Two months ago, Prigozhin mounted a daylong mutiny against Russia's military. President Vladimir Putin decried the act as “treason” and vowed punishment for those involved.
An investigation team said they had insufficient evidence to launch new prosecutions and suspended their probe into the shooting down of the plane that killed all 298 people aboard in 2014. Russia has denied any involvement in the downing of the flight.
The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas on Jan. 7.
The lethal barrage Monday against multiple Ukrainian cities smashed civilian targets, killing at least 11 people and wounding at least 64 others across the country.
Russia has suffered a series of setbacks nearly eight months after invading Ukraine in a campaign many thought would be short-lived.
Pope Francis uttered his strongest plea yet about the seven-month-old war in Ukraine, which he denounced as an “error and a horror.”
The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has issued another security alert for Americans in Russia, warning them to depart “immediately while limited commercial travel options remain.”
The total number of reservists to be called up in Russia could be as high as 300,000.
The 29-year-old was the daughter of political theorist Alexander Dugin, a prominent proponent of the “Russian world” concept and a vehement supporter of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says unlike him, Western leaders abuse alcohol and don't do sports.
“The brutal invasion (by) Russia is losing momentum. We know that with the bravery of the Ukrainian people and army, and with our help, Ukraine can win this war.”
Zelenskyy pushes for harsher sanctions as the war in Ukraine persists
Authorities in Gibraltar seized a superyacht belonging to a notorious Russian billionaire on March 21, local media reported.
President Vladimir Putin has ordered many of Russia's workers to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising coronavirus infection and death numbers.