Russian media will be obliged to report funding they receive from abroad to the media watchdog Roskomnadzor, if an inter-party group of deputies get their way.
A report into the causes of the downing over Ukraine last year of flight MH17, on which most of the passengers were Dutch nationals, is likely to put a further strain on the Netherlands' relations with Russia.
Russia's second-largest airline, Transaero, is facing new claims from its creditors following the failure of takeover deal that would have saved it from bankruptcy.
Most Russians approve of their country's involvement in the Syrian conflict without even taking the trouble to understand its purpose, writes columnist Alexander Golts.
Russia's gas monopoly Gazprom resumed supplies to Ukraine Monday, in a development that will help the country meet its energy needs through the harsh winter months.
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Russia and Abroad
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Moscow Times Guides
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.