Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with approximately 15.1 million residents within the city limits, 17 million within the urban area and 20 million within the metropolitan area. Moscow is one of Russia's federal cities.
An opposition politician in Moscow urged Russians on Friday to take to the streets this weekend to protest against sweeping constitutional reforms floated by President Vladimir Putin. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Russia on Jan. 11 for talks with President Vladimir Putin on the crisis triggered by the killing of top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in a..
Increasing numbers of Syrian students are learning Russian as a foreign language in public schools, a move that reflects the extent to which Syrian-Russian relations have grown since the war started in..
A Russian navy ship 'aggressively approached' a U.S. Navy destroyer in the North Arabian Sea on Thursday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet said in a statement on Friday, but Russia denied it..
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed counterterrorism cooperation and the potential for arms control in a phone call on Sunday, the White House said. Roger Fortuna..
Few people on the streets of Moscow on Thursday had heard of Mikhail Mishustin, the former Federal Tax Service chief plucked from relative obscurity by President Vladimir Putin this week to serve as.. Reuters - Published
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fast-tracked work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024 while lawmakers quickly sealed his.. WorldNews - Published
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shake-up of Russia’s leadership Wednesday, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in power well past the end of his term.. WorldNews - Published
Russia's defense ministry said on Tuesday that Khalifa Haftar, commander of forces in eastern Libya, had been positive about a ceasefire deal drafted at talks in Moscow and is taking two days to.. Reuters - Published
Ukrainian company hacked Russian military spies have hacked a Ukrainian gas company that is at the heart of an impeachment trial of President Trump, who sought last year to pressure Ukraine to.. WorldNews - Published
Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army, has left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on Monday, the TASS news agency cited the Russian Foreign.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •France 24
Attempts to broker a ceasefire between the sides to the Libyan conflict have failed in Russia, Moscow has confirmed, as the head of rebel forces in Libya leaves the peace talks. Russia and Turkey have.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •France 24
Libya's warring leaders made some progress at indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday but failed to agree on an open-ended ceasefire to end a nine-month war over the capital Tripoli. France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Ankara, Turkey, on Jan. 13, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] Negotiations between Libya's warring leaders in.. WorldNews - Published
Fighters of UN-backed government forces observe the eastern-based army in Southern Tripoli, Libya, on Jan. 12, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] Certain progress has been made in the talks on Libyan settlement in.. WorldNews - Published
Turkish and Syrian heads of intelligence met in Moscow on Monday, in the first official contact in years despite Ankara's long-standing hostility to President Bashar al-Assad, a senior Turkish official.. Reuters - Published
CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s rival leaders meeting for rare peace talks on Monday with Russian and Turkish officials in Moscow was a stark reminder of how the Libyan civil war has shape-shifted in recent.. WorldNews - Published
Libya's warring leaders did not meet officially during indirect peace talks held in Moscow on Monday, the Interfax news agency cited a member of the Russian delegation, which mediated the talks.. Reuters - Published
Talks aimed at agreeing an unconditional and open-ended ceasefire in Libya failed to achieve a breakthrough on Monday despite making good progress, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told.. Reuters - Published
Libya's warring leaders held indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday with Russia and Turkey urging the rivals to sign a binding truce to end a nine-month-old war and pave the way for a settlement that.. Reuters - Published
Talks between Libya's warring parties in Moscow, supported by Turkish and Russian officials, are going positively, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that Ankara was working to ensure the.. Reuters - Published
Libya's warring rival leaders will hold peace talks in Moscow on Monday alongside representatives from Russia and Turkey, Russian news agencies cited the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying. Reuters - Published
Both sides in Libya's conflict are expected to meet in Moscow on Monday to sign an agreement on the terms of a ceasefire which went into effect on Sunday, ending nine months of fighting after weeks of.. WorldNews - Published
Both sides in Libya's conflict are expected Monday in Moscow to sign an agreement on the terms of a ceasefire which went into effect over the weekend, ending nine months of fighting after weeks of.. France 24 - Published
Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at a joint press-conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Moscow on Saturday, said it was time to hold Libya peace talks in Berlin, as it was.. Reuters - Published
The Russian capital has been named the world’s fifth-best metropolis in a ranking of 100 major cities by Resonance Consultancy. It is the top-hashtagged city on Instagram, the consultancy firm said... WorldNews - Published
A Russian deputy foreign minister said on Friday that Moscow currently sees no grounds to blame Iran for the crash of a Ukrainian airliner near Tehran, contradicting statements by Canada and others,.. Reuters - Published
BENGHAZI: Eastern Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar late Thursday rejected calls for a cease-fire by Turkey and Russia and announced a continuation of his military operations against a UN-recognized.. WorldNews - Published
MINSK, Belarus -- Russia has halted oil supplies to Belarus as talks on strengthening economic ties remained stalled over concerns that Russia could effectively swallow up its neighbor. In a case that.. WorldNews - Published
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russia has halted oil supplies to Belarus after the two countries failed to renegotiate a contract amid talks on further improving economic ties. Belarus' state-owned.. WorldNews - Published
MOSCOW (AP) — As Russian President Vladimir Putin marks two decades in power , he boasts about his achievements but remains coy about his political future — a reticence that fuels wild speculation.. WorldNews - Published
Turkey will not withdraw from its observation posts in Syrian rebel bastion province of Idlib which has seen an increase in violence carried out by regime forces supported by Russian airstrikes, the.. WorldNews - Published
MOSCOW: Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country have agreed to swap dozens of prisoners on Sunday, the self-declared rebel republic of Donetsk said. Both sides had.. WorldNews - Published
DUBAI/MOSCOW--Iran, China and Russia began joint naval drills on Friday in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman, in what Moscow said was an unprecedented exercise in naval cooperation and training. Waters.. WorldNews - Published
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has repeatedly expressed concern to Washington over U.S. visa delays for officials from Russia and other countries, a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday after.. Reuters - Published