MOSCOW A court on Friday extended by two months the pre-trial detention of a former U.S. Marine who has been held in Russia on suspicion of spying since December and who accused Moscow prison authorities of injuring him.
MOSCOW Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges.
MOSCOW Lightning struck a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft knocking out its auto pilot system shortly before it crash landed in Moscow last month killing 41 people, investigators said on Friday, adding it had approached too fast and been too heavy.
LIPETSK, Russia Russia's largest steelmaker, NLMK, has had to scramble to supply its U.S. operations after a 25% U.S. tariff imposed last year disrupted its shipments of steel slab from Russia.
First quarter net profit halved at United Company Rusal year-on-year as the lingering effects of U.S. sanctions and depressed global prices hit the Russian aluminum giant.
KIEV/MOSCOW The wife of Ukrainian president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy bought a luxury apartment for less than half the market rate from business tycoon Oleksandr Buryak, according to official income and property records.
KIEV/MOSCOW The wife of Ukrainian president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy bought a luxury apartment for less than half the market rate from business tycoon Oleksandr Buryak, according to official income and property records. | Video
* Zelenskiy camp said sale was in line with market at time
(Adds comments from Zelenskiy's campaign office)
* Reuters could not establish why flat sold below market
KIEV When comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy strode onto stage on Sunday to claim victory in Ukraine's presidential election, he was accompanied by several teammates who could become familiar faces in Ukrainian politics in the coming months.