Russian protesters demand ban on Chabad movementRussian Jewish leaders slam anti-Semitic rally, in which some 100 protesters called for 'Holy War on Chabad 'settlement' in Russia.
Iran to receive S-300 missiles 'by end of 2016'Russian official confirms Tehran will finally receive controversial air defense missile system by the end of 2016.
Russian chief rabbi: Stamp out hate speechRabbi Berel Lazar hits back following dissemination of anti-Semitic conspiracy theory by politician from Vladimir Putin's ruling party.
Russia seeks resolution on Syria chemical weaponsRussia and China propose UN resolution that would have states report when terrorists are developing chemical weapons in Syria.
Syria: Two Russian military pilots killed in crashRussian military helicopter crashes near city of Homs, killing two pilots. Total of seven Russian troops have died in Syria.
Russians comb through ISIS-rigged ancient cityArmy sappers work to demine the ancient ruins of Palmyra, after ISIS left plenty of explosive surprises as they fled.
Russian Jewish cemetery vandalized with swastikasVandals desecrate the Jewish cemetery in Petrozavodsk, Russia. Community leader: ‘We thought such behavior was a thing of the past.’
Russia denies it agreed to dethrone AssadKremlin spokesperson denies Russia agreed with US to exile Assad, despite his curiously timed elections announcement.
Russian pressure? Assad is ready for electionsOn heels of report revealing Russia agreed to turn its back on Assad and have him exiled, Assad says he has 'no problem' with elections.
Putin withdrawing from Syria? Au contraireReuters analysis reveals Russia is shipping even more equipment to Syria after Putin announced withdrawal of 'main force.'
Russia hands Syria its first major defeat of ISISDespite pullout, Russian ground and air forces heavily involved in helping regime conquer ancient city of Palmyra from ISIS.
Syrian regime: Russia cannot pressure usRegime chief negotiator says thinking Russian pullout weakens regime position is a 'misreading,' US-Russia meetings have no impact on talks.
Most Russian warplanes have left SyriaSpokesman for American military confirms that most if not all Russian warplanes have been withdrawn from Syria.
ISIS claims killing 5 Russian troops near PalmyraDays after Putin announces pullout, ISIS announces it killed Russians near ancient city. Russian death toll previously had been at 4.
'We felt Putin is loyal to Israel's security'Rivlin meets Russian PM about expanding ties, as his director reveals details of meeting with Putin the day before.
Arab League: Russia withdrawal helps Syria peaceArab League chief lauds 'positive step' of Russia pulling out most of its forces, says it may help bring success in peace talks.
Kerry to visit Putin as Syria peace hopes run highWest cautiously applauds Russian pullout as negotiations advance. Kerry to stop in Moscow to 'take advantage of this moment.'
Syria rebels declare 'victory' as Russia withdrawsMorale of rebels and activists 'sky high' with Russia pullout, as they estimate Assad 'cannot survive alone.'
After 'pullout,' Russia bombs SyriaDay after Putin orders out 'main part' of forces, Russian airstrikes help Syrian regime advance on ancient Palmyra, held by ISIS.
Russia begins withdrawal from SyriaFirst group of Russian military planes leave base in Syria after Vladimir Putin's surprise withdrawal announcement.
Syria: Russia will support fight against 'terror'Syrian presidency says Russia will keep up its support for the regime's "anti-terrorist" battle, following its pullout of forces from Syria.
Russian forces to withdraw from SyriaRussian President Vladimir Putin orders Defense Ministry to begin withdrawing troops from Syria. No explanation has been given.
Russia 'has evidence' Turkey invaded SyriaForeign Minister Lavrov says Turkish troops have entered Syrian territory as part of a 'creeping expansion' on the border.
Russian slanders the Bible, faces jail timeRussian atheist may spend a year in jail for saying, 'there is no God, the Bible is a collection of Jewish legends.'
Russia: Nanny who beheaded girl 'schizophrenic'Cover up? Russian authorities play down claims by 'bloody nanny' that she killed to avenge Syria campaign, insist she is mentally ill.
Moscow nanny: 'Allah ordered' me to behead childGulchekhra Bobokulova admits to murdering four-year-old child under her care, parading around with her head.
Moscow: Woman arrested holding severed headRussian police nab suspect, heard shouting 'I am a terrorist!', outside metro station in Moscow.
Syrian ceasefire breached numerous timesJust one day into truce, Saudis and opposition accuse Russia and Assad of at least 15 violations, Russia blames rebels for 9 breaches.
