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.
NATO's secretary general has pledged that the Western military alliance will uphold the "territorial integrity" of Europe. Jens Stoltenberg also described Russia's recent behavior as "deeply troubling."
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.
The accusation weighs heavily: Russian President Vladimir Putin has political responsibility for the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov's daughter spoke to DW about the situation in Russia.