The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Russia (numbers may be approximate). For massacres that occurred in the Soviet Union, see List of massacres in the Soviet Union:
|Massacre of Novgorod
||Attack launched by Tsar Ivan IV (The Terrible)'s oprichniki on the city of Novgorod, Russia.
||April 17, 1912
||northeast Siberia near Lena River
||Shooting of goldfield workers on strike in Siberia.
||As many as 1,500,000
||In Crimea alone, 50,000 White PoWs and civilians were executed with Lenin's approval in 1920. 800,000 Red Army desertees were arrested and many were killed with their families.
||Caused by Stalin's paranoia.
||Katyn Forest, Russia
||Mass executions of Polish nationals by the NKVD.
||April 7–8, 1995
||The massacre of 100-300 civilians in the village of Samashki by Russian paramilitary troops.
||December 1999-January 2000
||Summary executions of at least 38 confirmed civilians by Russian federal soldiers in Grozny, Chechnya.
|Novye Aldi massacre
||February 5, 2000
||Groznensky District, Chechnya
||The killings, including executions, of 60 to 82 local civilians by special police unit, OMON, and rapes of at least six women along with arson and robbery in Grozny, Chechnya.
|Beslan school hostage crisis
||September 1, 2004
||Hostage taking of over 1,100 people (including 777 children) ending with 385 people killed in School Number One (SNO) in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia.
||The stabbing of 12 people (including four children) in the village of Kushchyovskaya, Krasnodar Krai, Russia.