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Mob threatens to behead Russian man over insults

Mob threatens to behead Russian man over insults

A mob in Mexico stormed a Russian man’s apartment and threatened to cut his head off after he posted footage of himself insulting local people. One of the group was fatally stabbed in the confrontation with the 42-year-old, identified as Aleksei Makeev. Police...

Russian blogger guilty of playing Pokemon in church

A Russian blogger has been found guilty of inciting religious hatred after uploading a video of himself playing Pokemon Go in a church. Ruslan Sokolovsky, 22, pleaded not guilty in a court in the city of Yekaterinburg. The prosecution called for him to be sent to a...
Pokemon Go: Russian blogger found guilty

Pokemon Go: Russian blogger found guilty

Pokemon Go: Russian blogger found guilty 11 May 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The blogger – Ruslan Sokolovsky – played the game despite warnings that doing so in church would be illegal (file picture) A Russian...

Russian warship sinks, crashing near Istanbul

A Russian warship has sunk after colliding with a freighter in the Black Sea, off the Turkish coast The 78 crew members on board the Russian navy’s intelligence vessel – Liman – were evacuated. The Turkish coastguard said they were all rescued after...
Russian MP incensed after son jailed in US

Russian MP incensed after son jailed in US

Russian MP incensed after son jailed in US 21 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Valery Seleznev, State Duma member, says his son was “abducted” A member of Russian Parliament is outraged after his son...
Russian agents shoot dead two terror suspects

Russian agents shoot dead two terror suspects

Security services have shot dead two men suspected of planning terror attacks in Russia. The FSB said the suspects were killed in a shootout which broke out when they resisted arrest at a home in the Vladimir region in the east of Moscow. In a statement they said the...
Navy to escort Russian warships in Channel

Navy to escort Russian warships in Channel

A Royal Navy ship is escorting two Russian warships which are due to pass through the English Channel. HMS Sutherland will keep a “vigilant watch” on Steregushchiy-class corvettes Soobrazitelny and Boiky as they sail close to UK waters. A Russian support...
Syria war: Russian officers 'could face sanctions'

Syria war: Russian officers 'could face sanctions'

Syria war: Russian officers ‘could face sanctions’ 11 April 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright EPA Image caption The suspected chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun last week left 89 people dead and many hurt G7 foreign ministers are to attempt...
Russian officers could face sanctions over Syria

Russian officers could face sanctions over Syria

Senior Russian military officers could face international sanctions for assisting Bashar al Assad’s campaign against his own people, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said. Speaking after a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Mr Johnson said...

The dangers of playing Russian roulette in Syria

The Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons against its own people has had the effect of smelling salts on the otherwise comatose West. As if waking up to the unmitigated horror unleashed by Bashar al Assad six years ago, British and American leaders...
Congress Russian probe chief steps aside

Congress Russian probe chief steps aside

Congress Russian probe chief steps aside 6 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Nunes calls the charges “entirely false” and “politically motivated”. The head of a key US congressional...
Ex-Trump adviser 'gave documents to Russian spy'

Ex-Trump adviser 'gave documents to Russian spy'

A former adviser to Donald Trump handed documents on the energy industry to a Russian spy, according to prosecutors. Carter Page, who was a foreign policy aide to the President before the election, met occasionally with Victor Podobnyy while the intelligence operative...
A Former Trump Adviser Met With A Russian Spy

A Former Trump Adviser Met With A Russian Spy

Carter Page Photo Illustration BuzzFeed News; Page: Getty Images (2) NEW YORK — A former campaign adviser for Donald Trump met with and passed documents to a Russian intelligence operative in New York City in 2013. The adviser, Carter Page, met with a Russian...

Russian submarines hit Cold War patrol levels

The Russian navy says its submarines have increased their number of combat patrols to levels last seen during the Cold War. Admiral Vladimir Korolyov, the commander in chief of the Russian navy, said their submarine crews spend more than 3,000 days on patrol last...
Russian opposition leader jailed over protests

Russian opposition leader jailed over protests

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during an anti-government protest. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in cities across Russia on Sunday in the biggest sign of defiance since protests in 2011...
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