Obama and Putin during the 2013 G8 summit at Lough Erne
24 Jun, 2015

US decides to move weapons onto Russia's doorstep as Vladimir Putin vows to bulk up his nuclear arsenal

03 Jun, 2015

Abandoning babies said to be a 'common occurrence' in Russia, even in the winter months

Putin and Blatter
28 Jul, 2015

Russian president, speaking after draw for Russia 2018, says 'people like Mr Blatter' deserve recognition

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard as residents collect food parcels
16 Apr, 2015

A number of officials with ties to ex-president Viktor Yanukovych have recently died in suspicious circumstances

Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin
13 Mar, 2015

Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin forge a 'pariah alliance' to 'poke a finger' at America and the West

President Vladimir Putin
16 Mar, 2015

Putin makes his first public appearance in almost two weeks, but it hasn't put the rumours to rest

Russia's opposition supporters march in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov
03 Mar, 2015

Was Nemtsov killed by Islamists, the West, Putin's opponents or the Russian president himself?

Rally for Boris Nemtsov in Moscow
02 Mar, 2015

World leaders call for full and transparent investigation into murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov

Ukrainian government's forces in Eastern Ukraine
20 Feb, 2015

House of Lords committee accuses UK and EU of a 'catastrophic misreading' of the mood in Russia

UK Secretary of Defence Michael Fallon
19 Feb, 2015

Defence secretary warns that Russia poses a 'real and present danger' to the Baltic States