New York City has several areas populated predominantly by Russian speakers, and while Brighton Beach in Brooklyn might have gained the most renown, others carry their own distinct vibe and claims to fame.
Russia's grain exports have stopped due to curbs brought in to protect domestic supply, putting big deals at risk, an influential farm lobby group said on Wednesday.
Russia's Investigative Committee has issued a statement claiming that it has proof of the Ukrainian military's involvement in the July downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has turned down Moscow's invitation to visit Russia for a May ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
Russia's Central Bank said on Wednesday it would help major Russian companies refinance foreign loans by starting lending money in hard currencies to those ready to put their foreign loans up as collateral.
Arts & Ideas
Russia and Abroad
It’s a challenging time for German and Russian businesses, especially smaller and mid-sized companies. Some had recently localized production in Russia, making long-term commitments to the country. Large investment funds had been looking for prospects in the real estate market. Now some of these investors have put their plans on hold.
The Austrian season of culture, which took place in Russia in 2013 and 2014, gave artists from both countries an unprecedented opportunity for creative exchange and joint projects. The cooperation of institutes and artists from all areas of culture expanded far beyond the framework of particular events.
Moscow Times Guides
The 'CEO of the Year Russia 2014' awards come at just the right time. They celebrate the achievements of the best CEOs. They are a lesson in the possible, a benchmark to aspire to and something to be proud of.
If you are like most travelers, probably the only time you stayed at an airport hotel was when a flight was delayed or cancelled — and the hotel was the sad end of a miserable day. First you and several thousand other stranded souls milled about the airport, hoping for good news.