Lavrov Says Russia Withdrawing Troops From Ukraine Border Area
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said some Russian troops near the Ukrainian border will return to permanent bases after completing military drills, and called for the "de-escalation" of rhetoric over the Ukrainian crisis.
Russia showers Crimea with promises of funding
Russia showered promises on Crimea on Monday, sending its prime minister on a surprise visit there to promise quick funds to improve power supplies, water lines and education.
Russian gets five years for beating candy thief to death
A Russian man who pummeled an alleged shoplifter to death over a box of chocolates was sentenced to prison, prosecutors said.
Snowdogs- A Motor Powered Sled Race In Russia
You can't really ride your choppers around in Samara, Russia during the winter, so bikers had to come up with another way to get around town- sleds powered by motorcycle engines.