World leaders call for full and transparent investigation into murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov
House of Lords committee accuses UK and EU of a 'catastrophic misreading' of the mood in Russia
Defence secretary warns that Russia poses a 'real and present danger' to the Baltic States
The 'free gift from nature' caused by a powerful Baltic storm prompted a rush into freezing water
Transsexuality, fetishism and pathological gambling listed as mental disorders that make driving dangerous
Dmitry Medvedev warns of 'extremely negative consequences' after Kiev drops non-aligned status
Analysts fear effect will be temporary after a wild ride for the rouble forces Apple to halt Russian sales
As political tensions create instability, investors should make sure their portfolios are able to cope with nasty surprises
Russia has also reportedly lent money to Greece’s neofascist Golden Dawn, Italy’s Northern League and other anti-Europe parties
Report fails to finds enough evidence of corruption to strip Gulf state of 2022 tournament
The Sputnik inspired emblem has 'magic windows' - but not everyone is impressed
British driver wins ninth race of the season but politics overshadows tributes to Bianchi
William Hague makes it clear that prior approval from Parliament would not be necessary
A pointed tweet claims Crimea for Russia and leaves eastern Ukraine 'conveniently unillustrated'
Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels blame each other for attack outside eastern city of Luhansk
Putin retaliates in the latest round of the trade war, but knock-on effects will be felt in Russia too
UK defence watchdog says major overhaul is required to defend against cyber-warfare and 'irregular militias'
Sanctions that tip Russia into recession only pile the pressure on Putin to grab what he can in Ukraine
European Union due to agree new sanctions after downing of flight MH17 and fighting in Ukraine
New measures risk a return to Cold War relations while some ask: why no action over Gaza crisis?