Moscow

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.

After Shock Moscow Election Success for Navalny, Kremlin Learning It Can't Have It Both Ways

Patrick Reevell | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK Politics
Patrick Reevell

A woman outside a polling station in Moscow told me yesterday, that she didn't think it would matter if Sobayanin won honestly in the city's mayoral elections, whose results were released this morning, because "no one will believe it anyway."

Piss-Poor - The Russian Authorities' Understanding of Pussy Riot

Neil Durkin | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

One of the last times I posted something on Pussy Riot I was waxing lyrical (literally) on what I saw as the underlying radicalism of Pussy Riot's situationist-style art-cum-music stunts. I reckon it's pointless looking at them as "political musicians", still less as a musicians trying to carve out a career in the music industry.

Putin Opponent Vows To Allow Gay Pride In Moscow

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK

One of President Vladimir Putin's most staunch and energetic critics has vowed to allow gay pride marches through Moscow if he wins his bid to be the ...

The Russian Question: Why?

Patrick Cash | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK
Patrick Cash

Gay Prides and demonstrations organised against the law in Moscow and beyond have resulted in alarming pictures of violence and brutality, which have gone viral across the internet.

Gemili Smashes 20-Second Mark In 200m

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Sport

Adam Gemili ran the second fastest 200 metres by a Briton as he smashed the 20-second barrier to qualify for the final at the Moscow World Championshi...

'I Just Thank God I Was Able To Win'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Sport

Christine Ohuruogu confirmed herself as arguably Britain's greatest ever female athlete on Monday breaking a national record as old as she is to secur...

Bolt Throws Jamaican Party In Gorky park Ahead Of World Championships (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt held a Jamaican Party at Moscow’s Gorky Park on Sunday night ahead of the 2013 IAAF World Championships. With just six days to go un...

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.