Russia on Tuesday accused Israel of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria's Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what it described as a hostile act.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the country's name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union.
The Russian government has now adopted new amendments to an education bill that will make minority languages lessons in ethnic republics optional, and which limit their teaching to a maximum of two hours a week.
More than 30,000 people have fled their homes in northwest Syria since Syrian government and allied forces resumed air and ground bombardments there last week, a United Nations official said on Monday.
Crew members last week found the hole, roughly 2 millimeters in diameter, on the inner wall of Russia's Soyuz module on the orbital space station after ground operators reported slight dips in pressure levels.
President Donald Trump has warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies Iran and Russia not to "recklessly attack" Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, warning that hundreds of thousands of people could be killed.
The Soviet Union sacrificed a lot during World War II. Millions of Russians died, more than from any other country. And for them, the D-Day invasions were an answer to their appeals to the West to relieve pressure on the Soviet forces who were battling the Nazis.
US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday furiously denied explosive claims that Russian intelligence has gathered compromising personal and professional information on him, hours before he faces the media for the first time since his election win.
A photo of three pioneering women doctors has been circulating in social media -- but they're not wearing white lab coats. They're wearing culturally significant dress and they represent the first women doctors from their countries, back in the 1800s.
Lithuania's foreign minister says modified Iskander missiles have a range of up to 435 miles — meaning they could reach Berlin from the Russian outpost, which is sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania.