Bencic beats Pavlyuchenkova to win Kremlin Cup
MOSCOW (AP) — Belinda Bencic recovered from a set down to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the Kremlin Cup final on Sunday.
Richardson accounts for 3 TDs as Idaho beats Idaho St. 45-21
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Colton Richardson passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and the Idaho defense scored three TDs — including two by Lloyd Hightower — as the Vandals beat Idaho State...
Russia, Serbia vow to boost ties despite Belgrade’s EU bid
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday vowed to further strengthen ties with Balkan ally Serbia, whose president described relations with Moscow as the best in...
Israelis rally in support of woman imprisoned in Russia
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — About 200 Israelis are demonstrating in Tel Aviv in solidarity with an Israeli woman imprisoned in Russia on drug charges.
15 dead after Russian dam collapse floods dormitories
MOSCOW (AP) — At least 15 people are dead after a dam at a small Siberian gold mine collapsed and water flooded two workers' dormitories on Saturday.
Top-seeded Svitolina loses opening match at Kremlin Cup
MOSCOW (AP) — Top-seeded Elina Svitolina lost her opening match at the Kremlin Cup on Thursday after having been a break up in the deciding set.
Syrian Kurdish-led force says it will abide by cease-fire
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The commander of Kurdish-led forces in Syria on Thursday said they will abide by a cease-fire agreement announced in Turkey by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. But his...
Putin directs exercise of Russian nuclear forces
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday oversaw sweeping war games intended to test the readiness of the nation's strategic forces for a nuclear conflict.
Bencic beats Herzog to keep WTA Finals bid on track
MOSCOW (AP) — Belinda Bencic won six of the last seven games and beat Polona Hercog 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals at the Kremlin Cup.
Fearing US abandonment, Kurds kept back channels wide open
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Syria's Kurdish fighters, America's longtime battlefield allies against the Islamic State, announced over the weekend that they were switching sides and joining up with...
Netanyahu asks Russia to free imprisoned Israeli woman
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to pardon a young Israeli woman imprisoned on drug charges in Russia.
Tired Medvedev out of Kremlin Cup after Shanghai win
MOSCOW (AP) — Daniil Medvedev has withdrawn from the Kremlin Cup because of fatigue, two days after winning the Shanghai Masters.
The fourth-ranked Russian was coming into the Moscow...
Legendary Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov buried in Russia
MYTISHCHI, Russia (AP) — Alexei Leonov, the first person to walk in space, has been laid to rest at a memorial cemetery outside the Russian capital of Moscow.
4 Russian protesters jailed on charges of assaulting police
MOSCOW (AP) — Four more people suspected of assaulting Russian police officers during a July opposition protest in Moscow have been arrested, Russia's top state investigative agency said...
Russia’s Putin visits Saudi Arabia on Mideast trip
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Saudi Arabia on Monday, meeting with the oil-rich nation's king and crown prince as he seeks to cement Moscow's...
Kremlin relishes US pullback from Syria, turmoil in Ukraine
MOSCOW (AP) — From Syria to Ukraine, new fault lines and tensions are offering the Kremlin fresh opportunities to expand its clout and advance its interests.
Israeli president asks Putin to pardon imprisoned tourist
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president has asked Russian leader Vladimir Putin to pardon a young Israeli woman imprisoned on drug charges in Russia.
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Alexei Leonov, 1st human to walk in space, dies in Moscow
MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Leonov, the legendary Soviet cosmonaut who became the first human to walk in space 54 years ago — and who nearly didn't make it back into his space capsule — has died in...
Israel calls on Russia to ease tourist’s drug sentence
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday it has asked Russia to show leniency to an Israeli tourist arrested on drug charges and has rejected an apparent swap involving a detained Russian national...
Iran frees Russian journalist held for nearly 2 weeks
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says that Iran has released a Russian journalist who has been detained for nearly two weeks over a visa violation.
The Russian Embassy in Tehran tweeted that Yulia Yuzik...
Russia lists Navalny’s anti-fraud group as a foreign agent
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials on Wednesday designated a nonprofit anti-corruption group set up by opposition leader Alexei Navalny as a foreign agent, a move seen as the latest attempt to...
Russia sends response to doping data tampering claims
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has sent a formal response to the World Anti-Doping Agency after signs of tampering were found in data it handed over regarding past performance-enhancing drug...
Jackson’s late TD ensures win for Weber State, 41-35
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Kris Jackson's late touchdown gave Weber State the points it needed to hold off Idaho 41-35 on Saturday.
