Inside Russia's penal colonies: A look at life for political prisoners caught in Putin's crackdowns
Memorial, Russia's oldest and most prominent human rights organization, counted 558 political prisoners in the country as of April — more than three times the figure than in 2018, when it listed 183.
Russia, holding WWII tributes, rains missiles on Ukraine
He welcomed soldiers fighting in Ukraine who were present at the parade. “To Russia! To our brave armed forces! To Victory!” Putin concluded the speech.
Russia jails Putin critic for 25 years for denouncing Ukraine war
Vladimir Kara-Murza was an associate of Russian opposition leader and fierce Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was assassinated near the Kremlin in 2015.
Finland joins NATO as Russian war prompts shift
Joining NATO places Finland under the alliance's Article Five, the collective defence pledge that an attack on one member "shall be considered an attack against them all."
China backs Putin's new foreign policy; says ready to boost ties with Russia, India
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the new Foreign Policy Concept Friday last, which said strengthening and deepening relations with China and India is a diplomatic priority for Russia.
Ukraine war: Putin says Moscow will station tactical nukes in Belarus
Putin argued that by deploying its tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, Russia was following the lead of the United States.
Viral video claims Putin sent body doubles to war-blitzed Mariupol
Rumours are rife that Putin's 'understudies,' who have undergone plastic surgery to resemble him, are deployed increasingly as his health worsens amid rumours of cancer and early-stage Parkinsons.
Xi, Putin hail 'new era' of ties in united front against West
The nations, eager to curb Western power, expressed concerns about NATO expansion in Asia and agreed to deepen a partnership which has grown closer since Putin launched an offensive in Ukraine.
Putin reacts strongly to UK plan to send ammunition with depleted uranium to Ukraine
Russia’s foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned the British plan to send ammunition that contains depleted uranium for use in Ukraine
Putin-Xi conclude three-hour long talks; Moscow & Beijing agree to strengthen energy partnership
Moscow and Beijing are going to strengthen their comprehensive energy partnership, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping said in the joint statement posted on Tuesday.
Japan PM Kishida's visit to Ukraine overshadows Xi Jinping's talks with Putin, upsets China
Kishida's visit to Ukraine and his scheduled meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv stole the limelight of Xi's Moscow visit aimed at projecting himself as a global peacemaker.
China's Xi Jinping arrives in Moscow to discuss Ukraine conflict
The summit between the Russian president and the Chinese leader comes as China seeks to portray itself as a neutral party in the Ukraine conflict.
China's Xi Jinping meeting Vladimir Putin in boost for isolated Russia leader
Xi and Putin declared they had a “no-limits friendship” before the February 2022 attack on Ukraine, but China has tried to portray itself as neutral.
'Russia has hypersonic weapons', says Putin amid outrage in Ukraine over his Mariupol visit
"Russia does not use hypersonic weapons in fact now, though it has them, same as other cutting-edge systems," Putin said in an interview
Putin visited Mariupol at night 'as befits a thief': Ukraine Defence Ministry
The trip comes after an arrest warrant was issued for Putin by the International Criminal Court, over Russia's alleged deportation of thousands of Ukrainian children during the conflict.
'No other option': Russia's unequal economic marriage with China
Temur Umarov, a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said Russia's economic stability "depends on China".
ICC's arrest warrant for Putin puts new spin on Xi's visit to Russia
The Biden administration believes China's desire to be seen as a broker for peace between Russia and Ukraine may be viewed more critically now that Putin is officially a war crime suspect.
Boris Johnson says Putin threatened him with a missile strike
The apparent threat came in a phone call just ahead of the invasion on February 24, according to a new BBC documentary to be broadcast on Monday.
Why Russia's war in Ukraine today is so different from a year ago
Russian offensive operations are now largely focused on trying to secure the remaining territory of Donetsk and Luhansk. Securing that territory was a core justification for the invasion.
Ukraine President Zelensky ups pressure for more Western weapons
The United States will convene a meeting of around 50 countries - including all 30 members of the NATO alliance - at the US-run Ramstein military base in Germany to discuss military aid, on Friday.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test