Moscow’s famous Bolshoi Ballet is staging ‘The Idiot’ which is based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel.
Russia’s navy holds an honouring ceremony in Severomorsk to welcome back the crews of the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier and the Pyotr Veliky heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser returning from S
Britain has confirmed that it scrambled Typhoon jets to monitor two Russian Blackjack bombers, which flew near its airspace.
By Anders Åslund, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council in Washington After more than two years of economic contraction, Russia seems to have
The first ice library in the world was launched in Baikalsk, Russia.
Yuri Alekseyev used to work as a lawyer in Moscow, but packed in his job and city life to move to the forest.
Russia’s female 4×400 metres relay team from the London 2012 Olympics has been disqualified after one of the athletes returned a positive dope test for a banned…
Dimitriy Trunenkov, a member of Russia's four-man Bobsleigh gold medal winners at the Sochi Olympics, has been banned for unspecified doping offences for four years.
The country's lower house has passed a bill decriminalising some forms of domestic violence. It will make battery of a relative a civil and not criminal offence when the victim suffered no serious har
Russian President Vladimir Putin joined a group of students in singing a Soviet song about space exploration.
The Russian parliament’s lower house the Duma has overwhelming backed a draft law that would ease some penalties for domestic violence.
Two days before Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president, and like the rest of the world, Muscovites are waiting to see how Russian-US relations will change once he takes…
Russia extends NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's residency visa to 2020.
The Russian President has hit out at those he claims are spreading fake information about the US President-elect.
Russian politicians are bemused by the chaotic transition in US politics, and most are convinced it is a Democrat ploy to sabotage any Trump rapprochement with Moscow.
Members of the Russian Orthodox Church have held an annual ice sculpture competition on ( Saturday 7 JAN.
Mikhail “The Werewolf” Popkov already serving a life-sentence for murdering 22 women, admitted to police he murdered 59 others
Russian Orthodox Christians have been celebrating Christmas, attending special midnight mass held in churches and cathedrals across the country.
It is ‘mission accomplished’ for the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier – now headed back to Russia after completing its operations in waters off Syria.
‘Zoology’ is the story of Natasha, a middle-aged woman stuck in an unhappy daily routine, who one day grows a tail, which, as you can imagine changes her life.
A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats and their families, who have been expelled by order of President Barack Obama, has arrived back in Moscow.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had called for tit-for-tat retaliation against Washington by declaring 35 US diplomats 'persona non grata'.
Russia's defence ministry says no evidence has been found of a fire or an explosion as a possible cause for the plane crash in the Black Sea on Christmas Day.