north has echoes of the sinking of the Kursk submarine in 2000 that claimed the lives of 118 personnel and shook the first year of Vladimir Putin's presidency
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia will do everything to help preserve the Iran nuclear accord
Bookmark for updates as Gilas Pilipinas Youth vies for its first triumph versus Russia in Greece on Tuesday, July 2 (Wednesday, July 3, Philippine time)
Investigations show a top Russian military intelligence officer coordinated a 2018 chemical attack in Salisbury, which saw former Russian spy Sergei Skripa and his daughter slumped over a park bench after being poisoned
Russian President Vladimir Putin slams ideas of freedom of sexuality as he defends Russia's ban on 'gay propaganda'
Turkey remains committed to the purchase, with Erdogan saying earlier this month: 'We have completed the business'
(UPDATED) The comments come as British Prime Minister Theresa May meets Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since the row over the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil
(UPDATED) Vladimir Putin says nothing, but grins in response to the US President's comment
The An-24 aircraft attempts an emergency landing at Nizhneangarsk airport but goes 100 meters off the tarmac, crashing 'into a waste treatment facility building'
In Zimbabwe, authorities seized soft drinks containing high levels of the active ingredient in drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction
Russian President Vladimir Putin also seeks to once again shift blame onto the Ukrainian authorities
'I think you might want to listen... there's nothing wrong with listening,' Trump said when asked by ABC News what he would do if a country such as Russia or China offered him such information
As police drag protesters into vans the crowd yell: 'Shame, on Russia Day, this is our country's day! Have you forgotten the constitution?'
Ivan Golunov, a 36-year-old reporter with independent media outlet Meduza, is arrested last week on charges his lawyers and supporters say were trumped up to punish him for his investigative work
Three top Russian dailies publish the same front page in an unprecedented act of solidarity and defiance over the arrest of Ivan Golunov
(UPDATED) Russian police say detained investigative journalist Ivan Golunov complained of feeling 'unwell', prompting them to send him to the hospital for 'assessment'
Supporters say the charge is a trumped-up punishment for Russian journalist Ivan Golunov's investigative reporting on high-level corruption
Investigative journalist Ivan Golunov is detained in central Moscow for drug offenses
Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin lash out at 'inequalities' in the global economic system and vow to pursue closer ties between their countries
The Russian ship had to carry out an emergency maneuver to avoid collision, the navy says, adding that it has sent a message of protest to the US cruiser's commanders
Russian audiences praised the series for what they said was its eerie accuracy
'Global issues related to national interests in the economic and social spheres and global security are more important than games of security services,' says Russian President Vladimir Putin
Huawei signs a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to develop a 5G network in the country over the next year
(UPDATED) Russia's Vladimir Putin says the visit is a 'key event' in relations between the two neighbors
The blast took place at the 'Kristall' factory in Dzerzhinsk about 400 kilometers east of Moscow
A film critic says that it had been 'very obvious' cuts had been made to the Russian version of 'Rocketman'
'And now Russia has disappeared because I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected,' says US President Donald Trump
(UPDATED) Not indicting Donald Trump is not equivalent to clearing him, Robert Mueller says, suggesting Congress has both the constitutional powers and the responsibility to pursue the case
'This is the rhetoric that will not help Ukraine to sort out the problem of the southeast,' says Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, referring to the separatist conflict in the ex-Soviet country's industrial east
The settlement, reached after the Dutch dragged Moscow to various courts, was reached after talks between Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok and Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov
The UN says at least 18 hospitals and clinics have been destroyed or damaged by air strikes and shelling over recent weeks, several of which were on UN "no target" lists that detail exact locations of the health facilities to the warring sides
'Iran and China need to think together and work together about preserving a multilateral global order and avoiding a unilateral global order,' says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
One of the 5 newly blacklisted figures is Ruslan Geremeyev, an interior ministry official in the restive North Caucasus region of Chechnya who is close to its leader Ramzan Kadyrov
Speaking for nearly two hours late into the evening in Putin's forested dacha in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Pompeo becomes the highest-ranking American to meet the Russian leader in 10 months
Pompeo's comments come during his first official visit to Russia, a key backer of Tehran
At a joint news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo renews US concerns that Moscow meddled in the 2016 election to try to tip the vote to President Donald Trump
The renewed diplomacy follows the long-awaited report in the United States which found that Russia interfered in the 2016 election