Sunday May 24, 2015
The United States said it was "deeply troubled" after Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning what Moscow deems to be "undesirable" non-governmental organisations.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said his country was fighting a "real war" with Russia that could escalate at any time.
Friday May 15, 2015
Russia's economy shrank 1.9% in the first quarter under pressure from low oil prices and Western sanctions, a smaller contraction than earlier expected.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged all sides in the Ukrainian conflict to prevent breaches of a ceasefire agreed earlier this year.
Sunday May 10, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the peace process in eastern Ukraine was progressing despite difficulties.
Saturday May 09, 2015
Thousands of Russian troops marched across Red Square, tanks rumbled through the streets and jets screamed overhead this morning in a huge military parade marking the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany.
Friday April 24, 2015
Armenia marked the centenary of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide.
Thursday April 16, 2015
Russia plans to build its own orbiting space station by 2023, President Vladimir Putin said today during a marathon call-in session with the nation.
Thursday April 09, 2015
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has confirmed Greece made a crucial €459m payment to the fund today.
Wednesday April 08, 2015
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras did not ask for financial aid at talks in Moscow but Russia could provide credits for large joint projects in the future, Vladimir Putin has said.