Inmates at a prison in the Urals have gone on a hunger strike, with some demanding visitation rights for multiple wives and English-language conversation.
According to the historians and art directors from Composite Films who worked meticulously on America in Color, these were some of their favorite subjects
Kaspersky Lab has launched a worldwide roll-out of a free antivirus program
Vladimir Putin is having a tough time staying in the movies. Actually, it is not the Russian president himself. It’s his film character.
Yuri Nosenko claims to have been the officer in charge of a KGB file on Lee Harvey Oswald.
Organizers of a children’s drawing competition to mark the centenary of Russia’s security services have warned participants against submitting “bloody” pictures.
Russia and China are holding their first joint naval exercises in the Baltic Sea, in a signal that the countries are bolstering military ties
“Time to go home after 22 years of living here”
The bill expands sanctions on Russian businesses for alleged meddling during the presidential elections in 2016
Russian athletes won’t be allowed to display any signs that associate them with their home country.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there is no reason for the United States to worry following reports that Turkey is negotiating the purchase of Russian S-400 air defense systems.
Kazan looks on as a deal granting it special status expires
Over the past two years, the Russian authorities have destroyed more than 16,600 tons of food.
The head of the state-backed pollster VTsIOM, Valery Fyodorov, is being sued for comments he made during an interview.
How peering at babies through glass became a feel-good staple of American maternity wards
If you’re looking to escape the roar of Moscow for the Russian countryside and fresh air, the town of Istra might be the place for you. It’s home to a magnificent monastery, and was inspiration to writers and artists.
Around 10 young men were arrested in Chechnya for allegedly criticizing the republic’s leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, in online messengers.
A sculpture of Russian writer Nikolai Gogol has fallen from a building in central Moscow famous for its stucco depictions of Russian literary figures
The Kremlin has deprived the whole country of fully functioning turbines by transferring them to Crimea secretly
Valentina Cherevatenko, head of the “Women of the Don” NGO in southern Russia, was the first person to be prosecuted under the law.
The remains of 47 Soviet soldiers and three Japanese soldiers have been found on Shumshu Island, the northernmost point in the Pacific Kuril Island chain.
In Russia, running a prison is a business
A grandmother, a mother and a daughter, all took up pen and ink to tell their stories
The Memorial human rights NGO has named Bogatov a political prisoner.
The Memorial human rights NGO has named Bogatov a political prisoner.
Participants of an educational youth forum in the Vladimir region have complained to the head of Russia’s consumer watchdog about the excessively high cost of condoms
Abror Azimov has said men who introduced themselves as retired FSB officers subjected him to electric shocks and fake drowning.
The Siberian cities of Kemerovo, Novosibirsk and Irkutsk have highest rates of the HIV virus in Russia, according to the chief of Russia’s health watchdog.
To Jackie Kennedy, appearance was everything
Relations between Russia and the U.S. may be bad, but that hasn’t stopped young people from wearing New York-themed apparel. Shirts and hats with “Yankees” or “Brooklyn” can be seen from Moscow to Novosibirsk.
One-third of Muscovites who voted against the controversial housing demolition program would participate in protests against the scheme, according to a poll published by independent pollster the Levada Center.
Protesters took to the streets in central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against government’s crackdown on internet.
The Russian government asks Google to remove online content more often than all other governments combined.
This weekend, Moscow is going back to its ancient tradition of the weekend market – only now with haute couture and food trucks. Street art and street games round out the weekend.
Russia’s biennial International Air and Space Salon — known as MAKS, its Russian acronym — launched on Tuesday and will run through Sunday.
The president will be answering questions from students and children across the country.
“It is a politically hot summer in Moscow, despite the weather”
In a shop I saw a charming guy sweet-talking the saleswoman. He looked pleased with himself, she smiled in spite of herself, and I understood everything — except what she said.
The Russian president reportedly has a soft spot for luxurious watches
The most prolific goalscorer in the history of Russian football, Alexander Kerzhakov, may join St. Petersburg’s swamp football team, according to the swamp footballer who asked him to join.
Siemens said Russia had “illegally moved to Crimea against clear contractual agreements” four gas turbines the firm had delivered for a project on the Russian mainland in Taman.
A court in Azerbaijan sentenced popular Russian-Israeli travel blogger Alexander Lapshin to three years in prison on Thursday
The American oil giant was found to have conducted business with Igor Sechin, the head of the state-owned Rosneft in May 2014.
The Jacques Cartier Bridge in Montreal lights up the skyline with the mood of the city
A participant of an anti-corruption rally has been handed a 2.5-year-prison sentence.
A Russian film company has announced it will produce a feature-length documentary about President Vladimir Putin in the lead-up to the March 2018 elections
Tanning was big business in the 1930s, as people sought to recreate the sun-kissed California beach look
The veteran human rights defender turns 90.
Russia has staked its claim as one of the five worst countries in the world for pensioners, according to a new report.
Last week, it was revelations of an undisclosed meeting between senior Trump campaign officials, including the president’s son and son-in-law, and a Russian lawyer with clear ties to senior Russian officials.
Russia’s arms exports are projected to grow in 2017 for the first time in five years
Latynina said the attack had two messages: “We know where your parents live,” and “You, Yulia Latynina, are a skunk.”
Black Sea towns are the most popular.
The State Duma has unanimously approved amendments to the Criminal Code that could see Russians caught organizing election fraud landed with heavy fines or time behind bars, the parliament’s press service said Wednesday.
American media entrepreneur, Andrew Paulson, died of cancer on Tuesday. He was 59 years old.
North Korean workers in Russia are climbing the social ladder, providing for their families, and gaining financial stability, writes Andrei Lankov of Moscow’s Carnegie Center.
Retrofitted by the British Navy, the paddleboat saved 7,000 men over many dangerous trips across the Channel
In the deadly Astor Place Riot, how to perform Shakespeare served as a proxy for class warfare
On this day in 1980, all eyes were on Moscow for the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Olympics.
The former China envoy is facing a tough crowd