Anxiety gripped Russia's academic community after news broke that a central Russian university had fired an American professor following a state-run media broadcast decrying his work as "harmful" to the country.
Despite a nearly $2 billion state recycling initiative, the vast majority of waste produced by Moscow's 12 million residents still goes straight to overfilling landfills outside of the city.
President Vladimir Putin should allow 40,000 Jews living abroad and other migrants who left Crimea before it was annexed from Ukraine by Russia in 2014 to return home and obtain Russian citizenship.
Russia finds itself in an unenviable position as the Islamic State lays claim to the North Caucasus, writes Ivan Sukhov.
Ukraine said it halted natural gas imports from Russia on Wednesday after EU-brokered talks collapsed without a deal on how much Kiev should pay for its supplies and an interim accord expired at midnight.
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