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Retailers in Moscow erect monument to couriers who fed Moscow through lockdown

July 05, 2020 12:03 pm

Designed by artist Alexei Garikovich, it is around three metres tall and features the form of a standing man hollowed out from a thick sheet of rusting metal. Its inscription reads: “Dedicated to those who made self-isolation possible.”

Facing its warmest winter in a century, Moscow gets fake snow for New Year celebrations

December 31, 2019 6:33 pm

To tackle the absence of snow, which is normally a staple in any photo clicked this time of the year in the city, Moscow's authorities have been bringing in fake snow.

Moscow protests: 'It is our civic duty to go out on the streets'

August 04, 2019 2:10 pm

The latest in a series of protests has brought the Russian opposition out in the streets, prompting a crackdown by security forces. Last weekend, said Konstantin, the arrests began slowly.

Kremlin dismisses Trump tweet on alleged Venezuela withdrawal

June 04, 2019 5:51 pm

Trump tweeted on Monday that Russia had told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained close military and economic ties with socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

At least 40 dead in Russian passenger plane crash

May 06, 2019 7:17 am

Television footage showed the Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash bouncing along the tarmac at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport before the rear part of the plane suddenly burst into flames.

Israel to present findings in Moscow over downing of Russian plane

September 20, 2018 1:47 pm

The incident initially appeared likely to cause friction between two countries that back opposing sides in Syria's complex civil war, with the head of the defence ministry in Moscow accusing Israel of indirectly causing it.

U.S. security adviser John Bolton met Russian security official in Moscow: Report

June 27, 2018 3:37 pm

U.S. National Security Adviser and first deputy secretary of Russia's Security Council discussed possible cooperation between their countries' respective security councils.

World News Wrap: Taxi ploughs into pedestrians in Moscow, injures eight

June 18, 2018 9:19 am

From Moscow taxi incident to Spain welcoming 630 migrants after they were turned away by Italy and Malta: Here's a roundup of news from across the world.

Taxi crashes into crowd in Moscow, injures eight: What we know so far

June 17, 2018 2:36 pm

Moscow police said the driver was a 28-year-old national from Kyrgyzstan, who has been taken into custody. The driver said he wanted to brake but accidentally hit the accelerator instead, according to a video published by police.

Moscow: At least 7 pedestrians injured by taxi near Red Square

June 16, 2018 10:55 pm

The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 200 meters (650 feet) from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping arcade.


Octogenarian Russian dancers prove age just a number

January 29, 2020 11:34 am

Maya Kachina (82) and Lev Kitayev (86) met on the dance floor in a park in the Russian capital over 20 years ago, neither of them was a professional dancer.

Russia investigates plane crash that killed 41 people

May 08, 2019 6:47 am

The SSJ100, also known as the Superjet, was heralded when it went into service in 2011 as a new phase for Russia’s civil aviation industry.