The captain of a Russian passenger jet has been hailed as a hero for landing his plane in a field after it collided with a flock of birds seconds after take-off, causing both engines to malfunction.
Tens of thousands of people have joined one of Moscow’s biggest political protests in recent years, denouncing the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the Russian capital’s city council ballot.
Typhoon fighter jets have been scrambled twice in one day in response to Russian “Bear” bombers, one of which was “approaching British airspace”.
Powerful explosions at a military depot in Russia’s Siberia have left 12 people injured and one missing, forcing over 16,500 people to leave their homes.
Protesters once again took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday, decrying the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates for upcoming city council elections.
An image of a teenage girl sitting in front of riot police with the Russian constitution on her lap has gone viral – viewed by many as a metaphor for young people’s disillusionment with politics in the nation.
An unmanned Russian spaceship carrying tons of supplies to the International Space Station has docked with the orbiting laboratory.
RAF fighter jets intercepted a Russian aircraft near Estonia on Sunday, the Ministry of Defence has said.
Iran’s deputy foreign minister said discussions in Austria with representatives from nations that want to salvage an unravelling nuclear accord were “good”.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been admitted to hospital after suffering a serious allergic attack while in detention, his spokeswoman said.
Representatives from Europe, China and Russia, nations that are still committed to the Iran nuclear deal, plan to meet Iran’s representative in Vienna on Sunday to discuss how to salvage the unravelling accord.
President Vladimir Putin has led Russia’s first major naval parade in years, a day after hundreds of anti-government protesters were detained in violent clashes with police in Moscow.
Russian police have cracked down fiercely on demonstrators in central Moscow, arresting more than 1,000 people who were protesting against the exclusion of some opposition candidates from an upcoming election to the city council.
More than 600 people are believed to have been arrested in Moscow during a protest against the exclusion of some opposition candidates from an upcoming election to the city council.
British media in Russia have been warned to prepare themselves for the consequences after Ofcom fined RT £200,000 for a breach of impartiality rules.
Russian officials have called for an investigation over claims that one of its military planes violated South Korean airspace.
South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots after a Russian military plane briefly violated South Korea’s airspace twice, Seoul officials have said.
The UK’s data watchdog has said it is “considering” concerns raised about the FaceApp service over potential privacy issues.
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A giant statue of Ed Sheeran has appeared in a Moscow park ahead of a concert in the Russian city.