Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko expanded a list of sanctions against Russian companies and individuals held responsible for the ex-Soviet state's eastern uprising and for Moscow's annexation of Crimea.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived in Sochi yesterday to take part in the Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum
Russian President Vladimir Putin is "open to dialogue" and to meeting with his US counterpart Barak Obama when he visits the UN headquarters later this month.
As Russians voted in local elections set to confirm the ruling party's dominance, the opposition reported mass vote rigging and police stormed the office of independent vote monitors.
Billionaire mogul and White House frontrunner Donald Trump accused US President Barack Obama of paying "lip service" on Ukraine and failing to stand up to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia of challenging the "entire democratic world" by annexing Crimea and allegedly arming separatist rebels in the east of his ex-Soviet state.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk criticised as "anti-Ukrainian and anti-European" a deal between Russia's energy giant Gazprom and several Western firms to build a second gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea.
Karaganda native Olga Veldyaksova has successfully passed the first stage of the Russian Voice singing contest, Russian version of world renowned The Voice.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed the Syrian conflict with US Secretary of State John Kerry for the second time in four days.
The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine agreed to hold an October summit on ending the conflict in Ukraine.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warned that any attempt to hold "unlawful" elections in rebel-run areas in the country's east would constitute a breach of a February peace deal.
Kazakhstan’s astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov has dreamt of flying to space since he was a child.
The United States has asked Greece to ban Russian supply flights to Syria from its airspace, amid growing US fears that Moscow is increasing its military backing for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Chairman of the Development Bank of Kazakhstan Bolat Zhamishev about devaluation of the Kazakh tenge and outlook of Kazakhstan's economy.
Russian journalist Oleg Kashin released the names of three men charged with carrying out a savage beating that left him close to death in 2010.
These are mere economics laws: we have to keep prices equal to those of Russia as we have no customs barriers and the movement of goods across the border is free: President Nazarbayev.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was willing to hold early parliamentary elections and share power with the "healthy" opposition.
Space flight of Kazakhstan’s astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov to the International Space Station is a milestone event for Kazakhstan.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said it was premature to talk about Russia taking part in military operations against the Islamic State group.
Raging wildfires have turned the shores of the world's largest freshwater lake in Siberia into an inferno, threatening the health and livelihood of locals.
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