As the Libyan conflict drags on the US could find itself fending off an expansionist Russia seeking a foothold in the country.
FSB Security Service says Ivan Safronov worked for the foreign intelligence service of an unspecified NATO country and was handing over classified military information.
Voters overwhelmingly approve a package of constitutional changes in a nationwide poll, partial results show, allowing President Vladimir Putin to extend his two-decade rule further.
The changes were passed weeks ago by Russia's parliament and copies of the new constitution are already on sale in bookshops.
Russians are participating in a seven-day vote on constitutional amendments that would enable President Vladimir Putin to stay in office until 2036 by resetting the clock on his term limits.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights chief Rami Abdel Rahmane said many others were injured while several are in critical condition.
Forced to postpone the country's traditional May 9 Victory Day celebrations by the coronavirus pandemic, Putin rescheduled the parade for just a week ahead of a July 1 public vote on controversial constitutional reforms.
A number of Russian scientists have been arrested and charged with treason in recent years for allegedly handing sensitive material to foreigners.
On June 3, 1920, Russian Soviet Commissar for Foreign Affairs Georgy Chicherin sent a telegram to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Grand National Assembly of Turkey's chairman to "immediately establish" ties.
Russia’s linguistic imperialism is at the heart of dozens of diplomatic spats between ex-Soviet states and the West, as well as hate campaigns in the Kremlin-controlled media.
If approved, the constitutional amendments would allow Russian President Vladimir Putin to spend another 12 years in power after his current term ends in 2024.
President Putin tasks Russian defence, foreign ministries to hold talks with Syria on getting additional property.
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