Russians hailed a miracle on Thursday after a passenger plane carrying 233 people made an emergency landing in a corn field on the outskirts of Moscow after striking a flock of birds shortly after take-off.
Oil prices rose on Friday, climbing further from five-month lows hit this week, after Saudi Arabia said OPEC was close to agreeing to extend an output production cut beyond June.
Footage showed a Sukhoi Superjet-100 making an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport with much of the rear part of the plane engulfed in flames. "There were 78 people on board, including crew members," the Russian Investigative Committee said in a statement on its website. "According to updated information, 37 out of them survived."
Kim Jong Un's meeting with Vladimir Putin oplays a role in helping the young dictator demonstrate that his regime "has options" apart from the United States, according to one expert.
Separating fact from conjecture can be difficult amid the noise surrounding the investigation. Here's what we know since the probe began.
BuzzFeed's report that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about attempts to build a Trump Tower in Moscow cites two federal law enforcement officials involved in the investigation.
President Trump gives remarks on Michael Cohen pleading guilty for giving false statements on a Trump-related Moscow project.
The White House has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Friday, returning to an idea that was put on hold in July amid anger in the U.S. over the prospect of such a summit.
Sibur's largest expansion project is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019, which then opens the door for further discussions on listing the company's shares, said Chief Executive Officer Dmitry Konov.
The dollar rose against most major currencies on Thursday in thin summer trading, as investors bet global trade tensions and a robust U.S. economy would continue to support the currency.
The Russian government, previously considered a "major" holder of U.S. debt, has sold the vast majority of its holdings of U.S. Treasury securities.
The announcement came after Russian President Vladimir Putin said holding phone calls between the two leaders was insufficient, and face-to-face meetings were preferable.
The U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday a policy to alert the public about foreign cyber operations like Russia's alleged hacking and disinformation campaign during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Konstantin Kilimnik, who was indicted alongside Paul Manafort on witness tampering charges, was more involved in formulating pro-Russia political strategy with Manafort than previously known, according to internal memos and other business records.
While a summit between Trump and Putin will be significant due to the global importance of their countries, it may ultimately result in little more than a public relations event, experts said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a summit to discuss bilateral ties, nuclear arms control and international affairs.
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton held talks in Moscow with Russian officials ahead of a meeting with Vladimir Putin.
The driver of a taxi that ran into a crowd in central Moscow on Saturday tried to run away, but was caught and detained by police.
Russia's government has proposed raising value-added tax (VAT) to 20 percent from 18 percent, starting from 2019, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has become something of a "persona non grata" in the West, but at home he's more popular than ever.