More than 30 theatrical troupes, dance groups and street artists took part in the celebrations, ensuring the audience wasn't card-bored!
An exhibition in Russia shows how local artists are grappling with Lenin's legacy of political repression and mass killings.
"The pilots did not have any room for manoeuvre," said aviation expert Vadim Lukashevich. "They were lucky because they landed in the field where there were no buildings. But still, they worked in an extreme situation and did not make a single mistake. At least I did not notice a single error."
Vladimir Putin's schedule was not interrupted by the removal of the bomb.
Russian plane crash-lands in field after bird strike near Moscow, no deaths reported.
The smoke cloud extends to an area of 7 million sq km, while the EU is 4.476 million square kilometres.
Five Russian engineers that were killed as they tested a rocket have been laid to rest with thousands attending their funerals.
Cossacks have been gathering in Russia to show off their ferocious sword skills.
The winners must slash their way through water-filled bottles and thick vines, showing dexterity and precision, as well as a determination to succeed.
Russia tells Google to stop promoting Moscow protests on YouTube
Russia honours 'national heroes' killed in mysterious rocket blast
As massive anti-government protests took place in Moscow, Vladimir Putin rode a motorcycle with the Night Wolves bikers in annexed Crimea.
Russians vowed to protest in favour of candidates being allowed to run in elections.
Friday marks Vladimir Putin's 20-year anniversary as Kremlin chief.
An explosion rocked an ammunition plant for the second time this week, injuring at least nine, according to national media reports.
Protesters are on the streets in Moscow because they want to oust Russia's president Vladimir Putin, it's been claimed.
Vladimir Putin, on the back of criticism of Russian police's response to protests in Moscow, says law enforcement is even tougher in the West. Is he right?
Russia hosted 22 countries as part of the Army Games 2019.
Five Rosatom employees were killed and three injured in an explosion at a military testing site in northern Russia on Thursday, RIA news agency cited the state nuclear company as saying.
European agency Copernicus Emergency Management System has provided Euronews with an animation of the ongoing wildfires in Russia's Sakha Republic.
Environmental NGO Greenpeace is concerned that Russia's new floating nuclear plant could turn into a 'Chernobyl on ice".
Siberia's wildfires are only getting bigger despite Russian airforce intervention, Greenpeace Russia warned this week.
Russia said a fire triggered the explosions at a storage facility for gunpowder charges near the city of Achinsk in Siberia's Krasnoyarsk region.
Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday as police clamped down on a rally calling for free elections for a second weekend running.
The bears are eating a diet of 99% bamboo but also enjoy apples, carrots and special pancakes made out of cereal.
Russia has no domestic violence law and does not treat domestic violence as a stand-alone criminal offense. In a dramatic step back in 2017, certain forms of domestic violence were actually decriminalised.
The contest started in Vienna in 1991 and now plays out annually in more than 100 locations