Russian anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny lost the Moscow mayor's race, but he's calling for a recount -- and a runoff election. He claims that Sunday's contest was rigged.
Experts warn that a crisis of historic proportions is brewing between Moscow and Ankara after Turkey shot down a Russian plane that edged into its airspace on Tuesday.
Vladimir Putin has accused Turkey of financing terrorism after a Russian jet was shot down. Turkey says the plane violated the country's airspace, but as Emma Burrows reports from Moscow, Russia disagrees.
President Putin praised his mentor Boris Yeltsin in a speech opening the museum dedicated to the former Russian president. The exhibits illustrated the complicated legacy of the first leader of post-Soviet Russia.
The shooting down of Russian fighter plane will have "serious consequences" for ties between Ankara and Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov canceled a trip to Turkey.