A freshly introduced draft law proposing to redefine the roles of judges has courted controversy among legal circles who fear that if adopted, the measure would endanger the presumption of innocence.
Western governments will attempt to discredit and destabilize Russia, but their efforts will be futile, President Vladimir Putin told Russia's top security officials Thursday.
The deputy head of the Russian parliament's constitutional law committee is challenging a state decision to force a news outlet to delete information about a recent spate of cancer suicides.
Russia's top lender Sberbank reported on Thursday a 20 percent drop in profit for 2014, hurt by a jump in its funding costs and higher loan-loss provisions as an economic crisis and slide in the ruble weighed.
A Kremlin spokesman reminded Russia's republic of Chechnya that it is illegal for Russian regions to send weapons abroad, after the Chechen parliament threatened to supply arms to Mexico for it to fight the U.S.
Arts & Ideas
Russia and Abroad
Itĺs a challenging time for German and Russian businesses, especially smaller and mid-sized companies.
Moscow Times Guides
Premium-class hotels, restaurants, nightlife, spas, fitness, and city festivals — this new issue of the Lifestyle Guide proudly presents the best spots in Moscow in 2015.
The 'CEO of the Year Russia 2014' awards come at just the right time. They celebrate the achievements of the best CEOs. They are a lesson in the possible, a benchmark to aspire to and something to be proud of.