ISIS: Putin, we will come to RussiaThe Islamic State calls for jihad in Russia in new video.
Russia helps Aleppo residents escapeAs Syrian forces bomb Aleppo, Russia offers beleaguered residents "humanitarian escape corridors."
Russia won't be fully banned from Olympic GamesAfter calls for a total ban against Russian athletes in the Olympics for doping, the IOC decides against complete ban.
Olympic ban on Russian athletes upheldBan on Russian participation in 2016 Summer Olympics upheld amid accusations of doping.
Synagogue embraces latest video game crazeRussian synagogue embraces latest video game craze to boost its revival.
Kerry on Iran deal: World a safer place todaySecretary of State John Kerry praises results of Iran deal in 'stabilizing' region ahead of Moscow visit to discuss war in Syria.
Watch: Russian pilots downed, killed by ISISBattlefield video shows ISIS shooting down Russian helicopter, celebrating as pilots fall to their deaths.
Israeli hikers rescued on Russia-Mongolia borderTwo Israelis and two Russians rescued after blizzard left them stranded thousands of meters above sea level.
US-Russia dogfight narrowly avoided over SyriaUS, Russian fighter jets face off after Russian forces bomb US-allied rebels.
Moscow denies strikes on US-backed rebels in SyriaRussian defense ministry spokesman says airstrike in question hit 'more than 300 kilometers away from the area' claimed by US.
US slams Russia striking US-backed Syrian rebelsAshton Carter says accident is no excuse for hitting anti-ISIS forces.
Experts: Tank returned by Russia is the wrong oneMilitary expert say tank from battle of Sultan Ya’akov and returned by Russia was not the one from which three IDF soldiers were abducted.
Russia blasts diplomats' calls to strike AssadRussian officials criticize cable signed by a group of U.S. diplomats urging strikes against Syrian President.
Kerry tells Russia US patience on Syria 'limited'US Secretary of State says Assad regime must respect fragile ceasefire, warns Washington's patience running out.
Russia returns captured IDF tankRussia returns tank captured during 1982 Lebanon War. Netanyahu: 'Families will now have a grave to visit.'
Netanyahu: 'No Syrian launchpad against Israel'Talking to Moscow's Jewish leaders, PM admits Israeli activity in Syria, says he talked with Putin about new regional 'arrangement.'
Netanyahu visits Judea-Samaria expo in the KremlinAs PM visits, Yesha Council holds pavilion of local goods in Moscow for first time; Minister Erdan lauds victory over BDS.
Russia to return Israeli tank from Sultan YacoubTank was captured during 1982 First Lebanon War along with three Israeli soldiers whose fates are unknown.
Russian base severely damaged in ISIS attackRussian airbase took 'quite a bad hit', destroying 20 trucks and four helicopters, according to US intelligence firm.
Kerry urges Russia to help stop Syrian attacksKerry asks Russian counterpart to press Syria to stop bombing opposition forces and civilians in Aleppo and the Damascus suburbs.
Russia nabs group planning 'Paris-style' attacksRussia's security agency tracks down a group working to prepare "Paris-style" attacks in big Russian cities.
Russian soldier killed by Syrian rebelsHours before ceasefire is set to expire, Russian soldier killed by Syrian rebels.
Ross: Mideast turning to Russia because we're weakObama's former Middle East adviser says Israel and Arab countries are turning to Russia because of America's weakness.
Britain blasts Russia for blocking UN resolutionBritain slams Russia for blocking a UN Security Council statement condemning the Syrian military offensive in Aleppo.
Putin: Free land in Russia’s far eastVladimir Putin has approved ‘manifest destiny’ law offering every Russian citizen free plots of land in the Arctic and Siberia.
Kremlin denies meeting was on aerial incidentRussia rejects Israeli media reports, according to which Netanyahu met Putin after Russian jet fired on Israeli aircraft.
Netanyahu: Putin meet for IDF operational freedomPM hails achievements for Israeli security made in Moscow meeting, reveals details including coordination of two armies on war front.
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.'