Moscow

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Chess robot breaks child opponent’s finger at Moscow Open

A robot fractured a seven-year-old boy's finger during a chess tournament in Moscow last week, BBC reports citing Russian news agencies. Sergey Lazarev, president of the Moscow Chess Federation said "The robot broke the child's finger. Of course, this is bad."

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Putin to hold talks with Turkey, Iran leaders in Tehran

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Iran starting Tuesday is intended to deepen ties with regional heavyweights as part of Moscow’s challenge to the United States and Europe amid its grinding campaign in Ukraine.

April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022

China stands for peace and opposes war: Ambassador Jiming on Ukraine war

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming has said the ongoing tragedy in Ukraine has broken hearts of many and that China stands for peace and opposes war.

June 17, 2018
June 17, 2018

Taxi ploughs into Moscow crowd including soccer fans

A taxi drives into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring seven people including two Mexicans in the city for the soccer World Cup which Russia is hosting, officials and eyewitnesses say.

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Russia UN envoy 'cannot exclude' war between Russia, US

Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia urges the United States and its allies on Thursday to refrain from military action against Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack and says he "cannot exclude" war between Washington and Moscow.

April 1, 2018
April 1, 2018

Britain, Russia lock horns as Moscow cuts diplomats

Moscow tells Britain it must cut just over 50 more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia as a standoff deepened over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England, the Russian Foreign Ministry says.

March 31, 2018
March 31, 2018

UK-Russia standoff deepens as Moscow cuts UK diplomats

Moscow has told Britain it must cut "just over 50" more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia in a worsening standoff over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England, the Russian Foreign Ministry says.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

3 killed in Russia courthouse shooting

Three people being taken to stand trial in a Moscow court are shot dead after they tried to grab side-arms from court security officers and escape, Russian law enforcement officials say.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Sharapova boxes clever as return nears

Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book and even learning how to box.

August 27, 2016
August 27, 2016

16 migrants dead in Moscow warehouse fire

16 migrant workers mostly from Kyrgyzstan die in a fire that broke out at a Moscow warehouse early Saturday, Russian authorities say.