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(UPDATED) The workers died when a dam on the Seiba River collapsed in the early hours of Saturday and flooded several cabins where they lived, authorities say
Putin invited Erdogan 'for a working visit in the coming days. The invitation was accepted,' Putin's office says in a statement on October 15
Deals worth more than $1.3 billion, notably in the energy, advanced technology and health sectors, were tabled during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit, according to the Russian Direct Investment Fund
(UPDATED) Alexei Leonov is laid to rest at a military cemetery in Mytishchi in a ceremony that includes a gun salute and a service by a Russian Orthodox priest
The maker of Century Tuna inks supply deals with top Russian food firms
(UPDATED) The early morning raids target more than 100 offices and homes in 30 cities, the opposition says, including the headquarters of Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) in Moscow
(UPDATED) Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit follows attacks on Saudi oil installations that Riyadh and Washington have blamed on Moscow ally Tehran
Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official
The May strikes are part of a larger pattern of medical facilities targeted by forces supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country's devastating civil war
An Iranian government spokesman says she was being held over alleged visa violations but the Russian embassy says she had been accused of working for Israeli security services
The Russian government has a controversial list of foreign agent organizations, which implies spying for a foreign government. This has led to many of the groups closing down.
Rosneft, the Russian firm which ruffled China's feathers with its oil and gas projects in Vietnam, is offered a chance to pursue a similar project in Philippine waters
The senator worries over safety, including dealing with waste, after the Philippines and Russia signed a deal on the construction of nuclear power plants
'Mukha ba kaming walang pera? May pera po kami at yung perang 'yan ay gift sa amin 'yan ng mga taong sumusuporta sa amin'
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte gets his first honorary degree from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations University, Russia's premier school for international relations which is run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Several business deals – including exploring the prospects of building nuclear power plants in the Philippines – are signed on the sidelines of the Philippines-Russia Business Forum in Moscow keynoted by President Rodrigo Duterte
The President hits traditional western powers for supposedly encumbering his war on drugs that has killed thousands of Filipinos
Hosts repeatedly ask the verbose Philippine leader to wrap up his long answers, in which he rants about the US, justifies his drug war, and even jokes about 'killing girls'
(UPDATED) 'President Duterte told President Putin the remarkable progress of Philippines-Russia relations after he sought the rebalancing of traditional partnerships and the deepening of relations with non-traditional partners,' says Malacañang
The man files suit in a Moscow court after an incident this summer in which a cryptocurrency called 'GayCoin' was delivered via a smartphone app, rather than the Bitcoin he had ordered
The Philippine President's loose tie and crumpled-looking collar during a bilateral meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev raises some eyebrows on Twitter
Rosneft is the same oil company helping Vietnam drill oil in waters being claimed by China. Beijing has issued warnings against Rosneft's operations.
Philippine Ambassador to Russia Carlos Sorreta says the labor agreement is envisioned to grant Filipinos working in Russia 'legal status'
The Philippine leader and several Cabinet members will visit Sochi and Moscow from October 2 to 5
The Russian foreign ministry says the new US sanctions on several Russians – including a businessman tied to President Vladimir Putin and a disinformation operation accused of conspiring to manipulate the US 2018 midterm election – 'will not go unanswered'
Filipinos can visit Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region with a free e-visa for a stay of up to 8 days
Trump makes the previously unreported comments during the same May 2017 Oval Office meeting in which he revealed highly classified information on ISIS
The Philippine leader will attend the Valdai Forum in Sochi and speak to students of the Moscow State Institute for International Relations
Putin says, 'We believe that any refusal to have dialogue is irrational, harms the country, and only threatens the population's well-being'
The Gulf of Guinea, whose coastline stretches in a huge arc from Liberia to Gabon, is notorious for piracy
The Philippine President accepts the invitation of his 'idol' Russian President Vladimir Putin, for another visit to Russia
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host Presidents Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani in Ankara for the latest summit on the Syrian conflict
The Rosatom nuclear agency says the Akademik Lomonosov will start operating by year-end once connected to the local electricity grid
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports regime fire in various parts of southern Idlib, including close to a Turkish military observation post
Top protest leader Alexei Navalny says the raids are the result of Kremlin 'hysteria' after allies of President Vladimir Putin suffered major losses in local elections in Moscow
'We judge on acts not declarations or intentions. When we see progress, then we can say that something has changed,' says deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov
The source, who had been providing information for decades, had access to Putin and had sent pictures of high-level documents on the Russian leader's desk, CNN reports
The RAND report on hostile social manipulation says countries are using common disinformation practices to gain a competitive advantage
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hails the prisoner swap as a 'first step' towards ending the country's conflict with Russia
Audrey Elise Lorber 'kept the narcotic substance for her personal use' but the US use permit 'is not valid on Russian territory,' says Saint Petersburg's courts press service
Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga and Vladimir Putin sign a series of agreements including joint investment funds to finance Mongolia's infrastructure developments
Moscow's Presnensky district court finds Vladislav Sinitsa guilty of extremism charges, and rules he must serve 5 years in a penal colony
Ilya Azar, Lyubov Sobol, and Nikolai Lyaskin are detained in late-night arrests on Monday
The Saturday gathering is said to be 'noticeably calmer than previous similar protests'
The Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria says the ceasefire aims 'to stabilize the situation' in Idlib and urged anti-government fighters to 'abandon armed provocations and join the peace process'
The meeting comes ahead of a September 16 summit in Ankara that will bring together the main foreign players in Syria's conflict – Putin, Erdogan and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani
US President Donald Trump, who will host next year's G7 summit, says he would certainly invite Russia to the event, though he doubted his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would want to come if it was only as a guest
Asked about inviting Russia to next year's G7 Summit, US President Donald Trump responds: 'That I don't know. It's certainly possible.'
(UPDATED) The life-size robot, named Fedor, was to spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts in the space station
Turkey and Russia back opposing sides in the Syrian conflict but have worked closely, along with Iran, to find a political solution for Syria