Russian President Vladimir Putin says hand grenade fragments were found in the bodies of people who died in the Aug. 23 crash of mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin's plane.
In a summit in Russia, President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un showed how geopolitical tensions have brought the two neighbors isolated by the West into closer alignment.
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The spy chief also told NPR's Mary Louise Kelly that discontent in Russia has created a "once-in-a-generation" opportunity to recruit Russians to spy on behalf of the U.S.
The U.N.-backed Black Sea Grain Initiative allowed Ukraine to ship food to other parts of the world during the war. Russian President Vladimir Putin says he's suspending the deal for now.
In a brief five-minute speech, Putin seemed to reaffirm a deal he reached to end the conflict, which resulted in Wagner Group commander Yevgeny Prigozhin being exiled to Belarus.
The rebellious leader of the Wagner mercenary group said he had ordered his troops back to base, but analysts say the serious challenge to the Russian president will diminish his authority.
Most major military operations are shrouded in secrecy. Ukraine's planned offensive against Russia has been under public debate for months. This has created expectations. Some realistic, some not.
The Chinese leader's call comes as he has sought to play the role of peacemaker, though chances of a big breakthrough are slim, given how far apart Russia's and Ukraine's positions remain.
They used to be called Kremlinologists — American experts on the Soviet Union. Now there's a new generation of Putinologists who seek to interpret Russia by analyzing its authoritarian leader.
The largest Russian Orthodox cemetery outside Russia is in a suburb of Paris. This normally tranquil place has become a battleground between Russia and the West.
The Kremlin dismissed the idea of talks with President Biden to end the war in Ukraine and said its assault on Ukrainian infrastructure was an "inevitable" response to Kyiv's attacks.