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Fire engulfs Moscow business centre

At least least two people have been rushed to hospital after a massive fire engulfed a business centre in western Moscow amid fears that...

Russia squeezes Ukrainian strongholds in east

Russia-backed separatists claimed they captured a railway hub city in eastern Ukraine as Moscow’s forces pushed to gain more ground on Friday by pounding...

Ukraine says Russia must withdraw to pre-war positions before talks can happen

Ukraine’s president has said Russia must pull back to its pre-war positions as a first step before diplomatic talks, a negotiating line that Moscow...

Starbucks quits Russian market in wake of invasion of Ukraine BUSINESS

Starbucks is pulling out of the Russian market. In a memo to employees on Monday, Starbucks said it decided to close its 130 stores and...

Patriotism and unease mix as Russia prepares to mark Victory Day

The pride and patriotism usually associated with Russia’s most important holiday, marked by a huge parade of soldiers and military hardware through Moscow’s Red...

New Sarmat missile can carry several hypersonic weapons, Russian officer claims

A new Russian intercontinental ballistic missile is capable of carrying several hypersonic weapons, a senior Russian military officer said on Sunday. Colonel General Sergei Karakayev,...

Moscow bars Johnson and other UK ministers from entering Russia

Russia has barred British prime minister Boris Johnson and a dozen other senior UK politicians from entering the country in response to sanctions imposed...

Austrian chancellor meets Putin in Moscow

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer says his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow was “very direct, open and tough”. In a statement released by...

Independent paper edited by Nobel Prize winner closes amid pressure from Moscow

Russia’s leading independent newspaper has suspended operations after pressure from Moscow, less than six months after its editor won the Nobel Peace Prize for...

Putin opponent Alexei Navalny given nine-year jail term by Russian court

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been convicted of fraud and contempt of court and sentenced to nine years in a maximum security prison. A...

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