Rex Tillerson 'Would Not' Call Putin a War Criminal
The nominee for secretary of state faced questions from Sen. Marco Rubio about Russia's involvement in Aleppo.
Doubts Raised About Russia's 'Humanitarian Pause' in Aleppo
Russian and Syrian warplanes have halted strikes on the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo a day before a brief humanitarian pause is set to begin. Russia has called on rebel fighters and civilians to use the break in the bombing on Thursday to leave the rebel-controlled eastern side of the city. But
Today Is Putin's Birthday and the Anniversary of the Murder of a Prominent Russian Journalist
Today is Vladimir Putin ’s 64th birthday. The Russian president intends to celebrate it at home with friends and family, the Kremlin said. But today also marks another anniversary -- 10 years since Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya was shot dead in her apartment building stairwell
Chechen Leader Hosts Children's MMA Fight
Ramzan Kadyrov, the brutal, Instagram-loving president of Chechnya, has provoked uproar in Russia after organizing a tournament in which his pre-teen sons fought with other young children in bouts of MMA, the exceptionally violent form of competitive fighting that involves few rules and almost no
Step Right Up: Riding the Ferris Wheel at the Hocking County Fair
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks and Gary Westphalen share what they've learned about Ohio voters from high above the fairgrounds.
Celebrities Rally Around Leslie Jones
In the wake of her personal website being hacked, celebrities are expressing support for the comedian and actress.
4 Dead in Counterterrorism Raid in St. Petersburg, Russia
Russian security forces said they killed four suspected militants today when they stormed an apartment in St. Petersburg during a counterterrorism raid. Heavily armed officers were met with gunfire as they tried to enter the apartment on Leninskii Prospekt in the city's suburbs, according to a
Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov Launches 'Apprentice'-Style Reality Show Search for Assistant
Ramzan Kadyrov, the strongman president of Chechnya , will get his own Russian equivalent of “ The Apprentice ” to help him find an assistant. “The Team” will be broadcast on Russia’s main state TV channel starting today. The show resembles the U.S. series that starred Donald Trump prior to his run
HBO Comedian John Oliver in Online Tussle With Chechnya's Brutal Leader
Comedian John Oliver has gotten into an unlikely long-distance spat with the feared president of Chechnya , Ramzan Kadyrov, on the improbable subject of the leader’s lost cat, a toyger. Kadyrov, who rules the semi-autonomous republic in Russia’s south, published a post on his popular Instagram
Alexander Povetkin tests positive for meldonium; fight vs. Deontay Wilder in question
Heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin has tested positive for the banned substance meldonium, putting his mandatory shot at world titleholder Deontay Wilder in jeopardy. Russia's Povetkin, who is supposed to challenge Wilder in a much-anticipated bout on May 21 at the Khodynka Ice Palace in