French President Emmanuel Macron in the center and his wife Brigitte welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin at Bregancon Fort in Bormes-les-Mimosas, southern France, Monday 19 August 2019. French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet to discuss major global crises, including Ukraine, Iran and Syria, and to try to improve Moscow's relations with the European Union. (Photo: Gerard Julien, Pool via AP)

French and Russian leaders meet before G7 summit in Biarritz

French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin have promised to boost the talks.

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Police detain a protester after a rally demanding that authorities allow opposition candidates to stand in a local election in Moscow. Photo: Tatyana Makeyeva / Reuters

Thousands march in Moscow demanding open elections

Russian people held their biggest protest in years in central Moscow in a show of strength and challenge

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Protesters collide with police during an "unsanctioned" rally in Moscow on July 27. Photo: Pavel Golovkin / AP

Russian protesters threatened with arrest on the eve of planned demonstration

Russian authorities threatened protesters in Moscow with long prison sentences in an attempt to slow the unexpected increase

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German Army planning to recruit foreigners

Struggling to fill their positions, the German military is drawing up plans to recruit citizens from other European countries as part

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