World | Reuters | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Russia on Tuesday tested surface-to-air missiles during army exercises in the southern Russian province of Astrakhan, a defence ministry spokesman was quoted as saying, in a move to show its military might as fighting rages in neighbouring Ukraine.
World | Reuters | Saturday August 9, 2014
Russia's Defence Ministry said late on Friday it had finished military exercises in southern Russia which the United States had criticised as a "provocative" step amid the Ukraine crisis.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Observers from the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe are set to begin arriving from today in southern Russia on their mission to monitor two border crossings with rebel-held Ukraine, the OSCE said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 27, 2014
A fighter jet crashed in southern Russia on Sunday, killing the pilot, the head of the air force told Russian news agencies, blaming a technical fault.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday June 1, 2014
Six people have died in southern Siberia and thousands more have been evacuated after torrential rain led to major floods.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 3, 2014
More than 30 people were killed in a "criminal" blaze in Ukraine's southern city of Odessa, as violence spread across the country on Friday during the bloodiest day since Kiev's Western-backed government took power.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 12, 2014
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that Moscow does not want to invade eastern and southern Ukraine and denied the presence of any soldiers or spies there.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 20, 2014
Russia will build a rail and road bridge from Crimea to southern Russia, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday, confirming the long-planned project would go ahead after Russia seized the peninsula.
World | Reuters | Saturday March 1, 2014
Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of sending thousands of additional troops to the southern Crimea region, which has a majority ethnic Russian population, and said it had placed its military in the region on high alert.
World | Reuters | Thursday February 27, 2014
Viktor Yanukovich said on Thursday he was still president of Ukraine and warned its "illegitimate" rulers that people in the southeastern and southern regions would never accept mob rule.
World | Associated Press | Monday January 20, 2014
An Islamic militant group in Russia's North Caucasus claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in the southern city of Volgograd last month and posted a video threatening to strike the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
World | Reuters | Sunday January 12, 2014
Five members of a banned militant group were arrested in southern Russia on Saturday and a homemade bomb packed with shrapnel was defused.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 9, 2014
Russia has put security forces on combat alert in the southern Stavropol region after the discovery of five bodies with gunshot wounds and an explosive device, a regional security spokesman said.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 31, 2013
Vladimir Putin on Tuesday vowed to annihilate "terrorists" following two deadly bomb attacks in less than 24 hours in the southern Russian city of Volgograd.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 31, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday strongly condemned the "ghastly" terrorist attacks in the southern Russian city of Volgograd and conveyed to Russian President Vladimir Putin condolences for the victims.
World | Reuters | Monday December 30, 2013
A bomb blast ripped a trolleybus apart in Volgograd on Monday, killing 14 people in the second deadly attack in the southern city in two days and raising fears of further violence as Russia prepares to host the Winter Olympics.
South | Nitin Gokhale | Monday October 21, 2013
Even as the first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear reactor is hours away from being integrated with the Southern Power Grid, India today indicated that the agreement on the third and fourth units was in its absolute last stage and will be clinched shor...
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 15, 2013
Russian police rounded up more than 1,600 migrants on Monday in Moscow after rioting swept through a southern neighbourhood over a fatal stabbing of a Russian that many residents blame on a man from the Caucasus region.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 22, 2013
Two Russian bombers briefly entered Japan's air space near its major southern island of Kyushu today, prompting Japan to scramble its fighter jets and lodge a protest, the Japanese government said, but Russia denied any intrusion.
World | Associated Press | Saturday May 25, 2013
A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday, injuring at least 18, including two children and five police officers, authorities said. The attacker was later identified as a widow of two Islamic radic...