Android robot FEDOR, likely to be part of Russian manned space missions starting 2021, has displayed impressive handyman skills.
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump spoke on the phone on Monday and agreed on the need to normalise ties between Washington and Moscow.
Sweden's Baltic Sea island of Gotland is once again home to a permanent military presence.
In a melee of hooves and hands, a scrum of horseriders on the plains of Central Asia wrestle to get control of the ball.
Russian warplanes on Tuesday flew a bombing run from an Iranian airstrip against jihadist groups in war-torn Syria.
Germany's weightlifting coach has called for seven countries, including Kazakhstan, to be banned from international competition/
Turkish President Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin hold their first meeting after Ankara's downing of a Russian warplane.
Ukraine said Thursday it had reached an agreement with the US-based electric giant Westinghouse to build a nuclear fuel production unit.
Overshadowed by the Russian Olympic doping scandal, the sport of weightlifting has been waging its own battle against drug cheats.
Dutch police, Europol and a coalition of cyber security firms launched a new website Monday to fight a surge in "ransomware".
Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus are to be suspended for one year by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Russia continues working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, including Kazakhstan.
Residents of a border district in China's mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang must now provide DNA samples when applying for passports.
In a move which could lead to continental price wars and reduce Russian market domination, the first shipment of US natural gas to the European Union arrived.
A Lithuanian national has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for spying on Moscow.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk intends to introduce a ban on oil product imports from Russia.
The Brussels attacks have pushed security to the forefront of Britain's EU referendum campaign this week, as intelligence experts came out of the shadows to press the benefits and disadvantages of membership.
hunters searching for mammoth tusks discovered an Ice Age puppy's snout peeking out from the permafrost.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's President Vladimir Putin agreed to intensify the drive for a political settlement in Syria but remained divided over Bashar al-Assad's future.
Russia has begun to withdraw military equipment from Syria, the defence ministry said Tuesday.