French artist Yann Arthus Bertrand has two exhibits on show at the Moscow Multimedia Arts Museum Ч "6 Billion Others," video exhibition of people from all over the world answering universal questions, and the photo exhibit "Of Forests and People."
Defense officials in Moscow said over the weekend that Russia would broaden its air bombardment of Syria and claimed a five-day bombing campaign had already caused significant damage to Islamic State infrastructure and led to hundreds of militants abandoning their positions.
A summit reviving a European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine ended Friday with a call for the delay of contentious rebel plans to hold local elections this month and for both sides to begin a promised withdrawal of smaller-caliber weapons.
Kyrgyzstan's Moscow-leaning parties appeared certain on Sunday of being able to form a new coalition to draw the hard-up nation further into Moscow's orbit after an election overshadowed by ethnic tensions and the threat of Islamist violence.
After months of speculation, the Electricity Networks of Armenia, the power company whose price hike touched off massive anti-government protests this summer, reportedly has a new owner — the Tashir Group.
Moscow's cooperation with Tehran seems strange, primarily because Russia's political interests in this regard are almost completely at odds with its economic interests, writes columnist Yulia Zhuchkova.