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2016 US elections

3 top US cyber security companies voice high degree of confidence Russia was behind the DNC emails leak - @RichardEngel

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2016 Olympics

Russian sports minister asks IAAF to allow clean Russian track-and-field athletes to take part in Rio Olympics, according to R-Sport news report - Reuters

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2016 Olympics

Swimming's governing body rules 7 Russians ineligible for Olympics because of doping violations - AP

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Syrian Civil War

UN Syria envoy to meet US, Russian officials in Geneva on Tuesday - AFP

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2016 Olympics

Kremlin says President Putin does not plan on attending Rio 2016 Olympic Games opening ceremony - Interfax

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2016 Olympics

World Anti-Doping Agency issues statement expressing disappointment in International Olympic Committee's decision to not impose blanket ban on Russian athletes

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2016 Olympics

More: Russian Olympic committee head Zhukov says IOC decision was taken unanimously - Reuters

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2016 Olympics

Russia's sports minister says he hopes majority of sports federations will support right of athletes to compete in Rio Olympics - Sky News

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2016 Olympics

IOC says entry of any Russia athletes to be subject to rigorous doping testing

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2016 Olympics

Russian doping whistle-blower Yuliya Stepanova barred from Rio Olympics, IOC says - AFP

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2016 Olympics

International Olympic Committee decides not to impose blanket ban on Russia participating in Rio games

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2016 Olympics

Upcoming: We expect a verdict from the International Olympic Committee on whether Russia can take part in the Rio 2016 games following a series of doping rulings. We'll update you when that decision is released.

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WikiLeaks Democratic National Committee email leak

WikiLeaks on DNC email leak origin: 'Clinton campaign pushing a lot of "Russia" spin to divert from #DNCLeak. We have not revealed our sources & no one disputes veracity.' - @wikileaks

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Russian Football Union

Russian Football Union to appoint new head coach of national team on July 28, soccer official says - TASS

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Russian athlete doping scandal

Russia's sports minister Vitaly Mutko says Russian athletes have only a 1% chance of going to Rio Olympics, TASS news agency reports - Reuters

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Russia

Photo: Russian breaks the record for a round-the-world balloon trip after 11-day adventure - @TODAYonline

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Shooting at shopping mall in Munich, Germany, July 22, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin sends condolences to German chancellor Angela Merkel and chief minister of Bavaria, says Russian state media - Reuters

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Russia

Official says Russian balloonist claims new 11-day round the world record - AP

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Russia

Earthquake: M 5.7 - 197km SW of Vostok, Russia

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Syrian Civil War

Russian serviceman killed in Syria by self-detonating bomb, the TASS news agency reports - Reuters

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