Russia's most significant opposition leader for the past decade, Alexei Navalny, has died in an Arctic Circle jail, the prison service has said. President Vladimir Putin's most vociferous critic, he was serving 19 years on extremism charge..
An alleged former Russian spy whale has been spotted off the coast of Sweden, says an organisation dedicated to tracking the beluga whale. Named locally as Hvaldimir, the whale was first spotted off Norway's coast in 2019 wearing a Russian har..
Russian President Vladimir Putin affirmed his country's interest in developing its relations with Arab countries in order to effectively face new threats and challenges. In a message addressed to the Arab summit in Jeddah, President Putin said..
The 14th Al-Jazeera Forum highlighted the gravity of the Russian-Ukrainian war on world security, stressing the importance of reaching a peaceful solution to this war. The forum's participants said that the war will not radically change the st..
More than 30 countries, including the United States, Britain and France, on Monday pledged their support for banning Russian and Belarusian athletes from competing in international sporting events, a British government statement said. The move inc..
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says that allowing Russia to compete at the 2024 Olympics in Paris would amount to showing that "terror is somehow acceptable". He said he had raised the issue with French President Emmanuel Macron...
Russian forces shelled and bombed towns and cities in eastern and southern Ukraine on Tuesday, a day after Russia's foreign minister said Kyiv must accept Moscow's demands for ending the war or else suffer defeat on the battlefield. Those de..
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In a major blow for Russian President Vladimir Putin, a huge explosion early Saturday severely damaged the only bridge connecting the annexed Crimean Peninsula with the Russian mainland, crimping a key supply route for Moscow..