Putin unable to attend SCO summit, covid speculations: Kremlin

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Putin was "absolutely healthy" and had taken a coronavirus test, without specifying the result. Putin will self-isolate after coronavirus cases were detected in his inner circle, the Kremlin said.

Assad in Moscow, Putin denounces “foreign military presence” in Syria

The joint efforts of Russia and Syria have dealt a crippling blow to terrorists, allowing Damascus to regain control over more than 90% of its territory, Putin said during his meeting with Assad.

Turkey-Azerbaijan conduct joint military drills

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev signed the joint declaration in Azerbaijan's historic city of Shusha, also known as the pearl of Karabakh.

The Afghan civil war is the impetus for closer Russian-Central Asian cooperation

The recently intensified Afghan Civil War is serving as the impetus for closer Russian-Central Asian cooperation. This is evidenced by Moscow reasserting its traditional...

Russia will develop the two-seat Su-57 fifth-generation fighter for exports

The Sukhoi Design Bureau and The Russian Defense Ministry plan to develop a two-seat Su-57 fifth-generation fighter for its military exports.

Pakistan to provide military support to US as Mooed Yusuf meets counterpart

While Pakistan initially denied any military support to the US post the Afghan peace process, Washington just announced to the contrary.

France, Russia advise Iran against uranium metal production

Russia and France on Thursday urged Iran to show restraint after it started producing uranium metal in a new breach of limits laid out...

Russia urges Biden must lift sanctions on Tehran to save nuclear deal

Russia said Tuesday it was up to Washington to take the first steps if US President Joe Biden wants to salvage the landmark Iran...

Biden indicates tough stance to Russia in first Putin call

President Joe Biden signalled a tougher US stance on Russia Tuesday in his first phone call with President Vladimir Putin, raising concerns over human...

Moscow, Tehran hold talks, Iran nuclear deal needs to be rescued

Moscow and Tehran called for the rescue of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal Tuesday, as the two countries' foreign ministers held their first talks...

Russia welcomes US offer to extend nuclear pact

Russia and the United States drew closer Friday to extending a nuclear pact ahead of the fast approaching expiry date of the last arms...

Biden wants to extend the START nuclear treaty with Russia by five years

US President Joe Biden on Thursday proposed a five-year extension with Russia of New START, days before the expiration of the last nuclear reduction...