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.
Turkish President Erdogan said he wanted to talk "face to face" with Russia's Putin about the downing of the Russian plane. The two countries continue to trade blame, with Moscow preparing to retaliate economically.
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.