At least six people were wounded when two masked men opened fire inside a mosque in Russia's North Caucasus region Saturday night, Russian officials said Sunday.
Russian police say 27 children and 36 adults lived in catacomb-like cells for over a decade. Matthew Chance reports.
Dozens of children and adults belonging to an Islamist sect in western Russia's Tatarstan region have been discovered living in an eight-level, underground bunker from which some had never left, authorities said Thursday.
Russian authorities are stepping up security after a threat of violence at Madonna concerts this week, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow warned.
Authorities step up security at Madonna concerts in Russia after the singer came out in support of punk band Pussy Riot.
Russian officials are investigating how the remains of 248 aborted human fetuses ended up dumped in a forest in the Ural Mountains, state news outlets reported Tuesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Monday a national day of mourning in the wake of devastating, raging floodwaters that tore through streets in the southern part of the country and killed more than 170 people, Russian media reported.
CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney and meteorologist Tom Sater report the latest on devastating flooding in Russia.
At least 141 people have died as floodwaters surge through southern Russia's Krasnodar region, state-run media reported Sunday, citing Russia's Interior Ministry.
Police detained about 40 gay-rights activists in Moscow on Sunday, alleging they attempted to hold an unauthorized demonstration during Moscow gay pride events, the police press service said.
Families and officials react to the discovery of Sukhoi plane wreckage. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.
Indonesian authorities said Wednesday that they had found part of the flight recorder of the Russian passenger jet that crashed into the side of a volcano during a demonstration flight last week, killing 45 people.
Vladimir Putin, who has dominated Russian politics for more than a decade, was sworn in Monday as the country's president two months after winning back the job in an election clouded by allegations of widespread fraud.
Russian police are cracking down on protesters ahead of Vladimir Putin's inauguration. CNN's Phil Black reports.
An anti-government protest in Moscow turned violent Sunday, with some demonstrators clashing with police after they veered off their agreed-upon route.
More than 250 are arrested at an anti-government protest that turns violent in Moscow. CNN's Phil Black reports.
At least eight people were killed and 20 injured in an apparent suicide car bomb attack and follow-up blast in the capital of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, according to state-run news agency RIA Novosti.
Police in the Russian city of St. Petersburg have arrested two gay rights activists for breaching a new law that bans the "promotion of homosexuality" to minors, state news agency RIA Novosti reported Saturday.
An early-morning fire at a market in southern Moscow killed at least 17 people Tuesday, Russia RIA Novosti news agency said.
A twin-engine plane carrying 43 people crashed soon after takeoff in Siberia on Monday, killing all but 12 people on board, Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry said.
A twin-engine plane carrying 43 people crashed soon after takeoff in Siberia, killing all but 12 people.
More than 100 people were detained in Moscow on Sunday after taking part in a protest against state television programming, police said.
A senior British lawmaker on Sunday condemned the execution in Belarus of one of two men convicted of a fatal subway bombing last year.
A woman blew herself up at a police post in Russia's southwestern republic of Dagestan, killing four officers and wounding two more, the state-run news agency RIA Novosti reported Tuesday.
Thousands of people in Moscow rallied for and against Vladimir Putin in separate rallies Monday after official election results showed the Russian prime minister handily winning back the presidency.
Russia's president on Friday ordered an investigation and the repair of a nuclear submarine that caught fire while docked along the Barents Sea, according to state media.
Scores of emergency personnel on Thursday helped battle a fire that burned a docked Russian nuclear submarine, state media reported.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in central Moscow on Thursday to protest the detention of Russian opposition activist Sergey Udaltsov.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets Saturday in Moscow, braving bitterly cold weather to demand fair elections after what they claim were rigged results earlier this month that returned Vladimir Putin's party to power.
The bodies of 11 more people have been recovered after the weekend collapse of a Russian oil rig in freezing north Pacific waters, a Russian news agency reported Monday.
At least four bodies have been found and 49 people are missing after an offshore drilling rig capsized in the Russian far east Sea of Okhotsk, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said Sunday.
