Agence France-Presse . Moscow

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    Russia, New Zealand primed for opener

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 17, 2017

    Hosts Russia kick off the Confederations Cup against New Zealand in Saint Petersburg today, targeting victory in their opening match to set the tone for...

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    Russia warns US against unilateral strike on N Korea

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:25am on April 18, 2017

    Russia on Monday warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US vice president Mike Pence said the era of ‘strategic patience’...

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    Russia slams watchdog for not visiting site of alleged Syria chemical attack

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 07:04pm on April 14, 2017

    Russia on Friday criticised the global chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, but instead...

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    Sharapova boxes clever as return nears

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:24pm on February 02, 2017

    Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book...

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    Russian diplomats expelled from US arrive in Moscow

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:16am on January 03, 2017

    A plane carrying 35 diplomats expelled from the United States over Russia’s alleged meddling in the US presidential election arrived in Moscow early Monday, Russian...

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    92 killed as Russian jet crashes into Black Sea

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:00am on December 26, 2016

    A Russian military plane heading to Syria crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday, with no sign of survivors among the 92 on board, including...

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    Half of Russians fear Syria could spark WWIII: poll

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:37am on November 01, 2016

    Nearly half of Russians fear that Moscow’s bombing campaign in Syria could spark World War III, a poll showed Monday...

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    Russia chooses wolf as WC mascot

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:36pm on October 22, 2016

    Russia has chosen a goggled wolf as mascot for the 2018 World Cup. The wolf, unveiled to the public early Saturday after a month of...