The inquest into the death of former KGB spy Aleksandr Litvinenko is on the verge of falling apart after a judge ruled he couldn't hear evidence connected with the alleged involvement of the Russian state to the killing on grounds of "national security".
The UN has condemned Russia over President Vladimir Putin's administration recent crackdown on Non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
Russia Wednesday lodged an official protest with the US ambassador over an embassy official who Moscow says is an undercover CIA officer.
US ambassador Michael McFaul visited the Russian foreign ministry Wednesday amid reports that a US diplomat suspected of trying to recruit a Russian security services agent had been detained.
The UN General Assembly approved a resolution condemning Assad forces for human rights violations and called for a transitional government. The resolution received 107 votes in favour, 2 against and 59 abstentions. Russia was against the resolution, saying that will constitute an obstacle to potential peace talks.
Moscow) - Russian authorities should ensure that the investigation into the murder of a young man in southern includes whether he was murdered because his killers believed or claimed he was gay. Investigative authorities should examine all possible motives for the killing, including homophobia, due to the sadistic homophobic aspects of the crime.
Moscow has expressed concern over Guantanamo and the fate of a Russian inmate held there. The detention center, which doesn’t comply with US international commitments, should be shut down, the Foreign Ministry’s envoy for human rights told RT.