Malaysia Airlines reaches settlement with families of victims, but questions remain over who downed the aircraft
Military and intelligence units targeted in war game 'attack' that caught Swedes napping
Russian President 'probably' approved murder of former spy, says Sir Robert Owen
Proposed law would mean same-sex couples face two weeks in jail for holding hands
Culture minister to investigate torching of more than 50 titles seized from colleges
Russian authorities hope internet connection will attract more tourists and help visitors 'unwind'
Several theories have been put forward about Putin's motivation for intervening in the Syrian war
State of emergency declared in Russian-controlled territory after power supplies from Ukraine are cut off
Tech giant could also be hit with £10,000 fine if found guilty of 'promoting non-traditional relationships'
Russian boys who dreamed of buying a Jaguar found outside showroom a mile away
Officers will 'put a stop to the uncontrolled expression of joy by participants', says interior minister
Journalist posing as a pro-Kremlin employee wins case against shadowy agency known as Internet Research
Vitaly Milonov said the rainbow flag filter celebrating gay marriage is a 'crude violation' of Russian law
US decides to move weapons onto Russia's doorstep as Vladimir Putin vows to bulk up his nuclear arsenal
As the Finnish navy fires warning shots at suspected Russian submarine, Putin's neighbours appear to be banding together for protection
Putin makes his first public appearance in almost two weeks, but it hasn't put the rumours to rest
UK 'could not cope' if Putin attacked, say military chiefs, who warn that defences have been 'decimated'
The 'free gift from nature' caused by a powerful Baltic storm prompted a rush into freezing water
Dmitry Medvedev warns of 'extremely negative consequences' after Kiev drops non-aligned status
Analysts estimate sanctions have cost Russia $140bn this year and Moscow's ultra-rich $51.4bn