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 Russian citizen traveling from Bali to Irkutsk was on board of the passenger jet lost over the South China Sea, the Russian Embassy in Malaysia said Saturday.
Host nation Russia dominated the first day of the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, finishing Saturday top of the medal table with four golds.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is showing double standards in its approach to the current political crisis in Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Washington on Friday against "hasty and reckless” steps over the crisis in Ukraine that could harm Russia-US relations.