Russia


Trump’s oil sanctions leave Russian exporters $1bn richer

2019-08-16 14:07

US President Donald Trump’s sanctions against Iran and Venezuela have inadvertently increased demand for a Russian brand of crude oil, boosting revenues for the nation’s exporters.

WATCH | Russian police probe video of officer beating woman

2019-08-13 11:28

Russia's interior ministry has opened an investigation after a video showing a riot policeman punching a woman in the stomach during a protest for free elections went viral.

Russia mourns 'heroes' killed in missile test

2019-08-12 05:32

The city where Russia's main nuclear research facility is based announced a day of mourning for five staff killed during a missile test that caused elevated radiation levels.

WATCH | Russia missile test blast kills five

2019-08-10 21:56

Russia's nuclear agency said Saturday an explosion during missile testing in the Arctic left five of its staff dead and involved radioactive isotopes after a nearby city reported a spike in radiation levels.

WATCH | Russians reflect on 20 years of Putin

2019-08-08 18:12

Vladimir Putin has held power for 20 years but he is still well behind the record terms of Cuba's late Fidel Castro and North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung.

Johnson faces UK election test as Brexit battle looms

2019-08-01 12:18

Britain's Boris Johnson faces his first test at the ballot box in a by-election that could reduce his parliamentary majority to one, making it harder to enact his Brexit plan.

Journalists investigating Russia targeted by cyberattacks: ProtonMail

2019-07-28 09:54

Reporters investigating Russian military intelligence have been targeted by highly sophisticated cyberattacks through their encrypted email accounts, with evidence suggesting Moscow was responsible, according to the email service provider ProtonMail and journalists.

US House panel to ask court for Mueller grand jury material

2019-07-27 08:33

Democrats are trying to focus public attention on Mueller's words and on his 448-page report's contents.

Trump calls Mueller hearing a national 'embarrassment'

2019-07-24 20:34

President Donald Trump on Wednesday described Robert Mueller's testimony to Congress on the Russia probe as an "embarrassment" to the nation, mocking his Democratic rivals for asking the former special counsel to appear on Capitol Hill.

WATCH: Russian breeding scheme 'sees beavers recover from near-extinction'

2019-07-14 08:22

A successful breeding scheme in southern Russia has seen the beaver population rise to more than 700 000 from near-extinction less than a century ago.

 

Russian village evacuation as rocket blast sparks radiation fears

2019-08-14 05:15

Nyonoksa residents asked to leave within a day after last week's explosion that spiked radiation levels up to 16 times.

Russia slams Google | Al-Aqsa clashes resume: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-08-12 06:09

Russia slams Google after election protests | Al-Aqsa clashes resume after Israeli police allow entry of non-Muslim visitors; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Russia nuclear accident: Force of the blast threw staff into the sea

2019-08-11 22:04

The city where Russia's main nuclear research facility is based announced a day of mourning for five staff killed during a missile test that caused elevated radiation levels.

WATCH | Russia nuclear agency says five dead in missile test explosion

2019-08-10 13:44

Russia's nuclear agency has said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site has killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two.

WATCH | Spectacular explosions after fire at Russian arms depot in Siberia

2019-08-06 11:07

Russia said a fire triggered the explosions at a storage facility for gunpowder charges near the city of Achinsk in Siberia's Krasnoyarsk region.

WATCH | Russian opposition leader Navalny 'poisoned' - doctor

2019-07-29 18:58

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was "poisoned" by an unidentified toxic substance and doctors have sent him back to jail despite his condition, his lawyer and personal physician said.

WATCH: Hundreds arrested at Moscow demonstration for free elections

2019-07-27 21:29

Recent wave of Moscow protests was sparked by move to ban all but a few opposition candidates vying for city elections.

Robert Mueller, from shadows to the spotlight

2019-07-25 17:58

For two years, Robert Mueller operated quietly behind the scenes, a sphinxlike figure carrying out a politically explosive investigation into the President of the United States.

Toyota Gazoo Racing's Al-Attiyah wins 2019 Silk Way rally

2019-07-17 09:06

After traversing Russia's forests, the Mongolian steppe and the deserts of northern China, Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah finally claimed victory in the "big and beautiful" Silk Way Rally.

Russia launches space telescope

2019-07-14 07:00

Russia has launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in January.

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