Moscow

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.

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...