Moscow

Ennis-Hill Out Of Moscow World Championships

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Sport

Jessica Ennis-Hill will not compete at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, British Athletics has confirmed. The London 2012 hero's Achille...

WATCH: Bolt Practices Russian (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt, fresh from charming Britain again at the weekend's Anniversary Games, is set to wow Moscow at next month's World Championships. And the...

WATCH: Can A Giant Sheep Or A Huge Tin Can Fly?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

Can a giant sheep, a massive head or a huge tin can fly? Find out in this video from the 2013 Red Bull Flugtag in Moscow....

Why the Kremlin Jailed Navalny and Let Him Go (And Why It Won't Be for Long)

Patrick Reevell | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Politics
Patrick Reevell

To everyone's surprise Alexei Navalny was released this afternoon, pending the results of his appeal. First interpretations are that the Russian gover...

Jessica Elgot

Putin Critic Freed From Jail, A Day After Being Given 5-Year Sentence

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

The energetic Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who was jailed for five years just 24 hours ago after a deeply controversial trial, has been freed in a s...

Jessica Elgot

Fury In Moscow As Demonstrators Protest Jailing Of Putin Nemesis

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Under the fading sun, thousands of protesters swarmed the streets of Moscow to decry the jailing of popular anti-Kremlin politician Alexei Navalny - a...

The Snowden Statement In Full

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK

Edward Snowden has finally revealed his final plan for asylum, telling human rights activists he will seek to stay in Russia. Russia has said it wi...

Edward Snowden Finally Appears In Moscow

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK

Edward Snowden has finally revealed his final plan for asylum, telling human rights activists he will seek to stay in Russia. Snowden, who has been...

No Public Inquiry Into Poisoned Spy Death

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK

A public inquiry into the death of poisoned Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko has been rejected by the government in a blow to his widow's quest for tr...

Putin Says He Knows Where Edward Snowden Is

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK

Russian President Vladmir Putin has said NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport and can remain there as long as he likes...

Close, But No Cigar

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

Edward Snowden's whereabouts remain a mystery after the NSA whistleblower failed to board a plane from Moscow, Russia to Havana, Cuba on Monday mornin...

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Asks Ecuador For Asylum

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden has arrived in Moscow - and appears to be heading to Ecuador. The South American country announced it had rec...

Snowden Touches Down In Moscow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden has arrived in Moscow - and appears to be heading to Ecuador. The South American country announced it had rec...

Who, What, When - Now It's Time to Ask Why

Jacob Greaves | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK
Jacob Greaves

Russia is a country that's never short of jaw-dropping stories. Be it Moscow traffic police calling on drivers to form a human road block to stop a f...

Is This Man An American 'Spy' In Russia?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

It has all the hallmarks of a Cold War thriller, an all-American spy, complete with blonde wig, wads of cash, chiselled cheekbones and files of inform...

PHOTOS: May Day Protests Around The World

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

May Day protests are taking place on the streets of Europe, Turkey Tokyo, Jakarta, Moscow and Bangladesh, as people around the world mark Internationa...

One Thousand Years of Russian Literature Comes to London This March

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Katerina Zherebtsova

From Pushkin to Pelevin, Dostoevsky to Shishkin, Tolstoy to Bykov - literature has always been Russia's calling card. The stories, insights into human nature, philosophical musings and debates of Russian literature and its writers continue to engage and inspire readers all over the world.

Two Women Detained for Pussy Riot Action in Moscow Cathedral, One Year After 'Punk-Prayer'

Patrick Reevell | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Politics
Patrick Reevell

Two balaclavered women have been detained for staging an action in support of Pussy Riot in Moscow's Church of Christ the Saviour, exactly on year after the punk group held their "punk-prayer" in the cathedral.

Russia's Initiatives for the G20

Alexander Yakovenko | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Politics
Alexander Yakovenko

The financial problems that most of the world's big economies first confronted in 2007-2008 are still affecting the global economy. No country can face today's challenges on its own. The time when crises were local and isolated in nature is in the past.

Russia Opens Its Doors to Foreign Companies, Entrepreneurs and 800 Start-Ups

Monty Munford | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK
Monty Munford

Less than an hour's taxi drive through the clogged traffic from Red Square something big is happening in Moscow. Bulldozers, architects, city-planners, academics, start-ups, entrepreneurs and some of the world's biggest companies are part of the Skolkovo Park, a business park that some believe to be the biggest R&D project on the planet.

Is Pussy Riot Big Enough to Lay Claim to Its Own Name?

Ilya Kazi | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Tech
Ilya Kazi

The story should act as a stark warning to those hungry for fame. Anyone eagerly queuing up for 'talent show' auditions or bands gigging furiously, determined to be the 'next big thing', would do well to remember that the right to use and commercially exploit their name cannot always be guaranteed.

Feeding the Russian Opposition

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK
Jeffrey Gedmin

How do you change things? Patiently. You invest in people. You build communities around liberal ideas. You nourish dissent. Happy 20th anniversary, Moscow School of Political Studies.

One Hour and Eighteen Minutes

Ruth Green | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Politics
Ruth Green

With the wave of oligarchs that continue to flock to London to battle out their grievances, sadly embezzlement scandals and corruption are associations we regularly make with Russia nowadays.

Moscow Police Discover Brothel On Monastery Premises

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK

A brothel has been found operating on the premises of one of Moscow's oldest monasteries. It was located in a building rented by the Sretensky mon...

Syrian Plane Carrying 'Illegal Cargo' Through Turkish Airspace

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK

A Syrian plane intercepted by Turkey was carrying "illegal cargo" the country's foreign minister has said. Turkish authorities spent hours conducti...