Idaho (2-4, 0-2 Big Sky) got within 34-28 on Mason Petrino's...
Russian journalist detained in Iran
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian journalist has been arrested in the Iranian capital and kept in custody since earlier this week, the Russian embassy to Tehran said on Friday.
Putin: Russia helps China build missile warning system
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is helping China build a system warning about ballistic missile launches.
Since Cold War times, only the United States and Russia...
Putin: Russia helps China build missile warning system
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is helping China build a system to warn of ballistic missile launches.
Since the Cold War times, only the United States and Russia...
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Putin rejects blaming Stalin for start of World War II
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected claims that Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union share responsibility for starting World War II.
Putin implies teen climate activist is being manipulated
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg may have been manipulated to serve the interests of others.
Europe praises Ukraine deal, but opposition sees a betrayal
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia and European powers, eager to end a protracted military conflict in war-torn eastern Ukraine, welcomed a new accord between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists, but...
Atlético Madrid defeats Lokomotiv Moscow 2-0 in CL
MOSCOW (AP) — João Félix and Thomas Partey scored second-half goals as Atlético Madrid defeated Lokomotiv Moscow 2-0 Tuesday in the Champions League.
Ukraine agrees to election in separatist-controlled east
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Tuesday signed much-anticipated accords with separatists from the country's east, Russia and European monitors that agree a local election can be held in...
Duterte flies to Russia for 2nd time to meet ‘idol’ Putin
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president left for Moscow on Tuesday to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and press efforts to broaden relations while maintaining robust ties...
Russian court commutes sentence for actor at protest rally
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Monday commuted the prison sentence for a Moscow actor convicted of assaulting a police officer to a suspended one, in a case that sparked a public outcry and was...
About 20,000 rally in Moscow to demand protesters’ release
MOSCOW (AP) — About 20,000 people rallied in Moscow on Sunday to demand the release of those who were arrested during a wave of opposition demonstrations this summer.
Russian theater and film director Mark Zakharov dies at 85
MOSCOW (AP) — Mark Zakharov, a renowned Russian theater and film director whose productions were widely acclaimed and loved by several generations of Russians, has died. He was 85.
German broadcaster rejects Russian accusations of meddling
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian parliamentary panel on Friday accused Deutsche Welle, Germany's state-owned public broadcaster, of inciting protests in Moscow, a claim the broadcaster denies.
Ukraine’s prosecutor says no probe into Biden
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's top anti-corruption official said Friday his agency hasn't launched an investigation into former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden or his son, even though U.S. President Donald...
Naval base in Syria cements Russia’s Mediterranean foothold
TARTUS, Syria (AP) — A Russian submarine has moored at Russia's base in Syria after a patrol mission while another one is getting ready to sail off after replenishing supplies — the rotation that...
Former Idaho professor arrested on drug, burglary charges
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A former University of Idaho professor was arrested on drug possession and burglary charges after she was fired and banned from the campus, Idaho authorities...
Russia’s Putin hosts Venezuelan leader Maduro for talks
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday reiterated his support for his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, who has made a surprise visit to Moscow.
Furor over Trump puts Ukraine’s leader in a tough spot
MOSCOW (AP) — Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian elected Ukraine's leader in April, took office pledging to focus on ending the separatist fighting in the country's east, fomented by Russia. But...
Samoa manages yellow cards, beats Russia at Rugby World Cup
KUMAGAYA, Japan (AP) — Samoa accounted for Russia 34-9 in an incident-packed Rugby World Cup match that featured three yellow cards that could easily have been red.
Russian aircraft violates airspace of NATO member Estonia
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Moscow's ambassador to Estonia has been summoned to the Foreign Ministry after a Russian military aircraft again briefly violated the airspace of the Baltic NATO...
Russia says 10 officials denied visas to go to UNGA
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian foreign ministry says 10 members of the Russian delegation to the U.N. General Assembly have been denied U.S. visas.
Russia fears missing Olympics over doping data tampering
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Russia's doping troubles are nowhere near over. After a head-snapping day of developments from Moscow to Tokyo to the Middle East, the country has new fears that its status at...
Protests erupt against proposed waste plant in NW Russia
MOSCOW (AP) — Several thousand people took to the streets across northwest Russia on Sunday to protest a controversial plan to build a major waste plant there.
Petrino, Idaho use hot start, top Eastern Washington 35-27
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Mason Petrino threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Idaho defeated Eastern Washington 35-27 on Saturday.
Aundre Carter also rushed for two touchdowns, capping...