• Russia 'ramping up Ukraine presence'

    The US accuses Russia of deploying more air defence systems in eastern Ukraine in breach of ceasefire deal

  • Pro-Russian journalist killed in Kiev

    A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views has been shot dead in the capital Kiev.

  • Putin top influential: Time poll

    United States President Barack Obama drops out from the top 10 influentials list made by the voters – half of whom were from inside the US.

  • Deal to extend Ukraine arms pullback

    Russia and Ukraine agree to call for the withdrawal of more types of weapons in Ukraine's east, as fresh clashes renew fears for a truce there.

  • Germany to bring back 100 tanks

    Germany plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service in what is widely seen as a response to rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine.

  • UN considers Yemen air strike pause

    United Nations Security Council considers Russia's call for a pause in Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen.

  • 54 dead as Russian trawler sinks

    A Russian trawler,The Dalniy Vostok carrying 132 people on board sinks off the Kamchatka peninsula, with 54 sailors so far confirmed dead.

  • Iran, powers close in on nuclear deal: officials

    Iran and major powers are close to agreement on a 2- or 3-page accord with specific numbers that would form the basis of a long-term settlement aimed at ending a 12-year standoff over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, officials said

  • US, Russian duo begin 12-month space trip

    US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko has docked for the start of a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station

  • Russia to send new missiles to Baltic exclave

    Russia plans to station state-of-the art missiles in its westernmost Baltic enclave and deploy nuclear-capable bombers to Crimea as part of massive war games to showcase its resurgent military power amid bitter tensions with the West over Ukraine

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