President Obama isolated in push for Syria strike as Russia taunts PM over humiliating defeat in Commons
Russian pole vaulter puts her foot in it again – this time slagging off her 'decayed' home town
British-born star of TV's Prison Break comes out in letter declining invitation to Russian film festival
Putin 'is making scapegoats of gay people, just as Hitler did Jews. He can't be allowed to get away with it'
Anti-corruption lawyer resigned to his fate: 'Only one man in the end dictates the law – Putin'
The fugitive whistleblower is ready to go home if he is guaranteed a free and impartial trial, says his lawyer
Putin must lead transition to post-Assad regime but there will be a price, says former Israeli PM
Fears that delivery of new weapons to Syria could spark new war and shift the balance of power
Pledge of peace talks driven by fears that push to remove Assad regime is destabilising the region