Moscow

Putin's Crossing and the 'Chocolate King'

Oggy Boytchev | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK
Oggy Boytchev

'Dear comrade Putin,' says a woman who has lost a leg by a shrapnel during shelling near her home town in eastern Ukraine, 'we're told that fighters and weapons are coming across from Russia. Take pity on us because we're choking from grief and in blood. Please take back your men.'

Moscow Accused Of 'Provocative Acts' After Convoys Enter Ukraine Without Permission

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK

Britain has accused Moscow of "provocative acts" after Russian lorries said to contain humanitarian aid entered Ukraine without permission. More than ...

Obama Was The Subject Of A Racist Laser Show At The Moscow Embassy Last Night

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK

A racist laser artwork of President Barack Obama swallowing a banana has been projected onto the facade of the US embassy in Moscow, wishing the US le...

Russia's New Tram Looks Like The Future

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Tech

This is Russia's new tram, and it honestly looks like something out of a science fiction film. Called the Russia One or R1 it's a state-of-the-art 'iP...

The Launch of a Graduate Fashion Brand Unum Nulla

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katerina Zherebtsova

Marketing is both the holy grail and a nightmare of corporations and young designers alike, but especially the latter. Marketing puzzles most creative minds as an inconvenient afterthought, after the masterpiece has been produced and exhibited and much after the encouraging lights of the graduation shows have gone out.

'Beards Are Immoral' Claims Moscow

Katy Scholes | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Katy Scholes

Russian officials have banned a parade of bearded men and women due to take place on 27 May in Moscow because 'beards are immoral'.

Vice Reporter 'Kidnapped' In Ukraine

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

A Vice filmmaker has been taken captive in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk, according to city's self-declared "People's Mayor", the day US vic...

Pro-Russian Agitators Seize Old KGB Building In Ukrainian City Of Luhansk

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Pro-Russian separatists in the Ukrainian city of Luhansk, which sits 30 miles from the Russian border, have occupied the former headquarters of the KG...

Anti-Putin 'March Of Peace' Met By Rival Protest In Moscow's Red Square

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK

Ahead of Sunday’s referendum of the secession of Crimea, tens of thousand of Ukrainian and Russian demonstrators have gathered in Moscow to protest ...

'Formidably Difficult' For Any Progress On Ukraine Crisis, Says Hague

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK

Camped out outside the US Ambassador, two women holding the now ubiquitous yellow and blue Ukrainian standard had a message for Russia's foreign minis...

Putin: 'We Could See Neo-Nazis Rearing Their Heads'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

President Vladimir Putin has justified Russia's actions in Crimea by dismissing the new Ukrainian Government as illegitimate, saying his troops interv...

'No Excuse' For Russian Invasion Of Ukraine, Says Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK

David Cameron has told Moscow there is "no excuse" for military intervention in Ukraine as he reiterated warnings that the "world is watching". Bri...

6,000 Russian Troops Sent Into Ukraine Despite Warnings From US And UK

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK

Reports suggest 6,000 Russian troops have been sent into the Ukraine, despite a warnings from Barack Obama that "there will be costs" if the country m...

Ukraine Accuses Russia Of 'Armed Invasion' (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

Ukraine's new leadership has accused Russia of staging an "armed occupation and invasion of a sovereign state", as Russian politicians were set to deb...

Armed Student Kills Two in Moscow School Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

An armed teenager burst into his Moscow school on Monday and killed a teacher and a policeman before being taken into custody, according to Russian of...

David Cameron Looks Ridiculously Like Catherine The Great

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK

It is, quite frankly, amazing that no-one else spotted this before. David Cameron, it turns out, was the empress of Russia in a previous life. S...

Five Reasons to Restore Our Faith in Future Leadership

Dmitry Dmitriev | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Dmitry Dmitriev

The scale of the problems we're facing around the world nowadays clearly shows that our current model of leadership and way of thinking sorely needs a refresh. It requires change at all levels, but more importantly it requires change from each and every one of us.

Expo 2020 Recognition Is Latest Step in Renewal of Russia's Yekaterinburg

Monty Munford | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Monty Munford

At the end of this month in Paris, one of four cities will be chosen to be the Capital of Expo 2020. The cities vying for this honour are Sao Paulo, Dubai, Izmir and Yekaterinburg and this is the final countdown to impress the 167 member voters.

Fears Grow For Missing Pussy Riot Member

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The family of one of the jailed members of the Pussy Riot protest band have revealed they are unaware of her location after she was moved to a new pri...

Someone's Given Edward Snowden A Job At Their Website

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK

Whistleblower Edward Snowden is to begin a new job in Russia, working on security systems for a major website. The former National Security Agency ...

Trend: Ten Cube Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

The concept of the cube hotel first emerged in Spain, and has grown in popularity in recent years to spread to many diverse corners of the world, from the Swedish Lapland to the Australian Outback and the coast of Thailand.

Biryulyovo Revised

Jamila Mammadova | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jamila Mammadova

Let us be honest. Nothing, which happened last week in Moscow's Biryulyovo, is a positive sign for CIS migrants in Russia, nor could it contribute pos...

'Mass Surveillance Doesn't Make Us Safer'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK

Whistleblower Edward Snowden has insisted that surveillance programmes are not making countries safer, but is hurting economies and societies, in new ...

'Slave Labour, With Women Treated Like Cattle'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK

Pussy Riot's youngest member has described the "Stalinist" conditions in the Mordovia work camp where she is imprisoned, seeing other prisoners stripp...

Stumble Diplomacy

Adam Isaacs | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Adam Isaacs

The words of the Russian foreign minister were simply unfathomable just over a week ago, as rhetoric and tension built over the suspected use of chemical weapons by Bashar Al Assad on his own people, crossing the 'red line' issued by President Obama in 2012.