Russia has defied pressure from America and the West, and has recognised the independence of Georgia’s two breakaway regions. President Dimitry
Jailed former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has had his appeal for parole turned down by a court in Siberia.
Once Russia’s richest man, he was
The worlds of literature and politics have been lavishing tributes on Alexander Solzhenitsyn since his death from heart failure on Sunday at the age
Nobel Prize winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn,
who wrote about life in Soviet slave labour camps, and spent 20 years in exile, has died at the
A senior executive at Russia’s now-defunct Yukos oil empire has been sentenced in his absence to life in prison for murder. Leonid Nevzlin was one of
Russia has turned up the heat on the United States, threatening a military response to President Bush’s planned anti-missile shield in eastern
The curtain has come down on Moscow’s 30th International Film Festival after nine days of fascination and discovery, featuring guests of
Russia has reopened sea routes with the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia. The Georgians say the move is another attack on their sovereignty. The
As expected, Russia has announced the start of long-delayed talks on a new partnership pact with the EU at the conclusion of a summit in Siberia
Having broken the ice over dinner last night it is down to business today for Russian and EU leaders seeking to put relations between the two sides
Always drunk and grumpy, Hancock’s not your normal superhero. Starring Will Smith and Charlize Theron, Peter Berg’s film Hancock opened the Moscow
The Russian president has lashed out at the United States, accusing it of causing the global financial crisis.
Speaking to the world’s business
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his Georgian counterpart Mikhail Saakashvili have vowed to improve relations, damaged in recent times.
A small group of Moscow’s gay and lesbian community have defied the authorities and protested against anti-homosexual attitudes in Russia. The march
Russia has moved a step closer to reviving its civil aviation industry with the long awaited maiden test flight of the Sukhoi Superjet-100. The
Russia has been marking the 225th anniversary of the founding of its Black Sea fleet with a ceremony at its naval base in the Ukrainian port of
Russia’s parliament has rubber-stamped the choice of Vladimir Putin as the country’s new prime minister.
Putin stepped down as president yesterday