Russia's Gazprom increased its industrial muscle in the heart of Europe on Friday, bulking up through deals on asset swaps and more pipeline capacity with energy companies keen to get back to business as usual.
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 — a collection of the celebrity's best quotes and moments.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is ready to hold snap parliamentary elections and could share power with "healthy" opposition.
Authorities in Russia's Far East are handing out hectares of land free of charge in a bid to attract people to the vast region.
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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.