Russia Outlaws a News Site and a Rights Group, Stifling Critical Voices

A Moscow court abolished one of Russia’s oldest rights groups. Russian prosecutors banned the work of a group of journalists in exile, labeling it an “undesirable organization.” And on Friday,…

Russia Found ‘No Fault’ for Kamila Valieva in Doping Violation

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency has found that the figure-skating star Kamila Valieva bore “no fault or negligence” for her doping violation before the Beijing Olympics, the World Anti-Doping Agency said…

Russia to Launch Space Station Rescue Mission to Bring Astronauts Home

“I will tell you, there is no immediate need for the crew to come home today, that all the systems are operating,” Mr. Montalbano said. During the news conference on…

Russia considering UEFA exit, moving to AFC

Russian clubs and national teams have been suspended from competitive football since Feburary. FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images The Russian Football Union (RFU) will hold an executive committee meeting on Friday…

Russia Hits Ukraine With Waves of Missiles, Knocking Out Heat and Power

KYIV, Ukraine — In subfreezing weather, Russia launched dozens of missiles and drones at Ukrainian energy systems on Friday, pitching millions of civilians into the cold and dark in its…

Patriot missiles could protect Ukraine’s power grid; Russia threatens ‘unpredictable consequences’

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up here. CNN  —  Russia’s attacks on Ukraine’s power grid are targeting…

Brittney Griner returns to U.S. after release from Russia

Brittney Griner returned to the United States early Friday after being freed in a high-profile prisoner exchange following nearly 10 months in detention in Russia. Griner was seen getting off…

Brittney Griner Is Flying Home After Prisoner Swap With Russia

WASHINGTON — Brittney Griner, the American basketball star imprisoned in Russia on drug charges, was released on Thursday after nearly 10 months of captivity in a prisoner swap for Viktor…

Russia bans 100 Canadians including Atwood, Jim Carrey | Ap-entertainment

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced Monday that 100 Canadians have been added to the list of people banned from entering the country in response to sanctions against Russia…

Russia Reactivates Its Trolls and Bots Ahead of Tuesday’s Midterms

The user on Gab who identifies as Nora Berka resurfaced in August after a yearlong silence on the social media platform, reposting a handful of messages with sharply conservative political…