Putin unveils his ‘vigorous torso’ on holiday

News Wed 5 Aug, AT 14:14

Russian prime minister strips off during a Siberian mini-break to reinforce his reputation a a pin-up

Joaquim Crima Russian politics Volgograd Obama

The Volgograd Obama leads the way for Russia's blacks

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 17:03

Non-Russians face an uphill struggle in a country where ultranationalism is on the rise and 'foreigners' regarded with suspicion

Book review: Stalin’s Nemesis

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 13:26

Non-fiction: A fascinating insight into the Mexican exile of Leon Trotsky and the weeks leading up to his murder by a Stalinist agent

Natalia Estemirova; President Ramzan Kadyrov

Estemirova murder: Kadyrov blamed

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 08:33

Human rights campaigner Natalia Estemirova was investigating militiamen backed by President Kadyrov when she was dragged from her home and shot dead


UK diplomat quits after sex video surfaces on internet

News Thu 9 Jul, AT 15:56

Was Britain's deputy consul general in Russia, James Hudson, a victim of a classic Cold War-era spy sting?