Training to be a Jedi in Moscow's lightsaber school
The Star Wars films have a cult following all over the world, including in Russia. That's despite the movies not officially being screened there until the final years of the Soviet Union. But Russian fans have taken their love of them to a new level.
Russia sends new frigate with cruise missiles onboard to Mediterranean
Russia said it deployed its new frigate with long-range Kalibr cruise missiles to the Mediterranean Sea on Monday (November 5), a few months after Moscow had reinforced its naval forces off Syrian coast.
Trump plans to pull out of nuclear weapons pact with Russia
Donald Trump says he plans to pull out of a major arms control treaty with Russia. The U.S. President claims that the Kremlin breached the nuclear accord in the latest escalation between the two nations.
Trump to terminate arms control treaty, Russia "violated" it
President Donald Trump said he is going to terminate an arms control treaty known as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) after he said Russia had violated it.
Russia's anti-extremism legislation in action
Russia is using a controversial anti-extremism law to silence unwelcome critics and opposition groups. Valentin Sokolov spent seven months in jail because of something he published on the internet. DW's Miodrag Soric visited the activist.
Russia's ex-deputy PM says U.S. relations can improve with trust
Former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich examines the relationship between the United States and Russia and the state of the Russian economy.
Russians like America after all – baseball, at least
Relations between Russia and the West hit such a low point this year that some saw a new Cold War in the making. So it might come as a surprise to hear that Russians view America more favorably than they have in years, as DW's Miodrag Soric learned.
Russia accuses UK of trying to dictate policy to the EU and U.S.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Britain on Tuesday (August 21) of trying to impose its own policies on Russia on the European Union and the United States.
U.S. policy on Russia driven by news cycle, says Teneo's Dhand
Otilia Dhand, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses the new Russia sanctions and the biggest risks that the Russian's face.
New U.S. sanctions send ruble falling
The ruble plunged as the U.S. announced new sanctions against Russia over the nerve agent attack in the U.K. The currency sank to its lowest since November of 2016. The penalties, which are expected to come into effect on August 22, will limit American exports of sensitive goods and technology.