27 Mar 2017
Hundreds of people including top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny are arrested as thousands of Russians defied bans to stage protests across the country against corruption.
20 Mar 2017
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny splashed with green paint in the face as he campaigns in the town of Barnaul.
13 Mar 2017
The World Anti-Doping Agency says the Russian doping authorities needs to do "significant" work to get its suspension lifted.
2 Mar 2017
Leading Democrats, including U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, call on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign or to recuse himself from any investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election.
28 Feb 2017
Nearly three decades after it helped topple Communist totalitarian regimes in Eastern Europe, the US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is challenging Moscow again, this time with a new 24-hour TV news channel in Russian.