When three women of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot entered a Moscow church to perform a punk prayer in February of last year, little did they think their actions would land
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The Kremlin says the university will join the world's best in a decade, but skeptics say it will be hard to recruit to a place that is "unbearably freezing and windy."
Russian environmentalist and protest leader Yevgeniya Chirikova had not even made it to the local election headquarters to register as a candidate on Monday before opponents
Three members of the feminist collective were arrested after an anti-Putin protest and face up to seven years in jail.
President Vladimir Putin left global oil executives in little doubt as to who was the master of the world's largest energy reserves at Russia's answer to Davos.
Russian opposition activists, who led tens of thousands of people onto the streets in anti-government rallies in recent months, merged two parties into one on Saturday to strengthen