MOSCOW (AP) - "Men in Black" agents K and J may be about to recruit a new Russian assistant: Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Medvedev has spoken about top secret files on aliens that may have landed in Russia. In footage recorded Friday after a television interview, the former president joked... more »
MOSCOW (AP) - Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy have won their third pairs title at the world figure skating championships, setting two world records on Thursday. The Germans were in second after the short program behind defending champions Pang Qing and Tong Jian of China. But their clean and playful... more »
The Internation Skating Union has decided to hold the World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow. The event was scheduled for Japan, but canceled because of the earthquakes and tsunami damage.
The Championships will be held at Megasport Arena in Moscow from April 24 through May 1.
The Colorado... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is condemning an explosion that killed at least 35 people at Moscow's busiest airport, calling it "an outrageous act of terrorism against the Russian people."
Russia's president, Dmitry Medvedev, said it looked like a terror attack. A state news agency says the blast... more »
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says that revelations from confidential U.S. cables released by the WikiLeaks will not harm Moscow's relations with Washington.
Medvedev said in a live interview with state television stations Friday that he and other Russian leaders were long aware of the opinions expressed... more »
Russia threatened to suspend all child adoptions by U.S. families Friday after a 7-year-old boy adopted by a woman from Tennessee was sent alone on a one-way flight back to Moscow with a note saying he was violent and had severe psychological problems.
The boy, Artyom Savelyev, was put... more »
The nation's largest transit agency has beefed up security as a precaution following the suicide bombing in Moscow's subway system. A spokesman for New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Kevin Ortiz, says the agency has a "heightened security presence" as a result. He declined further comment. The agency is in charge... more »
Drivers in downtown Moscow squinted in disbelief as an electronic highway billboard blazed a two-minute pornographic video instead of its regular advertising clips.
Late-night traffic on one of the Russian capital's busiest roads slowed Thursday as a couple's explicit escapades appeared on the 9-by-6-meter display.
Some people took... more »