Russian oligarch and owner of Chelsea football club Roman Abramovich comes second in this year's Sunday Times Rich list. He's only behind the steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal in the rundown of the wealthiest people in Britain.
The European Union's second satellite for the Galileo navigation system has launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It will test technologies to be used in the Galileo system including an atomic clock which the EU says will be the most accura
Orthodox Christians are celebrateing the holiest day in their religious calendar, Orthodox Easter. The holiday follows seven weeks of Lent, a period of prayer and fasting strictly observed by believers in Russia, the seat of the largest of the Eastern Ort
President Vladimir Putin says Russia is ready to continue talks on the signing of a peace treaty with Japan, which would formally end World War II hostilities. He was speaking during talks with Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, who’s on his first offi