The birth rate in Russia grew 30 percent since 2007, Russian Minister of Labor and Social Protection Maxim Topilin said on Wednesday.
A man filmed his own death while recording demolition works in Lipetsk, Central Russia, regional broadcaster Most TV reported on Wednesday.
ANDY WONG / AP Who will lead the BRICS is a question that not only member countries are wondering, but something the entire world is asking.
MOSCOW, June 19 Cyprus plans to give shares of the island nation's largest bank, Bank of Cyprus, to Russian depositors as compensation for recent deposit "haircuts" imposed under a 10 billion bailout agreement to pull the economy out of financial crisis, Cyprus' president said Wednesday.
Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.
Dash-cam videos of traffic accidents recorded in Russia have become something of a YouTube sensation.
CHITA, June 19 Two Russian men face a possible death sentence after they were detained by Chinese customs officers for smuggling bear paws, a Foreign Ministry representative said.
MOSCOW, June 19 Russian investigators have launched a probe into multiple explosions that have rocked an ammunition depot in central Russia believed to be storing millions of shells.
A series of explosions at a Russian army ammunition store has forced thousands to flee their homes.
The Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill, a longtime target of environmental activists, will be finally shut down, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday.
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A 17-year-old is charged with providing a hallucinogen drug to a man who ran onto a Barron County highway and was fatally struck by a semi.
An ammunition depot caught fire and exploded late Tuesday in Russia's Samara region, sending shrapnel more than a half-mile, injuring at least five people and forcing the evacuation of 6,000 nearby residents.
An employee talks on a portable radio set at Bashneft - Novoil refinery in the city of Ufa, Russia, April 11, 2013.
It survived one of World War II's bloodiest battles, in which some 2 million people are thought to have perished.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov walks to a meeting with Latin American Foreign Ministers in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.