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov -- the owner of the New Jersey Nets basketball team and one of the world's richest men -- said Monday that he will run for president of Russia next year.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has called for a probe into allegations of vote fraud in recent parliamentary elections, according to a post on his Facebook page Sunday.
Tens of thousands of Russians turned out in central Moscow and across the country Saturday to protest what they believe were rigged parliamentary elections.
A major rally is under way in Moscow, and protests are planned for other Russian cities, amid anger at recent elections.
Putin's party suffers sharp losses. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports it's not politics as usual for united Russia.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for a "full investigation" of irregularities in Sunday's parliamentary elections in which the party of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin appears to have suffered a serious setback.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin appears to have suffered a serious setback in parliamentary elections over the weekend, slimming his party's majority and political clout.
While Russian police arrested 170 opposition protesters in two cities, voters in the country's parliamentary election appeared to eat away at Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's support in Sunday's elections, slimming down his party's parliamentary majority.
A historian has been arrested in central Russia after police found the corpses of 29 women, dressed as dolls, in his apartment, authorities said this week.
An unmanned Russian probe launched on a mission to Mars early Wednesday failed to reach full orbit, the nation's space chief said.
Two Russian pilots aboard a MiG-31 fighter jet were killed when it crashed Tuesday, state media said.
Russia's foreign minister slammed the European Union sanctions against Syria, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported Saturday.
Two blasts -- the second coming after police and passersby had gathered at the site of the first -- killed seven people and wounded 18 Tuesday evening in the Russian republic of Chechnya, according to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti.
The Russian space agency on Monday postponed the launch of a new manned mission to the International Space Station due to last week's accident in which an unmanned cargo craft was lost, the state news agency RIA Novosti reported.
Four people were found shot to death in the Russian republic of Dagestan on Sunday, the state-run Ria Novosti news agency said.
The death toll has risen to seven in a boat collision Sunday in the center of the Russian capital, state media reported.
At least 55 people are now known to have died when a ship sank with more than 200 people aboard on Russia's Volga River, state-run media reported Monday, citing the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry.
A cruise ship carrying close to 200 people sank in Russia's Volga River on Sunday, leaving at least two people dead and large numbers missing, the state-run news agency RIA Novosti reported, citing an emergency official.
Six people died in a plane crash in western Russia on Saturday, an emergency official said.
The man who detonated a bomb at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow on Monday, killing 35 people, was a 20-year-old from the North Caucasus, the Russian Investigative Committee said Saturday.
Analysts say Russia has numerous enemies within its border that could have planted the deadly bomb.
Speaking to an audience at Davos, Russian Pres. Dmitry Medvedev talks about the terrorist attack at a Moscow airport.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev demanded Tuesday that officials responsible for security at Moscow's busiest airport be punished after 35 people were killed in a suicide bombing there, state-run media said.
A fire at a shopping center in southwestern Russia killed at least two people and injured five others Saturday, an emergency official said.
Four people were killed Saturday and more than 43 others were injured, four critically, after a Russian passenger jet caught fire shortly before takeoff, authorities said.
A plane loaded with 135 people catches fire on a Siberian runway.
Hundreds of Russians hit the streets of Moscow on Sunday, rallying to promote peace and equality in response to a rash of ethnic violence and unrest, state-run media reported.
Anna Chapman, one of the Russian sleeper agents deported by the United States in last summer's spy swap, will be giving the dour face of Russian political life a bit of flash and glamour.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, once called "the last dictator in Europe" by a U.S. official, easily won re-election in voting Sunday, according to exit polls reported by several media outlets.
A crew commander was killed and 15 passengers were injured when a helicopter crashed on the Russian Arctic island of Yamal, state media reported Sunday.
A man suspected of killing a migrant from Kyrgyzstan and leading recent riots that drew thousands in Moscow has been arrested, state media reported.
Chanting "give us our time back," thousands of people in eastern Russia Saturday protested proposed changes to the country's time zones, state media reported.
Seven people were killed Thursday and three others injured when a helicopter crashed in Russia's Siberian region, according to the state-run RIA-Novosti news agency.
A bombing and a shootout caused deaths and injuries on Saturday in Russia's tense Caucasus region, Russian media reported, citing local authorities.
