8 hrs ago
Russia's 'Star City' where cosmonauts have trained for 50 years
Few outsiders have ever seen it with their own eyes - but one photographer has now gained rare access to the heart of the Russian space programme.
19 hrs ago
Pity Moscow's gourmands as Putin's sanctions bite deep
I find Vladimir Putin annoying at the best of times, but this month my distaste has blossomed into unbridled loathing.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
ANKARA: Turkish Embassy In Moscow Targeted In Gun Attack
TURKISH EMBASSY IN MOSCOW TARGETED IN GUN ATTACK Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey Aug 18 2014 Nerdun HACIOÄ~^LU MOSCOW An attacker opened fire with a rifle on the Turkish Embassy in Moscow early Aug. 18, but no casualties were reported.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Europe shares rally as fear of Ukrainian escalation eases
In what may be a breakthrough in Ukraine's campaign against pro-Moscow separatists, government forces raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk that was for months under rebel control.
Armenian man opens fire at Turkish embassy in Moscow
PanARMENIAN.Net - An Armenian national opened fire with a rifle at the Turkish embassy in Moscow, Russia, on Monday, Aug 18 morning, Cihan news agency reported.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
A country where toilet paper is rarer than partridge
Years after the collapse of the USSR, Cuba remains a bastion of communism, central planning... and shortages of basic goods.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Times of Israel
Uneasy about future in Russia, 'Putin's Jews' seek quiet exit
A short drive outside of Moscow, luxury shopping malls stand out against the heirloom forest, their large glass windows advertising Ferrari and Prada.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Opinion: Russia's deceptive game with Ukraine's woes
Ukraine has good reasons why it won't allow a Russian aid convoy into the country.
Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair...
On 26 April, S7 Airlines became the third airline serving the Moscow market from Finland, launching daily operations from Helsinki to Moscow Domodedovo.
Putin to hold Russia's Security Council meeting in Crimea
PanARMENIAN.Net - Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to the port city of Sevastopol in southwestern Crimea to attend a scheduled meeting of the nation's Security Council, the Kremlin said early Wednesday, Aug 13, according to RIA Novosti.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Russia sends 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid to Ukraine
PanARMENIAN.Net - Russia said a convoy of 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid set off for Ukraine on Tuesday, Aug 12, amid Western warnings against using help as a pretext for an invasion, according to Reuters.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Russia Extends Snowden Asylum By Three Years
US National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years, according to his lawyer.
Gulf Air adds Moscow to its network
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain announced the launch of direct services to Moscow, the capital of Russia, from 28th October 2014.
Armenian Army's Splendid Strike
ARMENIAN ARMY'S SPLENDID STRIKE Haikazn Ghahriyan, Editor-in-Chief Comments - 06 August 2014, 00:40 The management of the Armenian army announced that in the past few days the Armenian side did not only respond to the enemy but also delivered preemptive blows to the positions where the opponent was active.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Russia's tourism industry hit hard by sanctions war
Tens of thousands of Russian tourists stranded abroad have become the latest victims in the sanctions war between Russia and the West while violence continues to rage in Eastern Ukraine.
New airline routes launched
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Global Voices Online
Moscow's Birthday Card to Barack Obama. Is This Racist?
See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
A Quiet Corner
Novodevichy Convent is probably the best-known cloister of Moscow. It was founded in 1524 by Grand Prince Vasili III in commemoration of the conquest of Smolensk in 1514.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Roll up, roll up - Russia's finest circus set to wow town
The spectacular show is in town for a few days only, until Tuesday and tells the tale of the famous Park Gorkogo, otherwise known as Gorky Park.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The "Izmailovo Market" in Moskow INTRODUCTION The Izmailovo Market in Moscow is probably the most famous one of the few big markets in town.