Moscow says the UN should investigate the alleged attack earlier this week, but has also accused the opposition of fabricating evidence of the event.
Russia's Foreign Ministry spokesman said that the reports are an effort to derail a planned peace conference led by Russia and the US.
Russia wants $273 million to be repatriated, and Belgrade is complying.
The dissident billionaire has been in prison since a widely criticized 2005 show trial. But the length of his sentence keeps changing.
The Russian president purportedly caught a 45-pound pike on a recent outing. But some suspect that's a fish story.
A local social network has offered him a job. Meanwhile, the decision to grant him asylum is still rattling US-Russia relations.
Russians, Chinese, Brazilians, and others are traveling abroad as never before as the world's growing middle classes get itchy feet.
In a Russian TV interview, Lon Snowden said the FBI asked him to visit Edward, but that he doesn't trust their intentions.
Ukraine is weighing trade deals with both the EU and Russia. Pressure is building on it to choose.
But the agreement to allow residents of the Kaliningrad exclave to travel in the EU may be hurting Russian businesses.
The two security agencies may be discussing Russian measures to prevent further Snowden leaks.
Edward Snowden has reportedly been granted a temporary document to enter Russia, where his lawyer says he will remain for the foreseeable future.
The former NSA contractor could walk out of the Moscow airport with temporary political asylum Wednesday – much to the chagrin of the United States.
A group of Russia’s most prominent lawyers have penned an open letter warning that the country’s constitutional order is under threat from authorities’ abuse of the law.
The five-year sentence meted out to Alexei Navalny has deepened doubts among many about the Russian justice system.
Opposition leaders says the five-year prison sentence for anticorruption campaigner Alexei Navalny – who had just registered to run for mayor of Moscow – was politically motivated.
But even if Russia grants Snowden asylum, his presence still complicates relations with the US.