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# moscow - Thursday 8 October, 2020

France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning

Moscow quickly hit back that the accusations were “unacceptable” and amounted to “blackmail”.

# moscow - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'

Alexei Navalny fell ill on a flight to Moscow and is now in an induced coma in a Berlin hospital.

# moscow - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic

One was installed at his residence and two more at the Kremlin, according to his spokesman.

# moscow - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Russian security officer dies and five others injured in Moscow shooting incident

The incident came on the eve of the Day of Security Service in Russia.

# moscow - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia

The protests come following a refusal to allow some opposition politicians to run in the September polls.

# moscow - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections

The rally came a week after the capital’s biggest demonstration in years.

# moscow - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist

Ivan Golunov was detained last week after being charged with attempting to deal a “large amount” of drugs.

# moscow - Sunday 12 May, 2019

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos

Sex, as a subject, remains largely an unmentionable in Russia.

# moscow - Monday 6 May, 2019

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41

There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane.

# moscow - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says

This is far later than previously acknowledged.

# moscow - Friday 4 January, 2019

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance

Paul Whelan, who has denied the charges, could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.

# moscow - Monday 31 December, 2018

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

# moscow - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off

The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.

# moscow - Monday 22 October, 2018

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension

Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.

# moscow - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor'

The Kremlin has rejected past charges about its involvement in the case.

# moscow - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'

Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.

# moscow - Saturday 8 September, 2018

John Terry reportedly set for shock move to Spartak Moscow after undergoing medical

The 37-year-old is said to have undergone a medical with Spartak officials in Rome.

# moscow - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia

His task is to ” promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”.

# moscow - Friday 3 August, 2018

Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow for a decade - reports

A probe found she was having regular unauthorised meetings with the main Russian intelligence agency, the FSB.

# moscow - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Pussy Riot members arrested again immediately after release for World Cup stunt

The four members ran onto the pitch at Moscow’s Luzniki stadium in the second half of the World Cup final between France and Croatia.

# moscow - Monday 16 July, 2018

Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion

They were found guilty of “grossly violating the rules for spectators’ behaviour” and given the maximum punishment possible under the charge.

# moscow - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel

The driver says he ran away from the scene because he was afraid of being attacked.

# moscow - Monday 28 May, 2018

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting

Russian police arrested a 37-year-old man who used a metal pole to break the glass covering the painting.

# moscow - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.

# moscow - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria'

Yury Filatov said it was “absolutely ridiculous” to suggest Russia was covering up any chemical attack.

# moscow - Friday 13 April, 2018

Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack

The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.

# moscow - Monday 19 March, 2018

Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'

The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.

# moscow - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.

# moscow - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash

The plane took off from Moscow on Sunday and went down in a field around 70 kilometres southeast of the city shortly after.

# moscow - Monday 12 February, 2018

Terrorism not being considered as probe into one of Russia's worst ever air disasters begins

71 people lost their lives in yesterday’s crash near Moscow airport.

# moscow - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died

Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.

# moscow - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

# moscow - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Investigation underway after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrians, killing four

Authorities have not mentioned terrorism as a possible cause.

# moscow - Monday 25 December, 2017

At least five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrian underpass

Video footage shows the bus driving down into the underpass, hitting a number of people.

# moscow - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Russia denies it had a nuclear accident after radioactive pollution reported to be 986 times higher

A station close to the Mayak nuclear facility in the Chelyabinsk region detected “extremely high pollution”.

# moscow - Monday 23 October, 2017

Russian journalist stabbed in the neck by man who claimed a 'telepathic connection' with her

The assailant attacked Tatyana Felgengauer at the radio station where she worked.

# moscow - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Shopping centres, colleges and train stations evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

Over 30 locations were temporarily emptied after anonymous threats.

# moscow - Monday 28 August, 2017

Trump Organisation lawyer emailed Putin aide for business deal help

Trump’s personal lawyer has said the president’s company pursued a Trump Tower in Moscow during the Republican primary.

# moscow - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Three dead in shooting at Moscow courthouse during 'Grand Theft Auto' hearing

Russian outlets say a guard and a court official were injured.

# moscow - Monday 31 July, 2017

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia Get Out This post contains videos

Vladimir Putin says more than 750 US diplomatic staff will have to leave Russia

The call is in response to fresh US sanctions against Moscow.

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