loading

News: Russia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Russia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Russia – overview

Russia: news

A short history of animal politicians

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 10:54

A Russian town is backing a grey cat to become mayor - but Barsik is only the latest animal to seek political office.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US and Russia in Syria peace push

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 20:40
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Moscow

The US and Russia say world powers will meet in New York on Friday to pass a UN resolution endorsing the Syria peace process.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian cruise missile hits flats

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 17:49

Part of a Russian cruise missile hit a block of flats by accident in Russia's north-west Arctic but nobody was hurt, media report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Tim Peake and Soyuz rocket blast off

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 15:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Soyuz

Tim Peake has launched into space on a Russian Soyuz rocket to become Britain's first official astronaut on board the International Space Station.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Who is to blame for Sinai plane crash?

Monday, December 14th 2015, 19:41
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian investigators say they have so far found no evidence that terrorism caused a Russian jet to crash in the Sinai in October, killing 224 people.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia and Turkey's tit-for-tat tale

Monday, December 14th 2015, 16:21
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Tomatoes, footballers and oil rigs suffer as Russia and Turkey bicker
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'No evidence of terror' in Sinai crash

Monday, December 14th 2015, 11:29
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt says it has not yet found evidence that terrorists caused a Russian jet to crash in Sinai in October, killing all those on board.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Cosmonaut Padalka: 'Reaching orbit is intense'

Monday, December 14th 2015, 0:00

Sarah Rainsford speaks to Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, who spent a record 879 days in orbit.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian ship fires shots at Turkish boat

Sunday, December 13th 2015, 21:32
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Russian warship "fired warning shots" at a Turkish fishing boat to avoid a collision in the Aegean, Moscow says, amid continuing tension between the two countries.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Russian clinic fire kills 23

Sunday, December 13th 2015, 11:18

At least 23 people are killed and several more are missing, following a fire at a psychiatric clinic in Russia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian mental hospital fire kills 23

Sunday, December 13th 2015, 10:57
related places: Voronezh

At least 23 people have died in a fire at a mental health clinic in in the Voronezh region in western Russia, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Inside Russian space hero's living quarters

Saturday, December 12th 2015, 8:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A look at the life of Yuri Gagarin, ahead of Tim Peake becoming the first British astronaut in space.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin vows tough line on Syria threats

Friday, December 11th 2015, 17:39
related countries: Syria Syria

President Vladimir Putin orders the Russian military to take "extremely tough" action against any threat to its forces in Syria.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Russia's truckers protest over new levy

Friday, December 11th 2015, 11:07

A new road tax introduced last month in Russia, leads to protests by long-distance truck drivers all over the country.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Moscow cemeteries to offer wi-fi

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 12:54
related places: Moscow

Visitors will be able to connect to wi-fi at three famous Moscow cemeteries.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Invincible unity' (or the lack of it)

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 1:46

Russia seeks WW2-style coalition with the West
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin opponent Navalny's anti-corruption "video bomb"

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 1:15

Russian opposition uses slick video to hit Putin elite
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia 'wants Syria ethnic cleansing'

Wednesday, December 9th 2015, 17:03
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu accuses Russia of attempting "ethnic cleansing" with its air strikes in northern Syria.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Russia releases missile footage

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 23:12
related countries: Syria Syria

The Russian Defence Ministry has released footage claiming to show one of its submarines firing missiles at targets in Syria.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia fires on Syria from submarine

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 21:53
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia says it has for the first time hit Islamic State targets in Syria with missiles launched from a submarine in the Mediterranean.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia rejects Turkey's 'missile' blame

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 21:21
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

Russia rejects Turkey's criticism after a sailor on a Russian naval ship allegedly brandished a missile launcher as the vessel passed through Istanbul.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russians read Tolstoy epic live on web

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 12:36

Russian film stars and a cosmonaut are among 1,300 people giving a marathon reading of Tolstoy's epic War and Peace on the internet.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russians told to shun foreign beaches

Monday, December 7th 2015, 19:26
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Russia's tourism chief criticises fellow Russians for flocking to foreign beach resorts - but admits that he sold two Seychelles holiday homes this year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkey protest at 'Russia rocket stunt'

Monday, December 7th 2015, 18:49
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

Turkey summons the Russian ambassador after pictures are published of a serviceman brandishing a rocket launcher on a warship while passing through Istanbul.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkey fury at missile-wielding Russian

Sunday, December 6th 2015, 21:42

Turkey says images showing a Russian soldier holding a missile launcher are a "provocation", with the two sides at odds over the downing of a Russian jet.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

IS 'in Thailand to target Russians'

Friday, December 4th 2015, 14:47
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Moscow

Thai police say they were warned by Moscow that 10 Syrians working for Islamic State entered Thailand in October to target Russians.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Chocolate Putin goes on display

