Pentagon denied on Thursday media reports that a Russian nuclear powered submarine cruised unnoticed for several weeks in the Gulf of Mexico near the shores of the United States.
A Russian Army Mil Mi-28N, one of the force's newest machines, crashed on Thursday at its base in Mozdok, North Ossetia.
A Ukrainian opposition leader vowed on Wednesday that pro-EU protesters in Kiev, thousands of whom were rallying outside the presidential administration, the cabinet of ministers and the parliament, would soon besiege more government buildings.
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday expressed his support for granting amnesty to perhaps tens of thousands of Russian prisoners in honor of the 20th anniversary of the country’s constitution.
The United States is collecting nearly 5 billion records every day on the location of cell phones throughout the world in a massive effort to track individuals’ movements across the globe, the Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing classified documents disclosed by US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
Russia’s foreign minister and the US secretary of state on Sunday discussed cooperation in preparing for an international conference on Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.