Russia pummels Syrian rebels before ceasefireMonitor warns Russia conducting 'more intense than usual' wave of strikes, including on moderate opposition targets, to 'score points.'
EU warns Russia and Turkey are headed for open warEU foreign policy chief warns a 'hot war' between Russia and Turkey may be imminent as Syrian war spins into 'something bigger.'
Russia and Assad heading to a crisis?After Assad vows to retake all of Syria, Moscow tells him to tone it down, warning he may find himself in 'a very difficult situation.'
Russia accuses Turkey of helping ISIS recruitRussian letter to UN Security Council alleges Ankara is helping jihadists recruit from Caucasus and Central Asia, in network led by Russian.
Russian bombers approach UKUK Ministry of Defense confirms that two Russian bombers are approaching UK airspace. Royal Air Force sends Typhoons to intercept.
Iran to receive advanced Russian jets, submarinesRussia, Iran likely to sign massive arms deal for jet fighters, submarines, and missile systems.
Blame game: Syria claims US bombed hospitalAfter US and observer say Russia struck MSF hospital, Syrian ambassador to Moscow defends ally, says 'America did it.'
Syria peace deal is 'Ukraine 2.0'McCain slams ceasefire agreement for letting Russia keep bombing at will, Ya'alon skeptical: 'we can't make an egg from an omelette.'
The end of Israeli air superiority over Lebanon?Hezbollah gets 'game changing' anti-air weapons, threatens to end Israel's air advantage and shoot down fighter jets.
Kerry vs Russia: Stop bombing Syrian oppositionKerry reports most Russian airstrikes have hit legitimate opposition groups, demand it change its targeting posthaste.
Germany says Syria peace deal hangs on RussiaGermany says Russia must stop airstrikes in order to implement deal, accusing Moscow of 'seriously compromising political process.'
Jewish leader: 'Jews won't take up Putin's offer'After Putin proposed the Jews of Europe take refuge in Russia, head of the Jewish Autonomy of Tatarstan expresses doubts.
Russia: Offensive in Syria could spark 'world war'After Saudis say their decision to deploy troops in Syria is 'final,' Medvedev issues a dire warning.
Russian engineers working with ISIS in SyriaWhile Russia says it is fighting terror group, new evidence shows it is cutting economic deals amid the bloodshed in Syria.
Kurds turn to 'great power' Russia as Turkey fumes'Russia not just an actor, it writes the script'; Kurds turn to increasingly assertive Russia - which is happy to oblige in swipe at Turkey.
US: Russian bombing 'enabling ISIS' in SyriaHarsh words from Obama envoy, as Russian bombing campaign continues targeting rebels opposed to ISIS and regime.
Russian special forces 'embedded in ISIS'Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov claims Russian intelligence has successfully infiltrated Islamic State terror group.
Abbas 'firmly' backs Russian airstrikes for AssadRussian Federation Council head meets with Abbas, says he finally showed hand in supporting Assad's regime in civil war.
Russia denies it sabotaged Syria talksRussia blasts the West for saying it sabotaged Syria peace talks by militarily backing the Damascus regime.
NATO accuses Russia of 'undermining' Syrian peaceAfter peace talks crumble amid new offensive backed by Russian airstrikes on opposition, NATO head takes shots at Moscow.
Russia says Turkey is about to invade SyriaRussian defense ministry warns it has 'serious grounds' to think Turkey is making 'intensive preparations for an armed invasion.'
US demands Russia cease bombing in SyriaKerry lays blame for suspension of peace talks on Russia, asserts it has 'a responsibility' to stop bombing the Syrian opposition.
Russia claims not passing weapons to HezbollahFollowing internal probe of its military, Russia tells Israel that it is not passing weapons on to Hezbollah.
Russia accused of creating 'new Hitler' in SyriaSyrian opposition likens Assad to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, in attack on Russia's interference in Syrian civil war at start of peace talks.
Iran hails Russia for pushing nuclear deal throughIranian nuclear chief reveals if it wasn't for Moscow, controversial nuclear deal never would have been completed.
Suspected Russian attacks kill 10 Syrian civiliansAir strikes in ISIS-held village kill 10 civilians, including three children.
NATO warns Russia to 'fully respect' airspaceErdogan: 'Russia will have to face consequences if it keeps on such violations against Turkey's sovereignty rights.'
Russia safer for Jews than parts of Western Europe'Refuge' offer to Jews may not have been serious, but Putin's record on anti-Semitism puts European critics to shame.
Russian strikes helped 'turn around' SyriaRussian FM: Air strikes helped beat back terrorists, prop up Bashar al-Assad.