Growing Turkish anger over Russia's weeklong bombing campaign in Syria appeared Wednesday to be driving a wedge between the two Black Sea neighbors, who enjoy a close economic relationship.
The Russian public's mood is strikingly reminiscent of that found in the papers and memoirs of World War I: both then and now, war is initially an anesthesia that numbs society to its true condition, writes Ivan Sukhov.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered a crackdown on counterfeit alcohol products and equipment for their production, in a bid to tackle a rising tide of illegal liquor in Russia.
Britain's BBC Worldwide has declined to license the production of a Russian version of the “Tumble” television show because of Western sanctions imposed over the Ukrainian crisis.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday he does not want the conflict in Syria turning into a crisis between Russia and NATO nor into a Russian-Turkish dispute.
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Ten years ago you seemed to wait forever for a seat in the sun. To help you make the best of summer in Russia, we’ve gathered together recommendations for summer dining, frolicking in parks, entertaining your kids and enjoying staycations.