Friday, December 4th 2015, 2:25

A life-sized sculpture of Russian President Vladimir Putin is going on display at the Festival of Chocolate fair in St. Petersburg.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin: Turkey 'will regret' Syria act

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 11:23
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Russia's President Putin castigates Turkey's leaders, warning that they will regret shooting down a Russian Su-24 bomber in Syria.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkey: Russia's IS oil claims 'slander'

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015, 22:51
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Is

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Russian allegations he is directly involved in the illegal oil trade with Islamic State militants are "slander".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Artists swap paintings for food

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015, 15:07

Paintings by young Russian artists exchanged for buckwheat and chocolates.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Assad: Russia role 'slowing down IS'

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015, 11:34

Syria's president Bashar al-Assad says Russia's involvement in his country's war has led to the "shrinking" of the Islamic State militant group.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'IS shrinking since Russian strikes'

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015, 8:47
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's president Bashar al-Assad says Russia's involvement in his country's war has led to significant changes, including the "shrinking" of the Islamic State (IS) group.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Putin and Erdogan talk tough over jet

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 22:09
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

Russia’s President Putin and Turkey’s President Erdogan are trading increasingly hostile words since the downing of a Russian jet by Turkey.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US tells Turkey and Russia to end row

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 18:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United States United States
related places: Is

US President Barack Obama urges Turkey and Russia to calm tensions over the downing of a Russian warplane and to focus on fighting IS militants.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkey challenges Russia over IS claim

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 10:42
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara, Is

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan challenges Russia to prove that Ankara shot down a Russian plane to protect oil trade with Islamic State.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian tourists told to seek new destinations

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 0:42

Russians lose their favourite tourist destination
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkey 'shot down plane for IS oil'

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 0:25
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Is

Russia says Turkey shot down one of its planes near the border with Syria to protect its oil trade with Islamic State - a trade Turkey has always denied.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkey 'won't apologise' to Russia

Monday, November 30th 2015, 16:43
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Turkey says it will not apologise for bringing down a Russian jet on the Syrian border, saying it has a right and duty to protect its airspace.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Greek PM in Turkey Twitter outburst

Monday, November 30th 2015, 10:09
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras attacks his Turkish counterpart on Twitter following the downing of a Russian plane, prompting an admonishing reply.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian pilot's body flown to Ankara

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 23:04
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Turkey flies the body of the Russian pilot killed after his plane was downed on the Syrian border to Ankara, to be met by Russian diplomats.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Peace-keeping meetings in 'no-man's land'

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 18:21
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Rayhan Demytrie reports from one of the monthly meetings aimed at resolving tensions between Georgia and Russia over South Ossetia, one of Georgia's two breakaway regions.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'My children are half-Russian, half-Turkish'

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 16:30
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Antalya

The BBC's Olga Ivshina reports from Antalya on how Russians there feel about Russia sanctions against Turkey.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia announces Turkey sanctions

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 19:18
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Russia announces a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Erdogan 'saddened' by Russia plane loss

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 14:03
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he was "saddened" by the downing of a Russian combat jet by Turkish forces and wished it had not happened.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ukraine's police say 'goodbye' to Russian social networks

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 2:05
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's police warned off the Russian internet
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkey-Russia war of words over jet

Friday, November 27th 2015, 19:48
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan uses a TV speech to warn President Putin not to "play with fire" over the downing of a Russian plane.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkey 'knew downed plane was Russian'

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 22:42
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Russia's President Vladimir Putin rejects as "impossible" Turkey's claims it did not know the fighter jet it shot down was Russian.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia plans sanctions against Turkey

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 19:46
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Russia is preparing wide-ranging economic sanctions against Turkey after the downing of one of its jets, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hollande in Moscow: A new era in Russian-French relations?

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 14:32
related countries: France France

A new era in Russian-French relations?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly helicopter crash in Siberia

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 12:27
related places: Krasnoyarsk

At least 10 oil workers are killed in a helicopter crash in the Krasnoyarsk region of Siberia, Russian officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Audio of 'warning' to Russia jet issued

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 9:52
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

The Turkish military releases an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'Audio warning' released by Turkish military

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 8:14
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of the warning given to the Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Downed plane pilot denies Turkey warning

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 21:25
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

The surviving pilot of a Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border says no warning was given, and the plane was inside Syrian airspace.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Eggs thrown at Turkish embassy in Moscow

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 13:55
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey
related places: Moscow

A protest has taken place outside the Turkish embassy in Moscow over Turkey's downing of a Russian jet on the Syrian border.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ukraine bans all Russian planes

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 12:57
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine bans all Russian planes from using its airspace as Russian state-controlled energy giant Gazprom stops delivering gas to its neighbour.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Missing Russian pilot 'alive and well'

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 12:39
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

A Russian pilot missing after Turkey downed his fighter jet is alive and well and back at an airbase in Syria, Russia's defence minister says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin fury after Turkey downs warplane

