Moscow: News

29 Apr 2023


Ukraine: 26 people, including 5 children, killed in Russian strikes

At least 26 people, including five children, were killed in Ukraine on Friday after Russian forces resumed air strikes on its capital Kyiv and other cities, AFP reported.

02 Mar 2023

Vladimir Putin

Putin living secretly in $120M palace with girlfriend, kids: Report

Russian President Vladimir Putin is rumored to be living with his alleged girlfriend, Alina Kabaeva, in a vast countryside estate that reportedly features numerous grand mansions and a playground for their kids.

21 Jan 2023


Moscow-Goa flight diverted to Uzbekistan amid bomb threat

Amid a bomb threat, a Goa-bound chartered flight was diverted to Uzbekistan from the Russian capital Moscow.

08 Nov 2022

S Jaishankar

Works to India's advantage: Jaishankar on buying oil from Russia

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday held a crucial meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow.

08 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Truck bomb blows up only bridge connecting Crimea to Russia

A suicide attack using a truck bomb blew up portions of the bridge connecting the Crimean Peninsula to Russia on Saturday.

21 Sep 2022


Russia-Ukraine crisis: Putin announces partial military mobilization

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Vladimir Putin that this is not the time for war, the Russian President announced that his military will commence partial mobilization from Wednesday.

16 Sep 2022


Planning a trip to Russia? Check out these unique hotels

One of the largest countries in the world, Russia is well-known for its rich cultural diversity, historical art and culture, dazzling architecture, and breathtaking scenery.

21 Aug 2022


Russia: Daughter of Putin's close aide killed in car explosion

The daughter of Putin's close aide and a journalist — Darya Dugin died in a car explosion near Moscow while she was on her way home from an event on Sunday.

24 Jul 2022


Russia: Chess robot goes rogue, breaks 7-year-old child's finger mid-play

An "android's gambit" by a chess-playing robot in Russia broke the finger of a player.

21 Apr 2022

Vladimir Putin

Sarmat: Russia tests new nuclear-capable missile, Vladimir Putin warns enemies

Russia successfully test-fired its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), called the Sarmat, on Wednesday.

18 Jan 2021

Russia News

Russian Opposition leader detained after landing in Moscow

Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested on Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.

06 Nov 2020

Vladimir Putin

Putin may have Parkinson's; could step down next year: Report

Russia's President Vladimir Putin, whose fitness videos have made other world leaders envious, may have Parkinson's disease, The Sun claimed, adding that he might quit early next year.

15 Jun 2020

Russia News

Russia: Ex-US marine sentenced to 16 year's imprisonment for spying

A former United States marine, Paul Whelan (50), has been sentenced to 16 years in jail by a Russian court.

30 May 2020

Air India

Air India Delhi-Moscow flight returns midway as pilot tests coronavirus-positive

An Air India flight from Delhi to Moscow had to return midway on Saturday after one of the pilots tested positive for COVID-19.

13 Nov 2019

Russia News

Russian man sneaks fat cat on flight; loses airline miles

For a Russian man, sneaking an overweight pet on a flight has caused trouble.

04 Oct 2019


Russian man sues Apple after iPhone app 'turns him gay'

In a bizarre lawsuit against Apple, a Russian man has accused the Cupertino-based tech giant of "turning him gay."

15 Aug 2019


Here are five Olympic moments which shocked the world

The Olympics is undoubtedly the greatest sporting event in the world.

31 Jul 2019


Russian Instagram influencer's body found stuffed in suitcase, throat slit

In a tragic incident, a popular Russian Instagram influencer has been found dead at her rented apartment in Moscow.

06 May 2019

Russia News

Russia: Plane catches fire mid-air, makes emergency landing; 13 dead

At least 13 people have died after a fire broke out on board a passenger plane in Russia on Sunday.

27 Apr 2019


US agrees with Russia, China on pulling troops from Afghanistan

The United States yesterday agreed with rivals Russia and China on a goal of withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan, a key component of a peace deal being negotiated by Washington.

22 Apr 2019


He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.