At least two people are feared dead after a suicide bomber attacked the Chechen parliament Tuesday, Russian state television reported.
Flooding in the southern Russian region of Krasnodar has killed 14 people, the office of the regional governor reported Monday.
Flooding killed at least 11 people and forced hundreds to flee from their homes in Russia's southern Krasnodar territory, state media reported Saturday.
A senior Russian official has been branded an "imbecile" after tweeting that he found a worm in his salad during a Kremlin banquet for visiting German President Christian Wulff.
The number of wounded from a suicide bombing late Friday in the Russian republic of Dagestan reached at least 30 on Saturday, state media reported.
Russia and Norway signed a deal Wednesday that defines their maritime border, settling a long-running dispute that has affected commercial fishing and energy interests.
An apparent accidental explosion rattled the nerves of residents in the southern Russian city of Vladikavkaz, in North Ossetia, on Saturday, just two days after a deadly attack at a city market, Russian media reported.
A fire at a retirement home northwest of here killed nine people early Monday morning, Russian state media said.
Twelve militants and five police officers were killed Sunday morning in a confrontation that was led by Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov himself, the Russia's official RIA Novosti news agency reported.
Five suspected militants and one policeman were killed during a special anti-terrorism operation Saturday morning in the North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Russian state media said.
The search resumed Saturday for six sailors missing after their tugboat sank in the Laptev Sea off Siberia's northern coast, Russian news agencies reported.
Moscow, Russia, authorities have cut the daily sales hours for beverages with more than 15 percent alcohol, making it illegal to buy such beverages in stores between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m., according to Russian state-run news agency RIA-Novosti.
Satellite photographs on NASA's website show hundreds of hot spots generated by wildfires across central and western Russia.
CNN's Matthew Chance talks with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin about the wildfires in his country.
At least 28 people have been killed and thousands left homeless by wildfires sweeping through western Russia, authorities said Saturday.
Strong winds and stormy weather left at least seven people dead in the Leningrad region of north Russia, the state-run RIA-Novosti news agency reported Friday.
During a recent meeting, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin provided encouragement and sang patriotic songs with 10 agents who were expelled from the United States this month after they were accused of spying, state media reported.
More than 1,000 Russians have drowned recently as they attempted to find relief from a stifling heat wave -- many of them after drinking alcohol, officials said.
A NASA official confirms an unmanned cargo vessel trying to dock with the ISS flew past it and is adrift in space.
Video shows an unmanned cargo vessel that was supposed to dock at the ISS floating around in space.
An unmanned cargo spacecraft failed to dock as scheduled Friday with the International Space Station, a NASA spokeswoman said.
An explosion that derailed a train in Russia's North Caucasus was being investigated as an act of terrorism, Russian media reported.
The chief of Moscow's firefighting service died in a blaze that broke out at a business center in the northern part of the city, Russian media reported Sunday.
Russia signed a deal with Libya to provide nearly $2 billion in arms to the North African nation, Russian state media reported Saturday.
The death toll from last month's Russian nightclub inferno rose to 154, state-run media reported Saturday.
Four police officers were killed Sunday by a suicide explosion in the center of Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, the Russian state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported, citing police at the scene of the attack.
Five people were injured when a natural-gas pipeline exploded in southwest Moscow early Sunday, sending flames up to 300 meters into the air, a Russian state-run news agency reported.
Russian authorities detained 29 suspected Somali pirates in waters off the Horn of Africa, a Russian state-run news agency reported Wednesday.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the latest fatal accident involving a Russian nuclear submarine.
Russian authorities have charged a sailor with "criminally negligent homicide" in the deaths of 20 people aboard a nuclear submarine earlier this month, Russian news agencies said Monday.
At least 12 people were killed Saturday in an earthquake in Russia's Chechnya region, Russian news agencies reported.
Scenes of the aftermath of a quake in Chechnya on saturday.
Eleven fishing boat crew who had been stranded since October in a remote part of Russia's Far East have been rescued after sheltering nearly three months at an abandoned military base, according to television and Russian news agency reports.