Rappler's latest stories on Moscow
The latest searches of members of the opposition come after Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for two decades, this month oversaw a controversial vote that allows him to extend his hold on power until 2036
The spokeswoman for the US embassy in Moscow tweets: 'Watching arrest after arrest of Russian journalists – it's starting to look like a concerted campaign against #MediaFreedom'
The permit system, which will be operational from April 15, may be expanded to monitor people going out even within their local neighborhood, if needed, authorities said
Moscow, with more than 12 million residents, has the largest outbreak in Russia, with 7,822 confirmed coronavirus cases out of a national total of almost 12,000
Struggling, poorly equipped healthcare facilities could be aiding the spread of COVID-19 in Moscow
The strict new isolation measures come after many Muscovites refused to heed official recommendations and self-isolate at the weekend and instead went to parks for barbecues
President Vladimir Putin's spokesman tells journalists that Washington has notified Russia 'through diplomatic channels' that 'Trump will not come for May 9' Victory Day celebrations
Most Russians identify as Orthodox Christians, but Russia is officially a secular state
After an exchange of prisoners in September and the withdrawal of some frontline forces over the last few weeks, the handover marks another step in trying to resolve the five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte gets his first honorary degree from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations University, Russia's premier school for international relations which is run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The meeting comes ahead of a September 16 summit in Ankara that will bring together the main foreign players in Syria's conflict – Putin, Erdogan and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani
Tens of thousands take to the streets in Russia, again calling for fair elections after several opposition figures were excluded from Moscow polls set for September
Protest monitor says at least 561 people are arrested at the rally – more than one in 7 of those officially taking part
The emergencies ministry says that at least 5 people were injured, while the health ministry says it was at least 6
(UPDATED) Rome's historic center is on security lockdown for the visit with 50 streets blocked to traffic and Italian media reporting that mobile phone signals could be scrambled
The performance still pushes through even after the gala night events have been cancelled
As police drag protesters into vans the crowd yell: 'Shame, on Russia Day, this is our country's day! Have you forgotten the constitution?'
(UPDATED) Russia's Vladimir Putin says the visit is a 'key event' in relations between the two neighbors
World No. 24 Pasig aims to bounce back from its winless 2019 Kunshan Challenger campaign
Pilot Denis Yevdokimov tells Russian media the craft lost communication and needed to switch to emergency control mode 'because of lightning' on the Aeroflot flight to the Arctic city of Murmansk
(3rd UPDATE) A video shared on social media shows Aeroflot's Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, land at Sheremetyevo international airport, flames and black smoke pouring from its fuselage
'No one is suggesting cutting the internet or limiting the opportunity to work on the World Wide Web,' Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says
A legacy of the Soviet era, March 8 is widely celebrated and a public holiday in Russia.
No government official is invited, despite President Ashraf Ghani's offers to talk peace, underscoring the Taliban's hostility toward the increasingly marginalized Kabul administration
(UPDATED) Russian artillery chief Mikhail Matveevsky says the 9M729 missile's maximum range is 480 kilometers. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty bans missiles with a range above 500 kilometers.
"BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen's Congressional testimony are not accurate," spokesman Peter Carr said in a statement.
A spokeswoman of the Russian foreign ministry says 'criminal cases based on unclear claims' against Russians in the United States have become a 'habit' for US justice
American Paul Whelan's lawyer says Russian prosecutors have charged the ex-Marine with espionage
'Rosy prospects for the normalization of Russian-US ties are not visible on the horizon,' says Dmitry Peskov, spokesman of Russian president Vladimir Putin
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Toni Kroos' mistake proved costly as Real Madrid absorbs a surprise 1-0 defeat to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League
The 32-year-old says he will be focusing instead on his club duties with CSKA Moscow
The Syrian president points to Israel but the Russian plane was downed by Syria's Russian-made S-200 air defense system and all aboard were killed
(UPDATED) The incident, which happened late Monday, is the worst case of friendly fire between the two allies since Russia's game-changing military intervention in September 2015
Still under fire over his Helsinki summit , the US president says he looks forward to meeting Russian Vladimir Putin in the White House
Faced with intense outrage at home, and even allies demanding he reverse course, Trump – in an extraordinary postscript to the summit – sought to walk back his remarks
Republican Senator John McCain said Trump's seeming acceptance of Putin's denial was a historical 'low point' for the US presidency
With relations between their two countries at lows not seen since the Cold War, the pair will have their work cut out to bring anything positive out of the meeting
Novichok is a military-grade nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War
Moskovsky Komsomolets, one of Russia's biggest daily tabloids, publishes the article entitled, 'The era of whores: Russian women at the World Cup are bringing shame on themselves and the country'
(3rd UPDATE) President Donald Trump has long called for warmer ties with Moscow, but the talks come as Russia's relations with the West languish at levels not seen since the Cold War
Since last year, 330 US Marines have been deployed on rotation at Vaernes in the center of Norway, despite loud protests from Russia
After initial expressions of relief that Arkady Babchenko is alive, many fellow journalists have sharply criticized the staging of his death for undermining the credibility of the profession
Russian President Vladimir Putin says: 'The US president is not closing the door on negotiations. I think that all is not yet lost.'
It was under Oyster-Adams School, just 2.5 kilometers north of the White House, that a nuclear fallout shelter was built to protect more than a hundred people in the event of a catastrophic strike
'We continue to observe dangerous military preparations for an illegal act of force against a sovereign state,' says Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia
'You don't rush decisions like this, says US Ambassador Nikki Haley about plan to launch military action on Syria
A Tweet by the US president goes: 'James Comey is a proven LEAKER & LIAR. Virtually everyone in Washington thought he should be fired for the terrible job he did-until he was, in fact, fired'
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'I woke up over a week ago now and am glad to say my strength is growing daily,' says Yulia Skripal