April 12, 1961: The Soviet Union wins the space race against the USA when Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space. Gagarin was launched into
Female protesters bared all in a demonstration directed at Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The FEMEN protesters shouted the word ‘dictator’ at
Cyprus is at risk of having to leave the euro after rejecting the proposal put forward by the Eurogroup. Despite two days of talks in Moscow, Russia
It was at London’s Wembley Stadium that the Brazilian national football team lost the Olympic final against Mexico last August. The only trophy in
Russia in recent weeks has clashed with the European Union and the United States over international policies. Of key note are the civil war in Syria
We all know that the outlook for orphans is often bleak. Life is also tough for children whose parents cannot look after them – for whatever reason
Russia’s second biggest mobile phone operator has entered the markets in Moscow and London and raised 1.7 billion dollars at its IPO. The company
A musical education does not just produce musicians. Researchers say it also boosts young people’s self-esteem. The film “Buena Vista Social Club”
Europe’s economy is weak and Russia’s is benefiting from higher energy prices. What does that mean for the future of their relative economies
Struggling French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen is about to sell a controlling stake in GEFCO, its subsidiary that transports vehicles for delivery
SItting on the other side of the table, walking a mile in someone else’s shoes – they are both experiences that help us understand other people and
During the Soviet era, from 1917 to 1991, trade unions in Russia were state run organisations which had nothing to do with helping workers fight for
In the final episode of our journey around Russia, euronews takes a trip through the capital along the Moskva river.
Moscow was named after the
In the penultimate episode of Russian life, euronews explores the capital Moscow.
We began with the city’s famous underground. Carrying over 7
For this edition of Russian Life, euronews travels to the Kaliningrad exclave. Isolated from the rest of the country, it is the smallest, youngest
On the banks of the Volga river, in the very heart of Russia, the republic of Tatarstan has reunited two religions in its history.
In the south of Siberia, where Russia comes together with Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China, lie pristine lands where people try to live in harmony with
The volcanoes and geysers of Russia’s Far East are the ultimate attraction for extreme sports aficionados. In this issue of ‘Russian Life’ we
In the new season of Russian Life, we look at the most amazing aspects of the world’s largest country. We begin our journey in the south of European
Tajikistan, a former Soviet republic, is one of the poorest countries in Central Asia. On Norouz, the first day of the Persian New Year, Emomali
The certainty surrounding Vladimir Putin’s presidential victory has once again led to widespread allegations that the vote was a fix.
So much so
Russia has an enviably high literacy rate of nearly 100%. The influences of the Soviet era are still very much present although, to keep up with the
In the current Russian presidential campaign – already unique with its unprecedented backdrop of civil activism – Mikhail Prokhorov definitely stands
Euronews Chris Burns leads a discussion on the forthcoming elections in Russia.
Chris Burns: “Hello I am Chris Burns and welcome to The Network
A December 2006 training flight above the Moscow region nearly ended in tragedy.
“The trainee made a mistake. That caused the plane to enter a very
Some of the most serious aviation disasters happen when pilots are confronted with a situation they have never encountered before.
Now a new