Russian Politics

Putin Speaks Over Nemtsov Murder

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

In which the Russian President gives a frankly unexpected take on the death of political rival Boris Nemtsov (courtesy of David Schneider, James Marti...

Pussy Riot Member Freed On Probation

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

Pussy Riot member, Yekaterina Samutsevich, has been freed on probation by a Moscow court after an appeal by all three women against a charge of 'hooli...

Pussy Riot Appeal Conviction Over 'Hooliganism'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

Pussy Riot, the Russian all-girl, anti-Kremlin punk trio, have appeared in a Moscow court to appeal against their conviction for "hooliganism motivate...

Media Mogul 'Being Punished Like Pussy Riot' For TV Punch

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK

Charges brought against media mogul Alexander Lebedev for punching a fellow guest live on TV in 2011 are "politically motivated", he has claimed. L...

'Free Pussy Riot' Says Russia's PM

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

Russia's prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, has called for the three jailed members of female punk band Pussy Riot to be freed. Medvedev said the pro...

Hey Ho Let's Go: Why Punk's Rally Cry Is Louder Than Ever

Clara Cullen | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Politics
Clara Cullen

The recent arrests and the on going trial of the feminist punk group Pussy Riot confirms exactly why punk's rallying cry against authority remains as potent as ever.

Russia: The Ethnicity Issue

Vladimir Putin | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK
Vladimir Putin

The mission of Russians has always been to unify and hold together their civilization through culture, language and global responsibility. This identity is based on maintaining a Russian culture that embraces not only ethnic Russians but anyone who identifies themselves as a Russian regardless of ethnic identity.

Medvedev: Vladimir Putin Is More Popular Than Me

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that he will not run for a second term in office because Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is a more popular an...

Putin 'Considering 2012 Presidential Bid' | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is close to a decision to bid for the presidency in an election next year because he has doubts about his proteg...