The agent was said to be attempting an attack on electricity infrastructure
An investigation will not be completed until late this year
An activist is being prosecuted for installing a memorial plaque on the home of a victim of Soviet repression
Once a feral resource for planters, the stone fruit got a marketing makeover in the late 19th century—and a boost from the segregated labor market
Washington has no legal grounds to close Russian consulates in the United States, Maria Zakharova said on Sunday
Memorial said it considered the persecution of March 26 participants to be “politically motivated, targeted at intimidating critics of the authorities.”
Two potential suicide bombers, an explosives expert and an “emissary” of Islamic State have been detained.
But Russia still lags behind many other countries
The Russian publisher the “Shades of Magic” series says it did so to comply with anti-gay legislation.
The 2017 International Army Games’ “Tank Biathlon” was held from July 29 to Aug. 12 in Moscow’s Alabino region.
Alexei Pushkov said Western nations were to blame for appeasing Hitler at the Munich Conference in September 1938
LGBT activists faced off with police and far-right protesters in the city’s largest pride march in years
More than a decade ago, Kifakh Bata moved to Russia. Now he’s ‘saving souls’
A Moscow court on Friday ordered Navalny to remove excerpts of YouTube video that accuse Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov of bribery
Speaking Friday at the Klyazma forum for students, Lavrov described the rhetoric in Washington and Pyongang as “over the top.”
Russia’s first fifth-generation fighter jet will receive the designation Su-57
“I am stripped of my passport. I can’t leave anymore,” Serebrennikov told the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.
The animal was able to swim to sea when the tide came in and rescuers were monitoring its progress.
If you come to Moscow this summer, 15 minutes after you leave the customs area at the airport you will hear talk of моя улица (my street).
A 13-meter-long whale was at risk of dying after being stranded on an island in the Sea of Okhotsk.
Aeroflot has sharply increased prices for flights to host cities during the 2018 World Cup in Russia
Washington could force Russia to shutter one of four consulates in the United States
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was “thankful” to President Vladimir Putin for expelling U.S. diplomats from Russia
National Park rangers on the island “risked their lives” to approach the whale in a small boat to keep it wet and alive until the tide rises.
St. Petersburg on Thursday commemorated the Soviet defense of the city from the Nazis
A Moscow court on Thursday sentenced Russian journalist Alexander Sokolov to three and a half years in jail for extremism, in a case Sokolov described as “Orwellian.”
A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced a man to four years in prison for punching and kicking two police officers at an unsanctioned protest against corruption.
Turkish law enforcement has detained a Russian citizen suspected of planning to down American military aircraft using a drone, Turkish media reports.
The corruption case has caused an outcry in artistic circles where it is seen as intimidation and an attempt to muzzle the theater — which is among the most progressive in Russia.
It passed near the U.S. Capitol, the Pentagon and other government buildings.
Two regions in southern Russia are trying to ban the local release of a film about the love affair of Russia’s last Tsar with a ballerina, saying it is offensive
They propose moving the tribute to Tsoi, frontman of the “Kino” group, to Luzhniki in Moscow, or St. Petersburg — Tsoi’s birth city, the report cited Arbat District head Yevgeny Babenko as saying.
Since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula in March 2014, Crimeans have suffered repeated power shortages
A decade before the Supreme Court ruled in favor of interracial marriage, the Rat Packer risked losing his career—and his life
In total, roughly 52,000 links were blocked by the agency.
Summer may have arrived two months late this year, but now that it’s here you get to enjoy Moscow’s outdoor activities. Our pick for this weekend is a trip to India — in Sokolniki Park.
He spent almost three days in 40 degrees Celsius heat and without any food or water.
German sportswear retailer Adidas plans to close around 160 outlets in Russia this year due to falling sales, the RBC new agency reported on Wednesday, citing the company’s management. Chief executive Kasper Rorsted told RBC he expected the Russian market would continue to shrink because of Western sanctions imposed over Moscow’s actions in Ukraine and the low price of oil, Russia’s main export.Russia’s economy contracted in 2015 and 2016.“We have already closed more than 100 stores [this year] and will close another fifty by the end of the year,” Rorsted was cited as saying.Adidas has been closing stores in Russia for at least two years but still had 840 outlets as of March, according to RBC.The company is not the only retailer to pull back from Russia. River Island, New Look and department store chain Stockmann have all quit the country since 2014.
In 2015, Ukraine passed a law that mandated the removal of all the country’s Lenin monuments. Over 5,000 have been torn down in Leninopad (the Lenin-fall). A new book documents this remarkable transformation.
A spokesperson for Russia’s Jewish community has described claims that Jews are “enjoying” and “monetizing” their past suffering as “humiliating”
“Guys, brace for hard times.”
President Vladimir Putin visited breakaway region of Abkhazia in Georgia on Tuesday to meet regional officials and reaffirm the Kremlin’s support for the territory’s separatist ambitions
Ulyukayev is accused of soliciting a $2-million bribe from Rosneft to support its purchase of another oil firm, Bashneft. He denies the charges.
The Moscow City Court on Tuesday canceled plans to deport the Uzbek gay journalist Khudoberdi Nurmatov.
Sergei Udaltsov, a leader of the anti-Kremlin Left Front movement, was convicted of organizing riots in 2012 and sentenced to more than four years in prison. He was released on Tuesday
A left-wing activist convicted for organizing mass anti-Kremlin protests in 2012 was released on Tuesday after serving out his term.
The captain of a light airplane suffered minor injuries after the plane he was piloting crashed into a car
Russia’s most famous celebrity coupling is over.
A woman living in the Finnish city of Oulu accidentally received a police email with a detailed itinerary of Vladimir Putin’s visit to the country last month
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he had been “joking” when he said there was a 50 percent chance he would killed by Russian authorities for this political activism
“What the hell is going on here?” is the main question on people’s minds as Ulyukayev goes on trial.
Winter is coming.
Putin’s decision last month may be just the first response to new U.S. sanctions against Russia.
Belarusian authorities have reportedly detained a Russian Orthodox Church priest for his alleged role in the trafficking prostitutes from Belarus to Russia.
Russian authorities will unroll healthcare reform nationwide in time for presidential elections next year, the Vedomosti newspaper reported, citing a source close to the Kremlin.
Members of the anti-Putin punk band Pussy Riot were briefly detained on Monday for unfolding a banner in support of political prisoners in eastern Russia
While the world buzzed over new sanctions, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin went on a fishing trip with some of his colleagues. Check out the catch.
Volunteers working for opposition leader Alexei Navalny clashed with police on Saturday in the Kostroma region as they organized a public speaking event in the city’s central October Square
“Any diplomat, Russian or not, works to better understand the political situation of the place where he is stationed.”
It was clear days before he put pen to paper on Wednesday, that U.S. President Donald Trump would sign the latest round of sanctions against Russia