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Saturday, February 06, 2016
As the U.S. presidential campaign moves into primary season, America's allies and rivals are starting to pay a lot closer attention to the candidates. That includes Russia, whose relations with the U.S. are at their lowest levels since the Cold War.
So here's a look at the U.S. campaign through ...
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The Russian punk band Pussy Riot has just released a new music video lampooning the country's prosecutor-general, Yuri Chaika.
The prosecutor-general, who is supposed to be one of Russia's top crime fighters, has been accused of massive corruption. The song revels in it.
The video opens with a ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Monday, January 11, 2016
Russian President Vladimir Putin has given his first big interview of the year with a foreign newspaper. Though he spoke of cooperation during his interview with the German daily Bild, he showed little inclination to back down from confrontations with the United States and its Western allies.
Saturday, January 02, 2016
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Monday, December 28, 2015
Saturday, December 26, 2015
A high-ranking Orthodox priest has shocked Russian religious circles with sharp criticism of the church's highest authority.
Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin was sacked with little explanation on Thursday from his job as head of the church's department for cooperation for church and society. The Orthodox Holy Synod announced that Chaplin ...
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Russia is issuing a new 100-ruble banknote commemorating the annexation of Crimea.
But the new bill may serve as a reminder of the country's current economic pain. At the present rate of exchange, the 100-ruble note is worth about $1.41 — around half of what it was worth in ...
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Monday, December 14, 2015
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Russian investigators have opened the tomb of 19th century Czar Alexander III in search of evidence that may help confirm the remains of his grandchildren, who were executed shortly after the Russian Revolution.
Alexander III, who went by the title "Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias," died in 1894. ...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
"The grave's a fine and private place," but (with our apologies to English poet Andrew Marvell) not when it's in cyberspace.
The city of Moscow says it is extending free Wi-Fi to cemeteries. It's part of a campaign to make Internet access available in public spaces throughout the ...
Friday, December 04, 2015
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Saturday, November 28, 2015
The organization that combats drug use in world sports has officially declared that Russia's anti-doping agency doesn't comply with international rules. It's another blow to Russian track and field stars, who already face a provisional ban — which Russia says it won't contest — for alleged doping violations that ...