The former Russian spy, who became a British citizen, was poisoned in London with polonium in 2006.
The attacker, a student, walked on to the university campus on Monday morning and started shooting.
The pro-Kremlin United Russia party is on course to win amid allegations of fraud.
Exiled or disqualified, opposition voices warn of a government stitch-up in this week’s elections.
The majority of in-flight systems on the ISS have passed their expiry date, an official warns.
The BBC’s Moscow correspondent has spent much of her life in Russia. This is her final report there.
While Western governments raced to get their people out, Russia appears unfazed by the takeover.
Golos has vowed to continue its work ahead of parliamentary elections in a month’s time.
The BBC’s Sarah Rainsford, devastated after being told she could not return to Russia, ever.
The decision to not renew Sarah Rainsford’s visa is an “assault on media freedom”, the corporation says.
Alexander Kuranov, detained by FSB agents, runs a team of pioneering spaceflight researchers.
Iran condemns an “inappropriate” image of the UK and Russian ambassadors recreating a wartime image.
German federal prosecutors say the British man passed documents to Russian intelligence for cash.
A record-breaking bat – the size of a human thumb – is discovered in Russia after flying from London.
Three Cubans caught trying to cross a river into Estonia are said to have been heading for Spain.
The Opec cartel and Russia will boost supply which should see petrol prices at the pumps come down.
“Good friends can disagree,” Mr Biden says of their dispute over a Russia-to-Germany pipeline.
The one-legged skeleton of Charles-Étienne Gudin, who died of gangrene, was found in Russia in 2019.
After a string of Russian-linked hacks, how will US President Joe Biden respond?
A law forcing French fizz makers to label their bottles as sparkling wine has left them bubbling.
Uefa tells VW not to use rainbow ads in Azerbaijan and Russia, where gay rights are restricted.
Despite being one of the first countries to develop a jab, Covid cases are sharply rising in Russia.
The US and Russia agree to nuclear arms control talks but progress at the Geneva summit is limited.
Joe Biden says the US could “work with Russia” on issues such as Covid, cyber crime and conflicts.
Critics say the legislation is similar to Russia’s ban on “gay propaganda” targeting minors.
Russia vows to protect its interests from a remote outpost as global warming opens up the Arctic.
Sergei Naryshkin speaks to the BBC in a rare interview about 2020’s SolarWinds cyber-attack in the US.
An actress and director will blast off in October – but Tom Cruise also plans to visit the ISS.
Seven children and two adults have been killed in a shooting in the city of Kazan, officials say.
Getting a gun legally in Russia is not as bureaucratic as it appears on paper.