(MOSCOW) -- Russia’s ruling party, United Russia, which backs President Vladimir Putin, has kept its supermajority in the country’s parliament, sweeping elections that were marred with allegations of widespread ballot rigging and saw many of the Kremlin’s top opponents barred from running. With virtually all... Read More.
(MOSCOW) -- A gunman opened fire at a university in the Russian city of Perm on Monday, killing at least 8 people and injuring about two dozen others, according to Russian authorities. Police said they detained the alleged shooter at Perm State University following a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- American fighter jets were twice in flight over Hawaii earlier this month as a precaution against Russian bombers training in the region, ABC News has learned. A U.S. defense official told ABC News that F-22 Raptors were sent out on patrol from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In their first meeting, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov both discussed a desire to find ways to work together and advance areas where there are mutual interests -- a warmer tone than relations between the two... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken spent less than 24 hours on the ground in Ukraine's capital, but his day of meetings was meant to send a strong, important signal amid the "twin" threats of Russian aggression and corruption, he said. Ukraine is only... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny said he is ending a hunger strike after 24 days, following a dire warning by his doctors a day earlier. Navalny, known as the Kremlin's fiercest critic, declared the hunger strike at the end of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday morning and proposed the two hold a summit in a third country "in the coming months to discuss the full range of issues facing the United States and Russia," according to the... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- It's not your standard diplomatic transport.A group of Russian diplomats and their families were obliged to use a hand-powered railway trolley to get home to Russia from North Korea because of travel restrictions... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- A Russian court ordered opposition leader Alexey Navalny be sent to a prison camp for two years and eight months, imprisoning President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critic despite an international outcry and protests in Russia... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (MOSCOW) -- Tens of thousands of people again protested across Russia Sunday to call for the release of jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny and were confronted with a massive deployment of security forces that sought to stifle the... Read More.
BY: PATRICK REEVELL, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny was detained by police at a Moscow airport minutes after returning to Russia for the first time since he was poisoned with a nerve agent this summer. Navalny had pledged to... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (MOSCOW) -- The Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has said he will return to Russia this week for what could be a dramatic homecoming following his poisoning with a nerve agent this summer.Navalny has been in... Read More.