President Ashraf Ghani cornered as Afghan politicians meet Taliban in Moscow
Over 90 prominent opponents of Afghan President Ghani are meeting Taliban representatives in Moscow to discuss peace. The move has further sidelined the president and could pave the way for US exit from Afghanistan.
Russia withdraws from INF nuclear arms pact, after US move
Moscow has vowed to restart the development of medium-range nuclear missiles as it mirrors Washington's decision to withdraw from the 1987 arms control agreement. The split has the potential to incite a new arms race.
Russia detains US citizen suspected of spying
Russia has opened a criminal case against a US citizen for alleged spying. Relations between Moscow and Washington have soured since Russia's annexation of Crimea and allegations Russia interfered with US elections.
Revisionism threatens remembrance of Stalin's terror
Hundreds have gathered in Moscow to commemorate the victims of Stalin's terror. As Russians are increasingly overlooking the brutal repression of that era for a rosier view on the past, DW met a few of those determined to set the record straight.
Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained in Moscow, although the reason for his detention was unclear. Navalny has been detained and jailed several times for organizing anti-Kremlin protests - he was last sentenced to 30 days in prison in May for his role in organizing nationwide protests against President Vladimir Putin.
Moscow's Red Square goes green
Moscow's famous Red Square has turned into a giant football pitch for the 2018 World Cup. Thousands of visitors from all over the world enjoy the special makeover every day. DW correspondent Miodrag Soric visited the location.
Belgium team in cheerful spirits as they train for semi-final
Belgium train at their base camp near Moscow on Monday before heading to St Petersburg for their semi-final against France.
World Cup presents security challenge for Russia
Thousands of police officers and secret service staff are working around-the-clock to keep people safe during the World Cup in Russia. DW’s Juri Rescheto experienced the tough security measures first-hand when he took the subway into the center of Moscow.
Lavrov meets Kim in Pyongyang
Lavrov invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Russia as Moscow seeks to reassert its influence in the region. The visit comes as Pyongyang engages in hectic diplomacy with Washington, Seoul and Beijing.
Russia, Turkey and Iran need to help clear Syria of terrorists - Lavrov
Russia, Turkey and Iran need to help Syria's government clear its country of terrorists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday (April 28) during a trilateral meeting in Moscow with his counterparts from Turkey and Iran.