for Islamic World

Putin vows support for Islamic World

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a message of greetings to the participants in the meeting of the Russia – Islamic World strategic vision group and the Ninth International Economic Summit dubbed Russia – Islamic World. The message has been published on the Kremlin website on Wednesday. “Today, many Muslim countries are facing serious challenges,…


Work of Art

Arts professor John Lavell’s last big project is to establish a British arts school in Moscow. He spoke to The Moscow Times about his background in art, his work – and his random approach to discovering Moscow.
Oleg Vidov dies in US

Soviet cinema sex symbol Oleg Vidov dies in US

Soviet actor Oleg Vidov has died on May 16 in Westlake Village, California, at the age of 73 Soviet cinema sex symbol of his generation Oleg Vidov has died on Tuesday in his home in Westlake Village, California, USA at the age of 73, his widow Joan Borsten told TASS. According to Borsten, her husband…

housing renovation bill

Moscow authorities pledge to be mindful of people’s concerns over housing renovation bill

Some 8,000 people gathered on Sunday on Moscow’s central Prospect Sakharova Avenue to protest against the bill Moscow’s city authorities have pledged to be mindful of people’s concerns voiced at Sunday’s rally against a controversial bill on resettling residents of Soviet-era five-storey apartment blocks in the Russian capital. “We will be attentive to all meaningful…

virus attacks repelled

Russia’s health ministry says virus attacks repelled

Numerous ransomware attacks were reported worldwide on May 12, 2017 Russia’s Health Ministry has repelled virus attacks on its computers, an aide to Minister Nikita Odintsov wrote on his Twitter account. “I hereby inform you that @MINZDRAV_RF (Health Ministry of the Russian Federation – TASS) has effectively repelled the attacks and closed vulnerabilities,” he said.…

on its infrastructure

Sberbank reports attempted virus attacks on its infrastructure

“The system has not been infected by viruses,” the bank’s press service told TASS One of Russia’s biggest banks, Sberbank, said on Friday it has registered attempted hacker attacks on its infrastructure. “Information security systems timely registered attempts at penetrating into the bank’s infrastructure. The bank’s network has a system if protection against such attacks.…

News Feed Putin expects reconstruction of Bethlehem’s Old City to increase

News Feed Putin expects reconstruction of Bethlehem’s Old City to increase tourist flow

The reconstruction of Bethlehem’s Old City will increase tourist inflow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said following talks with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. The Russian president pointed out that “the development of humanitarian ties has always played an important role in cooperation between Russia and Palestine.” Putin pointed to the cultural projects implemented recently, particularly mentioning…

Poll shows more than 82%

Poll shows more than 82% approve of Putin’s work

A total of 52.8% of Russians praise Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s activities A total of 82.1% of Russians approve of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s performance, and 52.8% praise Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s activities, a survey conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center shows. Sociologists note that in late April the Russian president enjoyed a…


It’s Nearly Summer, and Maybe It’s Snowing in Moscow

Theater Companie Philippe Genty: Inner Landscapes Chekhov Theater Festival Wed. Jun. 07Fri. Jun. 09 Mossovet Theater 06:00 p.m. French choreographer, marionettes master, theater director, and author Philippe Genty stages a poetry odyssey based on his memories, dreams, and travels. Details and tickets at Read more Read more