The deaths came as pro-Russia separatists continue to battle Ukraine government forces.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko used commemorations of the liberation of Auschwitz as fodder for their current conflict.
“I wish you the same strength of will and spirit that the residents of blockaded Leningrad showed. Let’s do it together!” the diet’s creator said. Russians on Facebook were not impressed.
An opaque case involving Britain’s secret service, the Kremlin, and poisoned cups of tea has attracted worldwide attention. Here’s what you need to know…
Russian nationals charged with spying for Russia allegedly conspired to write questions for an unnamed Russian news outlet. “Definitely not RT,” an RT spokesperson said.
Standard and Poor’s declared that Russia’s debt was junk rated, thanks to “the effect we expect Russia’s weakening economy to have on its financial system.”
The FBI charged three Russian citizens on suspicion of engaging in economic espionage. One of them has been arrested, two of them remain at large.
The president is again pointing the finger of blame at Moscow for the latest breakdown in the cease-fire between Ukraine’s government and Russian-backed rebels.
Pro-Russian rebels unleashed a barrage of rocket fire against the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol Saturday. The rockets killed at least 30 civilians.
Russia’s federal communications agency called her approach to supporting vulnerable Russian teens “amateurish.”
“If there is no banking relationship, it means the countries are on the verge of war.”
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko begs for help at the Davos World Economic Forum while Russian oligarchs party.
Foreign groups deemed “undesirable” could have their assets frozen and their Russian employees could face fines and prison time, leaving human rights organizations deeply concerned.
Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov blamed the Charlie Hebdo attacks on the cartoonists themselves, the French government, and the CIA for stirring up extremists.
NASA banned alcohol, but that didn’t stop the Russians.
*books plane/appointment with Sasha Unisex.*
The video, which appeared to be staged, is directed at audiences in Russia and Russian-speaking Central Asian countries where ISIS is said to be gaining a foothold.
The summit’s failures were underscored Tuesday by a new outbreak of violence in eastern Ukraine.
Winter is coming. And coming and coming…
Russia’s government and many of its citizens have expressed their condolences and solidarity with the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre. But many Kremlin supporters are less sympathetic.
A new list of disorders that can disqualify people from driving ranges from “transsexualism” to “sadomasochism.”
The attack left four people injured, local media reported.
The Russian opposition leader has cut off his electronic monitoring tag, after being found guilty on trumped-up fraud charges. “The bracelet with some effort has been cut off with kitchen scissors.”
“Russian TV, particularly for the last couple of years, has been very aggressive,” the foreign minister of Latvia tells BuzzFeed News.
“This is the most painful option for me.”
The director of JFK and other classic movies made the claim in a Facebook post on Tuesday after interviewing Ukraine’s former president.
“We’re calling on people to follow the example of the witches and come out onto Manezhka and fly in the direction of the Kremlin,” group member Nadya Tolokonnikova tells BuzzFeed News.
A verdict in the latest case against Alexey Navalny was due to be delivered on Jan. 15 — but as a planned protest on the date grew, the court has suddenly changed the date for tomorrow.
The move could pave the way to closer ties with NATO – and anger Russia.
Photographer Amos Chapple takes a frigid journey into the coldest region of the world.