Moscow

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.

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

Assad in surprise visit to Moscow

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has visited Moscow on his first overseas trip since the civil war broke out in his country in 2011.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Russia kills 300 militants in Syria

Russia's air force hit 60 Islamic State targets in Syria over the past 24 hours and killed around 300 militants, the Defense Ministry says.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Russia strikes Assad opponents in Syria

Russia appears to have begun carrying out air strikes in Syria against opponents of President Bashar al-Assad, a US defence official says.

September 15, 2015
September 15, 2015

Russia plans Syria air base, says US

Russia's recent movements near Syria's city of Latakia suggest that Moscow plans to establish a "forward air operating base" there, the US has said.

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

World food prices post largest drop in 7 years

The price of international food commodities registered their largest monthly drop in seven years in August, the UN food agency said on Thursday.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Steven Tyler jams with street musician

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler staged an impromptu performance on the street during his visit to Moscow.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Syria crisis: US concern over Russia 'military build-up'

US Secretary of State John Kerry expresses concern to Moscow over reports of Russian military build-up in Syria, the state department says.

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

Mo Farah wins historic gold

Farah makes it three successive world 5,000m titles and has now won golds in both track distance events at the Olympics and two World Championships.