Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited North Korean's Kim Jong Un to Moscow next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.
World Anti-Doping Authority vice-chairman Arne Ljungqvist says the credibility of elite sport is in danger of being lost altogether if it does not deal with a historic acceptance of doping in some quarters.
Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov has transferred his holdings to Russian entities after President Vladimir Putin urged businessmen to bring their assets home.
Russian prosecutors said Friday that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny should be imprisoned for 10 years and his brother Oleg for eight years if found guilty of stealing more than 30 million rubles ($500,000).
French President Francois Hollande reiterated Friday he sees "no reason" to hand over a Mistral-class helicopter carrier to Russia, news agency TASS reported.
Arts & Ideas
Russia and Abroad
Itĺs 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 Ś 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.