US Ambassador, Jon Huntsman Jr., left, and Vladislav Kononov, Head of the Museums Department at the Russian Culture Ministry, right, attend the ceremony to hand over historical documents signed by Emperor Nicholas II of Russia at Huntsman's Spaso House residence in Moscow, Russia. According to American officials, 16 documents were stolen from the Russian archives in the 1990s.
In this handout video grab released by Federal Security Service (FSB), North Korean poachers' boats are pictured during the Russian border guards' operation on their detention in the Russian waters of the Sea of Japan. Russian coast guard detained 2 fishing schooners, 11 Motorboats and 161 North Korean citizens. Editorial use only, no archive, no commercial use.
A woman holds a banner reading "I/We all the country" as she attends a rally outside the presidential administration headquarters in support of actor Pavel Ustinov in Moscow, Russia. On September 17 Ustinov has been sentenced to serve 3,5 years in a penal colony for attacking a riot police officer during an unauthorized rally ahead of the September's elections to the Moscow City Parliament.
Soccer player Pavel Mamaev leaves the correctional colony No 4 in the town of Alexeyevka, Belgorod region, Russia. Footballers Alexander Kokorin, Pavel Mamaev and Kokorin'g younger brother Kirill were released on parole after spending nearly a year in prison over a night of drunken assaults.
Soccer player Alexander Kokorin and his brother Kirill Kokorin, left, leave the correctional colony No 4 in the town of Alexeyevka, Belgorod region, Russia. Footballers Alexander Kokorin, Pavel Mamaev and Kokorin'g younger brother Kirill were released on parole after spending nearly a year in prison over a night of drunken assaults.
The new Russian Navy corvette Aldar Tsydenzhapov is pictured during the float out ceremony, in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Russia. Seaman Aldar Tsydenzhapov was awarded posthumously the Gold Star of the Hero of the Russian Federation for his role in extinguishing the fire and preventing the explosion of the Russian Pacific Fleet destroyer Bystry on September 28, 2010.
Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in the wreath laying ceremony as he visits the memorial in honor of those fallen in World War II, the War in Afghanistan, 1999 counter-terrorist operation in Dagestan and other local conflicts, in the village of Botlikh, Dagestan, Russia.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, centre right, speaks during a meeting with representatives of World Chambers Federation and International Chamber of Commerce, in Moscow, Russia. World Chambers Federation President and CEO Hamad Buamim, is at left, President of Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergey Katyrin, second left, and International Chamber of Commerce Secretary General John Denton, third left.
The house in Stafford where suspected Russian CIA asset to the United States Oleg Smolenkov allegedly lived, in Stafford, in the US state of Virginia. Suspected family members of alleged US informant Oleg Smolenkov have left their home in Stafford in the US state of Virginia after spotting a US journalist in their neighborhood
RIA Novosti Ukraine news portal head Kirill Vyshinsky, right, shakes hands with Italy's photographer Gabriele Cecconi as he won Grand Prix award with a series of photos called "The Wretched and the Earth" in Top News nomination during the awarding ceremony at the Stenin Photo Contest exhibition, in Moscow, Russia. Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest for young photojournalists, is named after special photo correspondent of the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency, who was killed while on assignment in the conflict-torn eastern Ukraine.
French Defence Minister Florence Parly, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu attend a news conference after the Russian-French security cooperation council meeting in Moscow, Russia.
RIA Novosti Ukraine news portal head Kirill Vyshinsky, released by the Ukrainian court, waits upon his arrival from Kiev to Moscow outside the Vnukovo airport, outside Moscow, Russia. Russia and Ukraine began work on the simultaneous release of detained and convicted persons in the end of the summer. Kiev's appellate court ruled on August 28 to release Kirill Vyshinsky on bail immediately from the courtroom. Vyshinsky has been arrested and jailed in Ukraine for over 400 days since May 2018 on suspicion of supporting the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics and high treason.
From left, silver medalist Russia's Arina Averina, gold medalist Russia's Dina Averina and bronze medalist Belarus' Katsiaryna Halkina pose during an awarding ceremony after individual final ribbon competition, at the 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup, in Kazan, Russia.
From left, silver medalists Bulgaria's team, gold medalists Russia's team and bronze medalists Japan's team pose during an awarding ceremony after individual final competition with 5 balls, at the 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup, in Kazan, Russia.