Fire and Festivities: Russia's Maslenitsa Through Instagram

Russians last week celebrated Maslenitsa, marking the start of Lent.

Maslenitsa in Nikola-Lenivets

If you haven’t made plans for the weekend, consider a trip to Nikola-Lenivets Art Park where their traditional Maslenitsa bonfire will be lit ...

A Russian Oligarch Walks Away From His $8 Billion Empire

Though he had been cutting his stake in the chain ...

Russian Doctors Worry A Harsh Prison Sentence Will Hurt Healthcare

The medical community says a decision to jail a doctor has aggravated a “climate of fear”