- Putin and Russian political elite bid farewell to Primakov Updated: Jun-29-15 8:32 am
MOSCOW - Russia's president and political elite joined thousands of mourners on Monday in bidding farewell to Yevgeny Primakov, a former prime minister who also served as Russia's top diplomat and foreign intelligence chief during a long and distinguished career.
- Former Russian PM Yevgeny Primakov dies at 85 Updated: Jun-26-15 8:13 am
MOSCOW - Former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, whose career included desperate but unsuccessful diplomatic efforts to avert wars in Iraq and NATO's bombing of Yugoslavia, has died. He was 85.
- Russia rejects US accusations of nuclear treaty breach Updated: Jun-09-15 9:59 am
MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday pledged adherence to a Cold War-era nuclear treaty and rejected U.S. accusations that it had violated it.
- Russia's Putin to visit Pope Francis June 10 at the Vatican Updated: Jun-04-15 7:58 am
VATICAN CITY - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Pope Francis on June 10 at the Vatican, with conflicts in Syria and Ukraine likely to top the Holy See's agenda.