The first edition of the Russia-Africa Summit was co-chaired by President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart President Abdel Fattah Al-sissi to re-define and intensify strategic trade relations between the two continents.
Russia's leadership is increasingly worried that a faltering economy will lead more people to demand change.
Russia's ruling party has seen its majority decrease dramatically in Moscow’s city legislature after a summer of protests
Opposition figures have sharply criticised the newly-created parliamentary commission as just another tool for the authorities to undermine the protests in Moscow.
Georgia TV journalists quit live on air over allegations of censorship
Protesters are on the streets in Moscow because they want to oust Russia's president Vladimir Putin, it's been claimed.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital on Monday and returned to prison but on Thursday his lawyer revealed a complaint had been filed saying he was poisoned.
Hundreds of people were arrested as protesters gathered in Moscow on Saturday to demand free and fair elections.
Four opposition figures had their homes raided by police on Wednesday night, according to human rights activists. But on Thursday, they said they would press ahead with Saturday's rally in Moscow for fair elections.
Moldova's new Prime Minister Maia Sandu says her country will seek stronger ties with the EU and she has vowed to fight corruption. Sandu took office last week after months of political deadlock with the Democratic Party, which refused to recognise her new coalition government.
Moscow has been told by a maritime tribunal it must release 24 sailors that were aboard vessels it intercepted in the Kerch Strait in November 2018.
StalinGulag blogger Alexander Gorbunov: I won't be silenced by Russian police
The money will be shared between 13 so-called National Projects which include increasing the fertility rate and reducing air pollution in cities.
Democracy in Europe has 'declined more than any other region,' signalling a 'democratic malaise,' the Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index has found.
"I fill my eyes with kerosene, let it all burn, let it all burn", sings Nastya Kreslina dousing herself with liquid outside the Russian White House, which houses the country's government, as her co-singer Nikolay Kostylev drops a lit match.
Putin on Wednesday accused Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of orchestrating a naval "provocation" in the Black Sea to boost his ratings ahead of next year's elections.
Ukraine is to introduce 30 days of martial law on Wednesday, but what does this really mean?
The latest edition of Global Conversation has an exclusive interview with Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev.
'For Russia, it's really about showing they're a global military power.'
Vladimir Putin's "love of children" and "great physique" were some of the topics discussed in a new Russian state-television show entirely dedicated to the president's image.
Russia wants 'counter-sanctions' imposed on 'unfriendly' countries
Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the official opening of a 19km-long bridge connecting mainland Russia with the Crimean Peninsula by driving a truck over it.
President Donald Trump has been advised to expel dozens of Russian diplomats from US soil and an announcement will likely be made on Monday, according to Bloomberg.
Is a #MeToo movement starting in Russia? Media outlets have boycotted Russia’s lower parliament after its ethics commission cleared an MP of sexual advances towards several journalists.
Allegations range from ballot box stuffing to cheap food deals near polling stations.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has secured six more years in the Kremlin with an emphatic victory in Sunday's presidential poll