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Latest Ria Novosti Items
National Security Agency leaker Edward J. Snowden may be running out of time in Moscow airport, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday, because standard Russian transit visas are valid for only three days.
As the Obama administration prepares to launch a new round of strategic nuclear missile cuts, Russia's strategic nuclear forces are undergoing a major modernization, according to U.S. officials.
Nearly 40 are believed dead in a Friday fire that blazed through a psychiatric hospital in Russia, killing some patients as they slept and others as they tried desperately to push past the bars on the windows.
Sixteen hours after investigators began interrogating him, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings went silent: He'd just been read his constitutional rights.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says French actor Gerard Depardieu has flown to Sochi, where he is likely to meet with Putin and receive a Russian passport.
Russia, which has provided military and political support key to the Syrian regime, acknowledged for the first time on Thursday that President Bashar Assad is losing control and the rebels may win the civil war that has dragged on for 21 months and claimed an estimated 40,000 lives.
What ails Russian President Vladimir Putin?
Alex Ovechkin left the United States on a jet plane bound for Russia, saying earlier this month he wasn't sure when and if he would be back.
Vladimir Putin flew a motorized hang glider to lead a flock of young Siberian white cranes in flight, a characteristic stunt for Russia's action-man, animal-loving authoritarian president.