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.
As part of his Europe-Russia tour, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 6. The two are expected to address the territorial row besetting the bilateral ties. Martin Fritz reports.
Pro-Putin bikers have set out on a controversial ride to Berlin to commemorate the end of World War II. But for the second year in a row, Poland has barred the group from crossing its borders due to security concerns.
Sometimes it’s hard to tell which direction the Russian government is going in. Fiona Clark looks at some recent policy decisions that bode well, but are duly dashed by the next government move.
The launch of the first rocket from a new Russian space facility has been delayed after a last-minute glitch. President Putin said there would be 'consequences' if it turns out the hitch was the result of 'sloppiness.'
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