Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
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

Serena angered by 'sexist' slur

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 8:19

Serena Williams criticises Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev for making "sexist and racist" comments.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'Foreign activity' in Swedish waters?

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 7:31
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Ukraine Ukraine

Sweden has boosted its military presence in the Stockholm Archipelago, amid rising tension between Russia and Scandinavian countries over the Ukraine crisis.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Drifting fuel ship towed from coast

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 9:04
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 135-metre Russian container ship drifting powerless with hundreds of tons of fuel on board is being towed away from the Canada coast.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian boss fined for Williams jibe

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 7:32

Russian tennis boss Shamil Tarpischev is fined £15,500 for referring to Serena and Venus as "the Williams brothers".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rolls-Royce warns of falling revenue

Friday, October 17th 2014, 18:09

Shares in engineering firm Rolls-Royce fall 11.5% after the company warns of falling revenues as trade sanctions against Russia begin to bite.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'No breakthrough' in Ukraine talks

Friday, October 17th 2014, 17:49
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The presidents of Russia and Ukraine hold talks with EU leaders, with no apparent breakthrough on how to resolve the crisis in Ukraine.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Poland arrests two 'Russian spies'

Friday, October 17th 2014, 16:19
related countries: Poland Poland

The authorities in Poland arrest a Polish army officer and a lawyer on suspicion that they spied for Russia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Buy Russian' campaign defies food embargo

Friday, October 17th 2014, 10:33

Russians replace Western brands to defy sanctions
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin drops in on Berlusconi

Friday, October 17th 2014, 9:30
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan

Russian President Vladimir Putin pays a late-night visit to disgraced Italian ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in the middle of a summit in Milan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Serbia's balancing act between Russia and EU

Friday, October 17th 2014, 8:35

Serbia's balancing act between Russia and the EU
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: The changing Russian menu

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 23:05

After President Putin banned fresh food imports from the West, Russian menus began to change. Now, many believe the sanctions will boost the local economy, as Sarah Rainsford reports.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Is the oil crash a secret US war on Russia?

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 17:11
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

Is there a US-Saudi conspiracy behind the recent oil crash?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin attends Serb military parade

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 15:59
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United States United States
related places: Belgrade

Vladimir Putin stresses Russia's support for Serbia at Belgrade's first military parade in decades, amid continuing friction between Russia and the West.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia's gas fight with Ukraine

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 1:03
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Why did Russia cut off Ukraine's gas and will it turn it back on?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: The cyber tattoo that 'plays' music

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 23:36

BBC Click talks to Russian artist Dmitry Morozov about his tattoo that "plays" music
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian hackers targeted Nato PCs

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 12:09
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russian hackers repackaged and re-used an old bug to gain access to computers in Nato, western governments and Ukraine.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

East Ukraine rebel leader attacked

Monday, October 13th 2014, 11:31

A pro-Russian Donetsk rebel leader, Pavel Gubarev, is unconscious in hospital after gunmen fired at his car, causing it to crash.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Abbott to 'confront' Putin on MH17

Monday, October 13th 2014, 7:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Malaysia Malaysia

Australian PM Tony Abbott says he will confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger plane in July.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hamilton dedicates win to Bianchi

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 15:27
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton dedicates his Russian GP victory to Jules Bianchi, who remains in a critical condition in hospital.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hamilton dominates in Russian GP win

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 13:55
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton dominates the Russian Grand Prix to take his ninth win of the year, his fourth in a row, and extend his championship lead.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin 'orders Russia troop pullback'

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 0:46
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin orders the withdrawal of thousands of troops stationed near the Ukrainian border, Russian media report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Uruguay qualify for Rugby World Cup

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 20:52

Uruguay beat Russia 36-27 to overcome a first-leg play-off deficit and qualify for the World Cup for only third time.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hamilton on pole in Russia

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 12:40
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton is in pole with Mercedes team-mate and rival Nico Rosberg second at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hamilton dominant despite spin

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 9:45
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton was in a league of his own in final practice at the Russian Grand Prix despite a spin.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Football fans jailed for Putin chant

