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Russia 2 weeks ago

Highlights of 2016 in The Moscow Times

Highlights of 2016 in The Moscow Times

Russia 2 weeks ago

Hacking. Doping. Putin. Bulldozers. Sechin. Arrests. Brexit. Sham privatization. More arrests. An election in Russia that nobody noticed. Another Russian election everyone noticed. 2016 was a remarkable year for Russia and the ...

Russia 1 month ago

Chess Star Karyakin Defends Support for Russian Crimea

Chess Star Karyakin Defends Support for Russian Crimea

Russia 1 month ago

Russian chess grandmaster Sergei Karyakin has defended his outspoken support for Russia's annexation of Crimea. “I have my opinion, and I have the right to express it,” Karyakin said.

Moscow 1 month ago

Weekend in Moscow: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, SnowFest and More

Weekend in Moscow: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, SnowFest and More

Moscow 1 month ago

Warm up inside this weekend catching the long-awaited "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," or perhaps by watching some of Russia's best freeriders in action at Snowfest, a festival for winter ...

Moscow 2 months ago

Moscow Restaurants: News and Openings

Moscow Restaurants: News and Openings

Moscow 2 months ago

This week we're looking to keep warm, and what better way than by tucking into some of the cheapest — and most delicious — pho in the city? If Vietnamese isn't for ...

Russia 2 months ago

'What the Hell Is Going On?' Russia Reacts to Shock Detention of Economy Minister

'What the Hell Is Going On?' Russia Reacts to Shock Detention of Economy Minister

Russia 2 months ago

Reports of the sudden arrest of longstanding Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev in the early hours of Tuesday have come as a shock to Kremlin insiders and pundits.

Russia 2 months ago

Updates: Russian Economy Minister Ulyukayev Appears in Court on Corruption Charge

Updates: Russian Economy Minister Ulyukayev Appears in Court on Corruption Charge

Russia 2 months ago

Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev has appeared in court on suspicion of taking a $2-million bribe.

Moscow 2 months ago

Breaking Down Barriers Film Fest Open Its 8th Season

Breaking Down Barriers Film Fest Open Its 8th Season

Moscow 2 months ago

One of Moscow’s favorite film festivals, the 8th annual Breaking Down Barriers International Film Festival, opens on Friday. This year the organization Perspektiva is hosting it from Fri. Nov. 11 through Mon. Nov. 14. The ...

Moscow 2 months ago

Weekend in Moscow: An American Documentary Film Festival, a Charity Concert and More

Weekend in Moscow: An American Documentary Film Festival, a Charity Concert and More

Moscow 2 months ago

Over the coming days in Moscow you can enjoy a charity concert in support of the Speransky Children's Hospital, a festival of American documentary films and the launch of a new lecture ...

Moscow 2 months ago

Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Moscow

Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Moscow

Moscow 2 months ago

It’s officially cold and we’re all burning off more calories than usual stomping our feet as we wait for the bus or penguin-stepping to avoid slips on the icy pavements. All of ...

World 2 months ago

Moscow's News Media Helps Russians (Living in Russia) Report Vote Fraud to the Trump Campaign

Moscow's News Media Helps Russians (Living in Russia) Report Vote Fraud to the Trump Campaign

World 2 months ago

As the world anxiously followed the U.S. presidential elections, live coverage on Russia's state television channels yielded several amusing moments.