Thousands of Russian troops have allegedly massed near Ukraine, but Russia does not confirm it.
Coronavirus: How Russia glosses over its Covid death tollCoronavirus: How Russia glosses over its Covid death toll
The reality behind Russia’s pandemic is most likely to be found in its excessive mortality rates.
Russia opposition: Moscow police raid election forumRussia opposition: Moscow police raid election forum
Officers raided the opposition conference only minutes after it began at a hotel on Saturday.
US bombers deployed to Arctic skies from Norway baseUS bombers deployed to Arctic skies from Norway base
The US has deployed long-range bomber planes to Norway, in a move seen as a message to Russia.
Biden urged to back AI weapons to counter China and Russia threatsBiden urged to back AI weapons to counter China and Russia threats
A long-awaited report says the US president should ignore calls for a ban on autonomous weapons.
Bird flu: Russia detects first case of H5N8 bird flu in humansBird flu: Russia detects first case of H5N8 bird flu in humans
Workers have been infected at a poultry plant – but there is no sign of transmission between humans.
Russia expels European diplomats over Navalny protestsRussia expels European diplomats over Navalny protests
Moscow say the diplomats attended weekend protests in support of Putin critic Alexei Navalny.
Putin critic Navalny jailed in Russia despite protestsPutin critic Navalny jailed in Russia despite protests
Alexei Navalny had returned to Russia after treatment in Germany for Novichok poisoning.
Navalny: Thousands join fresh protests across RussiaNavalny: Thousands join fresh protests across Russia
More than 5,000 people are arrested amid demonstrations for the jailed opposition leader.
Alexei Navalny: ‘More than 2,000 detained’ in protests across RussiaAlexei Navalny: ‘More than 2,000 detained’ in protests across Russia
Tens of thousands join some of the largest rallies against President Vladimir Putin in recent years.
Why are police in Russia detaining hundreds of protesters?Why are police in Russia detaining hundreds of protesters?
The arrest of the Kremlin’s fiercest critic sparks a string of protests across Russia.
Epiphany: Orthodox Christians across Russia brave icy dipEpiphany: Orthodox Christians across Russia brave icy dip
Orthodox Christians, Putin among them, take an icy dip to commemorate a special day.
George Blake: Soviet Cold War spy and former MI6 officer dies in RussiaGeorge Blake: Soviet Cold War spy and former MI6 officer dies in Russia
Blake was one of the Cold War’s most notorious double agents and betrayed dozens of MI6 personnel.
A waste disposal worker rescues a cat from imminent death while sorting through rubbish at a plant in Russia.
Russia’s ban from all major sport events cut to two yearsRussia’s ban from all major sport events cut to two years
Russia’s ban from all major sporting events after a doping scandal is cut to two years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Coronavirus: Sputnik V vaccine rushed out to wary RussiansCoronavirus: Sputnik V vaccine rushed out to wary Russians
Medics, teachers and social workers get priority for Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine.
It took hundreds of firefighters several hours to bring the flames under control in southern Russia.
A police officer with a conscience who left BelarusA police officer with a conscience who left Belarus
Andrei Ostapovich quit his job as a Belarusian police officer, was detained in Russia, then escaped to Poland.
Khachaturyan sisters: A murder trial that shocked RussiaKhachaturyan sisters: A murder trial that shocked Russia
The case of the three Khachaturyan sisters accused of killing their father sent shockwaves through Russia.
Coronavirus: The Russian provinces buckling under Covid-19Coronavirus: The Russian provinces buckling under Covid-19
Infection rates are surging again in Russia and poor provinces are being hit the hardest.
Forward Hakim Ziyech scores his first Chelsea goal as Frank Lampard’s side pick up a comfortable win in Russia.
Why forest fires in Siberia, Russia threaten us allWhy forest fires in Siberia, Russia threaten us all
Scientists say wildfires in Siberia, Russia, have been releasing record amounts of greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming.
Russia, China and Iran hackers ‘target Trump and Biden’Russia, China and Iran hackers ‘target Trump and Biden’
Both President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden’s campaigns are said to be in hackers’ sights.
Rival powers jockey for the lead in hypersonic aircraftRival powers jockey for the lead in hypersonic aircraft
The US, China and Russia are pouring money into aircraft that can fly at five times the speed of sound.
Chess Olympiad: India and Russia both get gold after controversial finalChess Olympiad: India and Russia both get gold after controversial final
India is declared joint winner with Russia after two players lost connection during the final round.
Nerve agent was apparently used on Putin critic Alexei Navalny – and Russia has a history of poisonings.
The ‘real’ threat to Russia’s former doping mastermindThe ‘real’ threat to Russia’s former doping mastermind
The ex-mastermind of Russian sports doping, Grigory Rodchenkov, now only appears in disguise. Matt Majendie explains why.
Figures suggest India, China, Nepal, Russia and Bhutan have seen rising tiger numbers.
Russia satellite: Kremlin accuses US and UK of ‘distorting’ truthRussia satellite: Kremlin accuses US and UK of ‘distorting’ truth
Moscow insists US and UK accusations that Russia tested anti-satellite weaponry are “distorted”.