On Sunday, Mikhail Kalashnikov's birth anniversary is to be marked by a number of events, including the museum display and a biopic on the inventor of legendary AK-47 rifle.
While China's trade volume in Africa is ten times bigger than Russia's, Moscow is still keen on entrenching its position in the continent through trade and diplomacy.
Russian national Maria Butina, who was jailed in the United States in April after admitting to working as a Russian agent, arrived in Moscow, greeted by her father and Russian journalists who handed her flowers.
The shooter was detained, the wounded servicemen were hospitalised, and a special commission was set to investigate the incident, the Russian Ministry of Defence said.
As Russia aims to build closer ties with Africa, Rwanda signs off on a deal to advance the use of nuclear energy with the help of Russian expertise.
The workers died when a dam on the Seiba River collapsed in the early hours of Saturday and flooded several cabins in which they resided, authorities said.
Russia's Vladimir Putin may seize an opening in the Gulf to exert his influence as regional and global alliances fray around the edges.
The court in the Russian capital found Denis Chuprikov guilty of theft of valuable items.
In another blow, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) maintains a ban on the Russian athletics federation pending analysis of the data.
Actor Pavel Ustinov was this week sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for violence against police at an opposition protest, despite insisting he was merely a passerby.
Russian celebrities, most of whom usually steer clear of politics and have millions of followers on social media, said the case tarnished the reputation of authorities.
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says had no other choice than to share top-secret documents with the world.
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