As the United Kingdom's ambassador to Russia from 2004 to 2008, Anthony Brenton was one of the first Western diplomats to be systematically hounded by pro-Kremlin youth groups.
According to textbooks on political violence, a terrorist attack requires the following key components: a target, an actor or actors, and motivations.
It is already clear that Russia has become drawn into a useless war, one with no definite military objectives and that is impossible to win, writes columnist Alexander Golts.
Denmark's Egmont Media Group will transfer its Russian magazine business to a local company, becoming the latest publisher forced to restructure by a law limiting foreign ownership of Russian media.
Oil rose on Monday after Russia said it was ready to meet other producers to discuss the market, where prices have more than halved from last year's highs due to a supply glut.
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On August 9, 2015, all Singaporeans at home and abroad have an excellent reason to celebrate ľ Singapore's 50th year of independence, or 'SG50' as we fondly refer to the jubilee. As recently as half-a-century ago when our small island-state gained independence, our future was far from certain. Today, Singapore has transformed beyond recognition thanks to the long-sighted policies of our first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew, and his talented team of Ministers, and the hard work and dedication of the first generation of Singaporeans.
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.