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Russia accuses US of stoking tensions with missile test

US missile test in the wake of withdrawal from Cold War-era INF treaty a 'regrettable' move, Moscow says.

Russia accuses US of stoking tensions with missile test

AJ Impact

Russian humanoid robot goes to space

The artificially intelligent machine is designed to save lives, but may have other applications.

Russian humanoid robot goes to space

Russia

Macron tells Putin truce in Syria's Idlib must be respected

French president hosts Russian counterpart for wide-ranging talks, including about Syria and Ukraine.

Macron tells Putin truce in Syria's Idlib must be respected

Europe

Russia says 'foreign meddling' to blame for protests

Moscow says it will investigate alleged interference for inspiring anti-Putin demonstrations over upcoming local elections.

US & Canada

After INF treaty exit, US tests ground-launched cruise missile

The test would have been prohibited by the INF treaty, had the United States had not left it earlier this month.

After INF treaty exit, US tests ground-launched cruise missile

Aviation

Russian plane makes 'miracle' emergency landing

At least 23 people injured as pilot was forced to land plane in a cornfield shortly after takeoff

Ural Airlines plane makes 'miracle' emergency landing

Russia

Russian village evacuation as rocket blast sparks radiation fears

Nyonoksa residents asked to leave within a day after last week's explosion that spiked radiation levels up to 16 times.

Russian village evacuation as rocket blast sparks radiation fears

Europe

Russian nuclear engineers buried after 'Skyfall nuclear' blast

Experts link the explosion to the Burevestnik nuclear-powered cruise missile touted by President Putin in March 2018.

Russian nuclear engineers buried after 'Skyfall nuclear' blast

Opinion

Putin risks losing Moscow

Russia's revitalised pro-democracy movement is increasingly gaining ground in the Russian capital.

Leonid Ragozin

by Leonid Ragozin

Leonid Ragozin

Russia

Russia demands Google not to promote 'illegal' events on YouTube

After protests, watchdog says entities bought ad tools to spread information about unsanctioned demonstrations.

Russia demands Google not to promote 'illegal' events on YouTube

Russia

Tens of thousands rally at election protest in Moscow

Nearly 50,000 people attended protest demanding free city council vote, says monitoring group.

Tens of thousands rally at election protest in Moscow

Russia

Five killed in Russian missile test explosion

Three more injured during testing of a liquid propellant rocket engine at a military site, Russian state agency says.

Five killed in Russian missile test explosion

Europe

Russia: Arrests for buying life-saving drugs online

Authorities have banned some medicines that contain mood-altering substances, to prevent non-medical usage.

Opinion

The Kremlin under siege

The Russian political leadership is feeling increasingly cornered by growing public anger.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

AJ Impact

First oil, now food: Saudi Arabia and Russia grow closer

Riyadh and Moscow have been strengthening ties through energy cooperation, and grain shipments are poised to be next.

First oil, now food: Saudi Arabia and Russia grow closer