Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits, 17 million within the urban area and 20 million within the metropolitan area. Moscow is one of Russia's federal cities.
Russian police on Thursday arrested a Siberian shaman who had become a media curiosity after embarking on a long trek to Moscow which he had promised would culminate in him driving President Vladimir.. Reuters - Published
A Moscow court said on Thursday that it would review the jailing of an actor over an opposition protest after state prosecutors formally requested that he be released on bail following a public outcry.. Reuters - Published
Weeks of demonstrations over elections for the city legislature have turned into the biggest sustained protest movement in Russia since 2011-2013, when protesters took to the streets against perceived..
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Radiation sensors at at least one of the stations in Russia that went offline after a mysterious blast are transmitting again. Four of the stations that scan for so-called radionuclide particles went..
Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday (August 17) to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped...
Reuters reports Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday. They're calling for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies..
Russia's state communications watchdog, Roscomnadzor, has asked Google to stop advertising "illegal mass events" on its YouTube video platform after tens of thousands staged a large political protest..
Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it will summon North Korea's top diplomatic representative in Moscow following the detention of North Korean vessels by Russia in the Sea of Japan, the RIA.. Reuters - Published
The Kremlin said on Tuesday that it had not received a formal request from any party for Moscow to act as a mediator between Saudi Arabia and Iran following an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil.. Reuters - Published
A Russian court sentenced 23-year-old novice actor Pavel Ustinov to 3 1/2 years in prison on Monday for using violence against a policemean during one in a recent series of unauthorized protests in.. Reuters - Published
A Russian court sentenced a protester for 3-1/2 years in prison on Monday for using violence against a policeman during an unauthorized protest in Moscow, Russia's Interfax news agency reported. Reuters - Published
Russia has asked the United States via Interpol to confirm the whereabouts of a former Kremlin official who Russian media have said may have been a U.S. spy exfiltrated in 2017, Foreign Ministry.. Reuters - Published
A Bulgarian investigation into alleged espionage involving Russian non-governmental organizations is not intended to influence relations with Moscow, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
Bulgarian prosecutors charged the head of a non-governmental organization (NGO) on Tuesday with spying for Russia as part of a scheme they said aimed to draw Bulgaria away from its Western allies and.. Reuters - Published
An anti-Kremlin opposition candidate has won a rare seat in Moscow's legislature with the help of some army votes, election data showed, suggesting that discontent over falling living standards may.. Reuters - Published
A prominent pro-Kremlin rapper on Tuesday took down a new music video praising Moscow's mayor and disparaging the opposition after it was panned as one of the most unpopular clips ever to be posted on.. Reuters - Published
France's foreign minister said on Monday Europe and Russia should try to overcome their mutual distrust and work toward improving relations but that it was still too early to lift EU sanctions against.. Reuters - Published
France's foreign minister on Monday welcomed positive moves by Russia and Ukraine in past weeks to ease a crisis between the two countries, including a prisoner swap over the weekend, but said it was.. Reuters - Published
Russia's ruling United Russia party, which backs President Vladimir Putin, has lost one third of its seats in the Moscow parliament, near complete data cited by Russian news agencies showed on Monday,.. Reuters - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin spoke by phone on Sunday ahead of a meeting of the joint Franco-Russian Council on security issues scheduled for Monday in.. Reuters - Published
Residents of Moscow voted on Sunday in one of the most closely watched local elections in years after the exclusion of many opposition candidates triggered the biggest protests in the Russian capital.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday congratulated Russia and Ukraine on a long-awaited prisoner swap that could thaw a deep freeze in relations between the two countries since Moscow’s annexation.. Reuters - Published
A plane with Ukrainian markings has taken off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on its way to Kiev as part of a prisoner swap operation, a Reuters witness and Russian news agencies reported. Reuters - Published
Buses believed to be carrying Ukrainian prisoners arrived at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Saturday, Interfax news agency reported, as a major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine appeared to get.. Reuters - Published
Two buses with tinted windows and a police escort left a Moscow jail on Saturday morning carrying an undisclosed number of people as a major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine appeared to.. Reuters - Published
A Russian court sentenced two men to up to three and a half years in jail on Wednesday for using violence against police officers at a political protest calling for a free election on Sunday. Reuters - Published
Ivan Loktev, a young Russian opposition activist, wanted a memento of a string of protests that have drawn tens of thousands to Moscow's streets this summer, and the crackdown that ensued. So on.. Reuters - Published
Changes in the Saudi Arabia's oil industry will not affect cooperation between Moscow and Riyadh, Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Kirill Dmitriev, head of the RDIF sovereign wealth fund,.. Reuters - Published
A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a man to three years in jail after convicting him of attacking a policeman during an unauthorized political protest in Moscow in July, the RIA news agency reported. Reuters - Published
Russian opposition activist Lyubov Sobol, an ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, was detained by police on Monday after a weekend protest in Moscow, Navalny's spokeswoman said on Twitter. Reuters - Published
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sought on Monday to reassure Poland about Washington's commitment to protecting it from Russia, saying allies should "remain vigilant" about Moscow's election meddling.. Reuters - Published
Russia's military said the United States had mounted air strikes in Syria's Idlib without forewarning Moscow or Ankara, endangering a ceasefire there, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday. Reuters - Published
A few thousand Russians took to the streets of central Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections to the capital's city legislature on Sept. 8, defying a ban which has been enforced with violent.. Reuters - Published
Thousands of Russians took to the streets of central Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections to the capital's city legislature on Sept. 8, defying a ban which has been enforced with violent.. Reuters - Published
Russia has transferred jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov from a remote Arctic prison to custody in Moscow amid talks with Kiev on a possible prisoner swap, news agencies TASS and Interfax cited.. Reuters - Published
A court in Ukraine ordered jailed Russian journalist Kirill Vyshinsky to be freed on bail and released from custody, as Moscow and Kiev hold behind-the-scenes talks on a possible prisoner swap. Reuters - Published
Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said Russia refused to grant them visas for a visit to Moscow next week, amid disagreement within Washington and among U.S. allies over whether the country.. Reuters - Published
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey wants to continue defense industry cooperation with Russia, including cooperating on warplanes, after talks in Moscow with his Russian counterpart.. Reuters - Published
Europe's top human rights court rebuked Russia on Tuesday for multiple violations of the basic rights of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky who died in a Moscow prison in 2009 after complaining of mistreatment. Reuters - Published
Russia said on Monday it would be "impossible" for Moscow to return to the group of G7/G8 nations on an invitation of 'just one country', as all decisions in the group are made based on consensus, the.. Reuters - Published
A court on Friday extended by two months the pre-trial detention of a former U.S. Marine who has been held in Russia on suspicion of spying since December and who accused Moscow prison authorities of.. Reuters - Published
Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating.. Reuters - Published
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the United States was now in a position to deploy a new land-based cruise missile in Romania and Poland, a scenario he considered a threat that.. Reuters - Published
Russia's readmission to the group of seven nations depends on progress in peace talks over Ukraine, a French diplomatic source said, responding to comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that Moscow.. Reuters - Published
Russia's readmission to the group of seven nations depends on progress in the political process in Ukraine, a French diplomatic source said, responding to comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that.. Reuters - Published