Mass baptism rituals took place across Russia on Sunday to recall the introduction of Christianity as a state religion in ancient Russia more than a thousand years ago.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital on Monday and returned to prison but on Thursday his lawyer revealed a complaint had been filed saying he was poisoned.
Euronews' Galina Polonskaya reports from Moscow on the detentions that took place Saturday night during an unauthorised opposition protest.
The authorities had banned the protest which was against the exclusion of opposition candidates in local elections but thousands ignored it and defiantly took to the streets.
Russian President Vladimir Putin dived to the bottom of the Gulf of Finland aboard a submersible to explore a Soviet submarine which was sunk during World War Two.
Hundreds of people were arrested as protesters gathered in Moscow on Saturday to demand free and fair elections.
Euronews correspondent Galina Polonskaya takes us to the heart of a demonstration in Moscow today calling for free elections.
Russian police detained more than 1,000 people in central Moscow on Saturday during a protest over opposition candidates allegedly being prevented from taking part in city council elections.
Unprecedented solidarity helped Russia's journalists to a rare victory over the state when freelancer Ivan Golunov was released earlier this year. But such support is not afforded to all journalists in Russia, who face pressure and fabricated cases, too.
An unprecedented number wildfires in Siberia and Alaska in recent weeks have been pouring carbon dioxide into the sky. It means the blazes have not only been partly caused by global warming but are also likely a contributing factor to it.
Four opposition figures had their homes raided by police on Wednesday night, according to human rights activists. But on Thursday, they said they would press ahead with Saturday's rally in Moscow for fair elections.
Euronews went to Moscow and asked locals about their favourite Russian authors.
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Russia independent opposition candidates for local council elections have pledged to protest everyday outside the office for the Moscow mayor following a huge rally calling for free elections over the weekend.
Over 1,000 paddleboard enthusiasts brightened the grey waters of St. Petersburg's canals with a flashy masquerade on Saturday (July 20).
The protests were led by Alexei Navalny who has been jailed many times, most recently for taking part in an unauthorised protest in last month.
The Pacific Fleet fired two Mosquito anti-ship cruise missiles, which successfully eliminated an above-water target during tactical drills.
The Opening Ceremony of the International Children’s Summer Games (ICG) saw 192 athletes take part in Ufa, the capital city of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
Traditional tools came to the fore in Russia at the weekend with the holding of an annual scything competition.
Representatives of Russia and Georgia have met for the first time since mass anti-Russian protests in the Georgian capital Tbilisi last month.
Around 240 people were hurt as protesters tried to storm the parliament after a Russian MP took the Speaker's seat.
Thirteen human rights organisations have joined together to call for investigation into a the murder of a prominent Chechen human rights activist.
A successful breeding scheme in southern Russia has seen the beaver population rise to more than 700,000 from near-extinction less than a century ago.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed how to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine in a telephone call with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.
Firefighters are battling an enormous fire that has engulfed an electricity power station in Mytishchi.
General Charles-Etienne Gudin was killed on the battlefield in 1812 during the French Emperor's doomed invasion of Russia.