Friday, October 10th 2014, 14:46
related countries: Belarus Belarus

A court in Minsk jails eight Ukrainian football fans after they sang an insulting song about Russian President Vladimir Putin at a match.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin wants say in Moldova-EU trade

Friday, October 10th 2014, 14:17
related countries: Moldova Moldova

Russia's President Vladimir Putin tells Moldova that it must take account of Russia's interests before developing closer trade ties with the EU.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hamilton sets searing pace in Russia

Friday, October 10th 2014, 12:55
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in the second practice session at the Russian Grand Prix, with team-mate Nico Rosberg fourth.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rosberg top in Russia practice

Friday, October 10th 2014, 8:11
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Nico Rosberg edges title rival Lewis Hamilton to set the fastest time in first practice at the Russian Grand Prix.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Marussia to run one car in Russia

Friday, October 10th 2014, 6:33

Marussia will run just one car at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix out of respect for Jules Bianchi.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ukraine border monitoring weak - US

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 13:10
related countries: United States United States

International monitoring of the Russia-Ukraine border is "grossly inadequate", the US says, amid concern about Russian support for separatist fighters.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China hunts for tiger freed by Putin

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 11:35
related countries: China China

A Siberian tiger freed from captivity by Russian President Vladimir Putin has crossed into China in search of food, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Vladimir Putin depicted as Hercules

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 4:23

Russian President Vladimir Putin is depicted as Hercules in a new art exhibition.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Obituary: Yuri Lyubimov - Russian theatre star

Monday, October 6th 2014, 17:12

Yuri Lyubimov – Russia loses a creative giant of theatre
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian dissident seeks UK asylum

Monday, October 6th 2014, 10:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A key ally of Russian anti-Kremlin campaigner Alexei Navalny - Vladimir Ashurkov - asks for political asylum in the UK.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Latvia bloc keeps Russian party out

Monday, October 6th 2014, 9:18
related countries: Latvia Latvia

Latvia's ruling centre-right coalition parties win a clear majority in the country's parliamentary election, despite a pro-Russian party coming top.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Five dead in Chechnya suicide attack

Sunday, October 5th 2014, 20:45
related places: Chechen

Five police officers have been killed and 12 other people hurt in a suicide bombing in the Chechen capital, Grozny, Russia's interior ministry says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ukraine crisis spells Arctic freeze in Russia-Norway ties

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 0:08
related countries: Norway Norway, Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine crisis chills Norway-Russia ties
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Heavy fighting for Ukraine airport

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 21:37
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Donetsk

Heavy fighting erupts at Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, as both government troops and pro-Russia rebels claim control over the facility.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

WW2 heroes receive Russian medal

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 12:09

The Russian embassy honours 30 war veterans in Southampton for taking crucial supplies to Russia during World War Two.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia brain drain after Putin crackdown

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 0:14

Top Russian journalists join wave of emigration
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Lithuania accuses Russia over boat

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 18:15
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania

Russia is accused by Lithuania of violating international maritime laws after seizing a Lithuanian fishing boat with a crew of 30.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Nato chief urges Russian rethink

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 16:19
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The new Nato chief, Jens Stoltenberg, says the alliance wants constructive ties with Russia - but Russian policy in Ukraine must change.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

CSKA Moscow 0-1 Bayern Munich

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 18:40

Thomas Muller scores a penalty as Bayern Munich beat CSKA Moscow 1-0 at an empty stadium in the Champions League.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

EU to keep Russia sanctions in place

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 14:36
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Brussels

The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Donetsk airport clash violates truce

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 10:43
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Donetsk

Officials in eastern Ukraine say artillery is pounding the Donetsk airport area, where Ukrainian troops are resisting pro-Russian separatists.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Clash 'kills seven Ukraine troops'

Monday, September 29th 2014, 16:57
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Donetsk

Seven Ukraine soldiers reportedly die in a clash with pro-Russian rebels near Donetsk airport - the military's heaviest single loss since a truce.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rosneft and Exxon find Arctic oil

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 12:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arctic

Russian energy giant Rosneft says it has discovered oil with its US project partner Exxon Mobil at a controversial well in the Arctic.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Lavrov attacks US 'military interference'

