Controversial performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky has been nominated for the Russian Security Services' Prize for Literature and the Arts for the artistic protest which saw him light the door of the FSB headquarters on fire.
The arrival of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Greece on May 27 to meet with the Greek leadership and visit Mount Athos was not at all accidental.
More than one million people in Russia today are living as modern-day slaves, Australian-based human rights group the Walk Free Foundation reported Tuesday.
Recognizing the separatist republics of Lugansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine would be ôcounter-productiveö for Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview Tuesday.
A man who saw his house burnt down after he criticized the authorities in Russia's Chechen Republic has publicly apologized for making the complaints.
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Russia and Abroad
This year Russia celebrates the 40th anniversary of the diplomatic relations with the Philippines, and the 20th anniversary of ASEAN-Russia dialogue partnership. The upcoming ASEAN-Russia Summit in Sochi is going to be the highlight of the year.
Despite the difficult political climate and economic downturn, German companies remain committed to Russia. Read about the challenges facing them, as well as success stories in this supplement.
Moscow Times Guides
What can be said about Moscow that hasn't already been said? It is an enigma; it is a beautiful, temperamental mistress; it is the end point of all roads. In a way, Moscow is indeed an end point, an apex and the largest city in all of Russia.
The business community in Russia has reasons to be optimistic, as there really does seem to be light at the end of the tunnel.