Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained in Moscow, although the reason for his detention was unclear. Navalny has been detained and jailed several times for organizing anti-Kremlin protests - he was last sentenced to 30 days in prison in May for his role in organizing nationwide protests against President Vladimir Putin.
Moscow's Red Square goes green
Moscow's famous Red Square has turned into a giant football pitch for the 2018 World Cup. Thousands of visitors from all over the world enjoy the special makeover every day. DW correspondent Miodrag Soric visited the location.
World Cup presents security challenge for Russia
Thousands of police officers and secret service staff are working around-the-clock to keep people safe during the World Cup in Russia. DW’s Juri Rescheto experienced the tough security measures first-hand when he took the subway into the center of Moscow.
Lavrov meets Kim in Pyongyang
Lavrov invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Russia as Moscow seeks to reassert its influence in the region. The visit comes as Pyongyang engages in hectic diplomacy with Washington, Seoul and Beijing.
Russia, Turkey and Iran need to help clear Syria of terrorists - Lavrov
Russia, Turkey and Iran need to help Syria's government clear its country of terrorists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday (April 28) during a trilateral meeting in Moscow with his counterparts from Turkey and Iran.
Trump warns Russia 'Get Ready,' Syria missiles coming
President Donald Trump says relations with Moscow have never been worse as he warns Russia to "get ready" for U.S. missiles in Syria.
American flag taken down at U.S. consulate in St Petersburg
The American flag was removed from the U.S. consulate building in St Petersburg on Saturday evening (March 31). Earlier in the day men could be seen carrying bags and boxes out of the building and loading them into a truck. Moscow ordered the closure of U.S. consulate in St Petersburg and the expulsion of 60 U.S. diplomats on Thursday (March 29).
Waste management: Moscow faces uphill battle
On September 10, the citizens of Moscow will go to the polls to elect local councilors. One of the key campaign issues is the environment - and more specifically, waste management.
Emergency teams continue search at Russian plane crash site
Russian search team worked around the clock searching for clues and body parts in a snow-covered field outside Moscow where a Russian plane crashed on Sunday (February 11) killing all 71 people on board.
UK's Johnson tells Russian hosts to stop meddling in foreign elections
British foreign secretary Boris Johnson told his Russian counterpart there was "abundant evidence" of Moscow meddling in foreign elections, but said any Russian efforts to interfere in last year's Brexit referendum had fallen flat.