A Day in the Life of an Expat in Moscow

Richard Cashman | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Cashman

I've woken up; I think because the snow plough's just rattled past my window clearing the small access road beneath. Or maybe it's because it's freezing in the room since I've fallen asleep with the window open again.

For The Love Of Cheddar... Russia Destroys Seven Tonnes of 'Illegal' Cheese

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK

Russia is destroying seven tons of illegally imported cheese in retaliation against sanctions imposed on Moscow by the EU and allies over the conflict...

This Guy Became A Walking Oyster Card By Slicing Up His Hand

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Tech

Forgetting your Oyster card is the bane of most commuters' lives and one Russian engineer has come up with an odd (and brutal) solution to the problem...

Nemtsov Murder 'Russian Government's Way Of Warning Critics'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK

The killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was the Russian government's way of warning that those who spoke out against Vladimir Putin wou...

Who Is Boris Nemtsov? 19 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK

The murder of Boris Nemtsov, Russia's most high-profile and charismatic opposition leader has sent shockwaves across Russia, and drawn condemnation fr...

Bluster From The Kremlin Over British Minister's Comments

PA | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Politics

Russia has reacted with fury after Defence Secretary Michael Fallon warned there was a "real and present danger" that Moscow could repeat the tactics ...

This Is Russia's Secretive Lightning Tower

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Tech

Hidden away in the woods on the outskirts of Moscow is a strange set of structures that when activated, can produce the same amount of energy as every...

Thousands Attend Anti-Government Protest In Moscow

AP | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin's chief political foe was convicted along with his brother on Tuesday in a fraud case widely seen as retribution by the Kremlin, settin...

Pussy Riot Release New Witch Video to Protest Trial of Kremlin Critic

Patrick Reevell | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK Politics
Patrick Reevell

The Russian punk-protest band, Pussy Riot, released a new video late Monday night calling for a mass demonstration in Moscow in response to the trial of a prominent opposition activist. It's the band's first video in almost a year.

Thousands To Protest In Moscow After Putin Foe Navalny Found Guilty Of Fraud

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK

Thousands of protesters are expected to descend on central Moscow after Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner and leading adversary to Russia...

Of Russia, Figs and Boarding Passes

Larisa Sotieva | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK
Larisa Sotieva

In places like the Vladikavkaz market, informal communities who have no idea what NGOs are may prove themselves much stronger and more dynamic in the defence of their interests than the marginalised NGOs themselves, which Russia attacks in a Cervantian manner reminiscent of tilting at windmills.

Oil Boss Dead After Freak Private Jet Snow Plough Crash

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK

The millionaire boss of oil company Total was killed last night when his private jet hit a snow plough driven by a drunk airport worker in a freak acc...

Putin's Crossing and the 'Chocolate King'

Oggy Boytchev | Posted 27.10.2014 | 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...