23 Oct 2018

Russia News

US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow

US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser has met with Russia's Defense Minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.

14 Sep 2018


Sushma Swaraj reaches Moscow to co-chair key bilateral meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reached Moscow yesterday on a two-day visit to co-chair key bilateral meeting and talks with Russian leadership to boost "special privileged strategic partnership".

17 Jul 2018

Russia News

Mueller-probe shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the probe by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Moscow's election meddling as "political games" that shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations.

09 Jul 2018


Amesbury poisoning: British woman exposed to Novichok nerve agent dies

A 44-year-old woman, Dawn Sturgess, who was exposed to nerve-agent, Novichok, in southwest England has died, police said.

24 Jun 2018

Russia News

Woman has 'moving blemishes', turns out they are parasitic worms

In a rather worrisome case, a 32-year-old Russian woman was shocked to see her blemishes moving. From a tiny blemish under her eye, the scars moved up her eye and then downwards, swelling her lips.

07 May 2018

Russia News

Vladimir Putin takes oath as Russian President for fourth time

Vladimir Putin took oath as Russian President for the fourth time in Moscow's Grand Kremlin Palace on Monday. Putin first took office 18 years ago.

14 Mar 2018

Russia News

Spy poisoning: UK lashes back, expels 23 Russian diplomats

After Moscow snubbed British PM Theresa May's call to explain its role in the mysterious poisoning of a former spy in Salisbury, the UK has decided to expel 23 Russian diplomats.

05 Mar 2018

Viswanathan Anand

Vishwanathan Anand wins Rapid Chess title at Tal Memorial

Viswanathan Anand won the Tal Memorial rapid chess title in Moscow, finishing the event with 6 points, scoring four wins and four draws.

11 Feb 2018

Russia News

Russian jet with 70 people on board vanishes, suspected crashed

A Russian aircraft carrying at least 62 passengers and six crew members vanished from radar screens after taking off from a Moscow airport.

03 Jul 2017

Russia News

China's Xi to meet Putin in Moscow amid closer ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

26 Apr 2017

Michael Flynn

Flynn controversy: White House blocks House Oversight Committee document request

The White House has told the House Oversight Committee it won't comply with a request to release files on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

07 Apr 2017

Vladimir Putin

Russia bans "gay clown" memes of President Putin

With a recent ruling by Moscow's Justice Ministry, it is now illegal to portray President Vladimir Putin in makeup, or otherwise implying he is gay.

27 Mar 2017

Vladimir Putin

Russia anti-corruption protests: Putin's opposition leader amongst hundreds arrested

Anti-corruption protesters across major Russian cities including Moscow and St. Petersburg, took to the streets to protest corruption within President Vladimir Putin's administration. Russian police arrested hundreds of protesters in Moscow alone for partaking in "unsanctioned rallies".

24 Mar 2017

Donald Trump

Trump surveillance: Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of info

Republican head of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes apologized after facing criticism for calling a news conference to discuss allegations about spy agency's surveillance of President Donald Trump and his team.

23 Mar 2017

Donald Trump

Report suggests Trump's campaign manager has ties to Moscow

Reports have suggested that Donald trump's campaign manager, Paul Manafort had extensive links to Moscow, and was involved with Russian individuals in an attempt to "greatly benefit the Putin Government."

01 Oct 2016


Moscow reduces dependency on foreign technology

Moscow city will be replacing Microsoft programs with domestic software on thousands of computers.

29 Aug 2016

Vladimir Putin

Russian Journalist, a critic of Vladimir Putin, found dead

A renowned critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, journalist Alexander Shchetinin was found dead in his apartment in Kyiv.

21 Aug 2016


ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Russian traffic police officers

IS has claimed responsibility by releasing a video of 2 attackers involved in an assault on Russian traffic police that occurred near Moscow on Wednesday.

17 Aug 2016


Prisma- the photo editing app

Prisma was created by Moscow's Alexey Moiseenkov. It initially debuted only on iOS platform in June 2016 and was later released for Android users on 24th July 2016.