- 23:03 09/10/2009
Five police officers were injured by a bomb blast on Friday evening in the capital of Chechnya, a local investigator said.
- 22:56 09/10/2009
Russia's president congratulated Jacques Rogge on Friday on his re-election as head of the International Olympic Committee, and pledged to strengthen ties with the IOC.
- 21:34 09/10/2009
Half of St. Petersburg's residents are against the planned construction of a 400-meter Gazprom tower in the historic city center, according to a survey released on Friday.
- 19:54 09/10/2009
A Moscow court postponed on Friday hearings on a libel suit filed by Joseph Stalin's grandson against a newspaper until October 13.
- 19:12 09/10/2009
Russia's Navy will buy at least 24 MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D) fighters to be deployed on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, an unnamed Defense Ministry official said on Friday.
- 18:53 09/10/2009
Moldova handed over its presidency of the Commonwealth of Independent States to Russia on Friday during the CIS summit in Chisinau.
- 18:21 09/10/2009
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev congratulated President Barack Obama on his Nobel Peace Prize award on Friday, and welcomed the U.S. leader's positive impact on global affairs.
- 18:20 09/10/2009
A team of highly qualified Russian pediatricians arrived in Indonesia on Friday to provide assistance to children in West Sumatra affected by the recent earthquakes.
- 17:41 09/10/2009
Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said on Friday that Russia was not holding any talks on switching to non-dollar oil payments.
- 17:40 09/10/2009
The decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to President Barack Obama was an expression of disappointment with the previous U.S. leadership, a Russian senator said on Friday.
- 17:30 09/10/2009
Two Russian nuclear-powered strategic submarines have test-launched intercontinental ballistic missiles, the Defense Ministry said on Friday.
- 16:41 09/10/2009
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will meet with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her visit to Moscow next week, the Russian foreign minister said on Friday.
- 16:28 09/10/2009
The Russian Prosecutor's Office confirmed on Friday the death of Vyacheslav Ivankov, a notorious crime boss known as Yaponchik (Little Japanese).
- 15:32 09/10/2009
Russian military prosecutors said on Friday they would not press charges against the commander of Russia's Airborne Troops.
- 14:39 09/10/2009
One man was killed in Ingushetia on Friday when his car exploded as he drove out of the capital of the Russian North Caucasus republic, a police spokesman said.
- 13:20 09/10/2009
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called on Friday on the United States to advance the process of strategic arms reduction.
- 12:39 09/10/2009
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said he strongly opposes the appearance of new members of the so-called nuclear club.
- 12:03 09/10/2009
Russia strongly condemns Thursday's suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
- 11:30 09/10/2009
Russia and the United States will hold missile defense talks on October 12 in Moscow, a source in the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.