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 21:07
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

President Putin condemns the downing of a Russian warplane on the Turkish-Syrian border, and threatens Turkey with "serious consequences".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Turkey defends downing of Russian warplane

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 20:17
related countries: Turkey Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the downing of a Russian warplane is ''fully in line with Turkey's rules of engagement''.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Putin: Jet shooting is stab in the back

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 16:46
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin fiercely condemns the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ukraine ban and blackout hit Crimea

Monday, November 23rd 2015, 22:55

Ukraine suspends deliveries of goods to Crimea, as a power blackout has caused major disruption on the peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian court 'bans' scientology branch

Monday, November 23rd 2015, 22:12
related places: Moscow

A Russian court rules the Moscow branch of the Church of Scientology should be dissolved, as it cannot be considered a religious organisation under the law.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

A brief history of online trolling between Western and Russian diplomats

Sunday, November 22nd 2015, 0:39

A brief history of online trolling between Russia and the West
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Russia gives Paris 'solidarity puppy'

Saturday, November 21st 2015, 14:42
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Moscow has announced it will be sending a puppy to Paris, in a show of solidarity following the recent terror attacks in the French capital.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US state department trolls Russian newspaper

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 16:05
related countries: United States United States

US state department pokes fun at a Russian newspaper which it says faked a letter by a US official, filling it with grammatical and spelling mistakes.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Russia 'in breach' of doping code

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 12:48

Russia is one of six countries ruled to be in breach of the World Anti-Doping Agency's codes.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia ruled in breach of doping code

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 22:45

Six countries, including Russia, are ruled "non-compliant" with the World Anti-Doping Agency's codes.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

IS publishes Russian plane 'bomb' photo

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 17:58
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Islamic State's magazine publishes a photo of what it claims was the improvised bomb that brought down the Russian airliner in Egypt last month.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia steps up attacks against IS

Tuesday, November 17th 2015, 18:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Is

Russia launches long-range air strikes and cruise missiles against IS after saying a bomb downed a Russian plane over Egypt last month killing 224.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Act of terror' downed Russian plane

Tuesday, November 17th 2015, 10:32
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Russia's security chief says a bomb destroyed the Russian Airbus plane in Egypt last month, killing all 224 people on board.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia Syria action 'increasing refugees'

Sunday, November 15th 2015, 14:55
related countries: Syria Syria

Russian action in Syria is increasing the number of refugees trying to reach Europe, European Council President Donald Tusk says at a G20 meeting.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia suspended from athletics

Friday, November 13th 2015, 23:08

Russia's athletics federation is provisionally suspended from international competition for alleged involvement in doping.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia will 'co-operate in any way'

Friday, November 13th 2015, 18:22

Russian athletics is prepared to co-operate "in any way" to prove it is clean, says the country's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia bans Egypt Air flights

Friday, November 13th 2015, 15:26
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Moscow

Moscow bans the Egyptian national carrier from flying to Russia following last month's deadly plane crash that killed 224 people.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'Thank you, Russia, Thank you, Putin'

Friday, November 13th 2015, 13:20
related countries: Syria Syria

Steven Rosenberg is in Syria and has been following how people there are reacting to the Russian military and political strategy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia set to learn Olympics fate

Friday, November 13th 2015, 9:51

Russia has told athletics' governing body "irregularities" around its drug-testing system were down to the sport's "old leadership".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Will Russia be banned over doping?

Friday, November 13th 2015, 6:49

Russia could face a ban from international athletics, after a meeting of the sport's governing body on Friday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia reveals nuclear torpedo plan

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 22:32

The Kremlin says secret plans for a Russian long-range nuclear torpedo - called "Status-6" - should not have appeared on Russian TV news.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian athletes fear ban from Olympics

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 4:18

Russian athletes and politicians fear ban from Olympics
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin orders doping investigation

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 23:10

Russian President Vladimir Putin orders an investigation into claims the country's athletes have been part of systematic doping.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'UK anti-doping worse than Russia's'

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 19:23

Russia's sports minister says Britain's anti-doping system has "zero value" and is "even worse" than Russia's.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: The airbase where Russia carries out Syria airstrikes

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 14:45
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia has put forward its proposal for Syria's future in a document circulating at the United Nations in New York.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia's 'Syria peace plan' unveiled

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 13:03
related countries: Syria Syria

A Russian document circulating at the UN proposes a roadmap to a political settlement in Syria, as Russia and regime forces continue fighting.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Russia doping crisis in 60 seconds

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 14:02

BBC Sport takes a look at the accusations of doping in Russian athletics outlined in a World Anti-Doping Agency independent commission report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wada suspends Moscow anti-doping lab

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 14:01
related places: Moscow

The Moscow Antidoping Center has its accreditation suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency after a damning report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.