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 8:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has used his speech at the United Nations General Assembly to attack America's 'military interference' in the world.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

EU hopeful of Ukraine gas deal

Friday, September 26th 2014, 15:49
related countries: Germany Germany, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Berlin

The EU's energy commissioner outlines plans for a deal between Ukraine and Russia to end their row over gas deliveries, after talks in Berlin.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Week in pictures: 20-26 September 2014

Friday, September 26th 2014, 14:15

First Russian woman in space for 17 years + other pics of the week
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Shares of Russian oil tycoon seized

Friday, September 26th 2014, 10:20

A Russian court seizes shares in the oil firm Bashneft, whose billionaire owner Vladimir Yevtushenkov is under house arrest.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

First Russian woman in ISS mission

Friday, September 26th 2014, 3:30
related countries: United States United States

Russia has sent a woman into space for the first time in 17 years as part of a joint US-Russian mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ukraine: 'Keep Russia sanctions'

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 3:50
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States
related places: Moscow, West

Ukraine's prime minister urges the West not to lift sanctions on Russia, after the US president says they could go if Moscow supports peace efforts.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nato sees Russia pullback in Ukraine

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 15:08
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Nato says it has observed a "significant" withdrawal of Russian troops from eastern Ukraine, but adds that some forces still remain there.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan increases sanctions on Russia

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 14:20
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Japan imposes additional sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis as tension rises over their own territorial dispute.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia plans for internet crisis

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 12:11

Russia is making plans to ensure state control over the country's internet traffic in a national emergency, Russian media report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ukraine to pull back artillery

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 12:01
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine is preparing to withdraw heavy weaponry away from separatist rebel lines in the east, the military says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Moscow rally against Ukraine crisis

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 7:07
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

Thousands of Russians march in Moscow to protest against Russia's involvement in the Ukraine crisis.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Fire engulfs Russian tower block

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 12:39
related places: Krasnoyarsk

Firefighters are trying to contain a fire that has engulfed a residential building in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, according to Russian media.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nato: Ukraine truce 'in name only'

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 1:12
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A two-week-old ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists in the east is a truce "in name only", says Nato top commander Philip Breedlove.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ukraine deal with eastern rebels

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 10:50
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Minsk

The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russian jets intercepted off Alaska

Friday, September 19th 2014, 23:40
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Alaska

Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ukraine president urges US support

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 20:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls on the US to provide military assistance to his country to counter pro-Russian eastern separatists.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Forgotten death of Russian serviceman

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 12:24
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russians find their relatives killed in Ukraine conflict are forgotten
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia to extend media controls

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 12:16

A bill to restrict foreign ownership in Russia's media will go before the Russian parliament, dominated by allies of President Putin.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

BBC team attacked in southern Russia

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 10:55
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A BBC team is attacked in southern Russia after investigating reports of Russian servicemen killed near the border with Ukraine.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Shares plunge after Russian arrest

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 9:41

Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov is put under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering, and shares in his company Sistema tumble.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russians urged 'don't panic'

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 18:33
related countries: United States United States

Russian authorities urged people not to panic on Tuesday as the rouble fell to a new all-time low against the US dollar amid concerns about the effect of sanctions on the country's economy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia 'must boost Crimea forces'

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 15:55
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's defence minister says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Can EU-Ukraine trade pact survive Russian pressure?

Monday, September 15th 2014, 23:23

Why EU-Ukraine trade pact is at risk
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Traitors in Putin's Russia

Monday, September 15th 2014, 8:05

Russian wanted over Litvinenko killing takes on 'traitors' on TV
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Litvinenko suspect gets Russian TV show

Monday, September 15th 2014, 5:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The prime suspect in the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian agent killed in London now has his own TV programme in Russia
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Tomato fight to oppose Russia boycott

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 21:08

Hundreds of people have been showing their opposition to a Russian boycott of fruit and vegetables from Europe with a tomato fight in Amsterdam.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nato members 'send arms to Ukraine'

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 19:07
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Nato countries have started delivering arms to Ukraine to help its soldiers combat pro-Russian separatists in the east, the defence minister says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 8/75

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.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS