Moscow

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Moscow initially surprised by Dhaka's joining

Russia was initially surprised by Bangladesh joining the Saudi-led 34-nation “Islamic Alliance” to combat terrorism, but is not worried over the present activities of the coalition.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Russia factory fire kills 12 'migrants' in Moscow

Twelve people, including three children, die in a huge fire at a textile factory in the east of the Russian capital Moscow, officials say.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Terror alert for New Year celebrations

Security is being stepped up in major European cities ahead of New Year celebrations, with officials wary of possible terror plots.

December 24, 2015
December 24, 2015

Modi walks during national anthem, Russian official nudges him back

In an unusual incident, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was pulled back by a Russian official as he walked past the guard of honour accorded to him while Indian national anthem was being played soon after his arrival at the Moscow airport.

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

US-Russia try to narrow Syria divisions

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Moscow for talks to try to bridge gaps with Russia over the political process to end Syria's civil war.

December 4, 2015
December 4, 2015

IS agents from Syria 'in Thailand to target Russians'

Thai police say they were warned by Moscow that 10 Syrians working for the so-called Islamic State (IS) entered Thailand in October to target Russians.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

Russia announces Turkey sanctions

Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.

November 8, 2015
November 8, 2015

11,000 Russians brought back from Egypt

Russia says it has flown 11,000 tourists home from Egypt in the past 24 hours, and more will return on Sunday.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

The New Moscowteers

They are the great many who simply ignore what motivates Putin's armed diplomacy (and not just in Syria): the desire to exact revenge on those who, in his eyes, were responsible for the Soviet Union's downfall.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

US pours scorn on Assad Moscow trip

The White House has strongly condemned a visit to Moscow by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.