Russian anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny lost the Moscow mayor's race, but he's calling for a recount -- and a runoff election. He claims that Sunday's contest was rigged.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been spared a prison term, after a Moscow court ruled against turning his suspended sentence into jail time.
Iraq's leader has begun a two-day visit to Russia to cement further support against "Islamic State." The terrorists' assault on Ramadi has proved a major setback to the government in Baghdad.
Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko has revealed he doesn't trust Russian leader Vladimir Putin, and says the two countries are engaged in a "real war." The comments come days after Kyiv said it had captured two Russian soldiers.
The LGBTI community is using Russia's popularity at the Eurovision Song Contest to reach out to Moscow, but that's not the only thing being done to promote tolerance. DW's Jessie Wingard reports from Vienna.