Five handcuffed defendants tried to escape as they were escorted by two guards, leading to a shootout, according to Russian officials.Read the full story ›
Yuri Yeliseyev, 20, was reportedly trying to reach another balcony at an apartment block in Moscow when he slipped and fell.Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers
Vladimir Putin was among the first world leaders to congratulate president-elect Donald Trump on his victory as the global community absorbed the result of the US presidential election.
The Russian parliament broke into spontaneous applause at the news of Mr Trump's win.
The Republican has repeatedly said he wanted a closer relationship with Russia, calling President Putin "a strong leader".
While Mr Trump may restore relations with one of America's old enemies, other countries were more cautious. Cuba announced military exercises to counter enemy actions as Mr Trump's victory sent shockwaves around the world.
The fight broke out at Moscow's largest cemetery, the Khovanskoye, and allegedly involved baseball bats, steel bars, shovels and firearms.Read the full story ›
Thousands gathered at a rally in Moscow commemorating the murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
Demonstrators marched through the centre of Moscow, crossing over the bridge near the Kremlin where the politician was shot dead.
ITV News Europe Editor James Mates reports:
A car suspected of being used by the killers of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov has been found abandoned in central Moscow.
Some Russian news agencies claimed CCTV footage showed two men leaving the vehicle.
This video shows security personnel bundling a man who may have been a protester into a police van at the anti-government demonstrations in Moscow.
The US State Department has said that the sentencing and jailing of Navalny brothers in Russia is 'a disturbing development designed to punish and deter political activism'.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained by police after breaking house arrest on Tuesday to join an opposition rally in Moscow. "I was detained," Navalny said on his Twitter account. "But they won't be able to detain everyone".
The Progress Party of St Petersburg has tweeted pictures which appear to show the protest.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained by police after joining rally in Moscow, according to the Interfax news agency.