Alexander Osipovich

Non-crew in cockpit of doomed Kaczynski plane

Non-crew members were in the cockpit of the plane of Polish president Lech Kaczynski before its fatal crash, officials said on Wednesday.

Obama, Medvedev sign treaty to cut nuclear arsenals

United States President Barack Obama and Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev signed a landmark nuclear-arms reduction treaty on Thursday.

Obama, Medvedev to sign nuclear arms treaty

US President Barack Obama and Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev will sign a treaty on Thursday that slashes their two nations' atomic arsenals.

Gorbachev ‘proud’ of role in fall of Berlin Wall

Mikhail Gorbachev said on Tuesday that he was proud of his role in the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago.

Somali piracy stirs fear among Russian sailors

Piracy near Somalia has created unease in far-off Russia, where sailors say they feel helpless as a growing number of seamen are taken hostage.

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