Russian President Vladimir Putin said the influx of migrants into Europe is the result of U.S. policy in the Middle East and maintained nothing unusual was happening to the Russian economy as he visited a showpiece economic forum in the country's Far East on Friday.
After making headlines with a photo session with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev earlier this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin is once again stealing the limelight — this time with a cat.
Russia's Gazprom has bolstered its industrial presence in the heart of Europe with two major gas deals that were announced on Friday despite ongoing tensions with Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Every weekend, groups of young people take over Moscow courtyards, testing their fitness abilities by climbing monkey bars, performing straight-bar dips, pull-ups and push-ups on ordinary playground equipment.
Baywatch star Pamela Anderson this week visited Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok, where she spoke about President Vladimir Putin, animal rights and her Russian roots.
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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.