Moscow garbage revolts
Defying intimidation attempts, thousands of people in Arkhangelsk, a city some 1,200 kilometers north of Moscow, have taken to the streets to protest plans to ship Moscow's garbage to their province.
President Ashraf Ghani cornered as Afghan politicians meet Taliban in Moscow
Over 90 prominent opponents of Afghan President Ghani are meeting Taliban representatives in Moscow to discuss peace. The move has further sidelined the president and could pave the way for US exit from Afghanistan.
Russia and Japan negotiate World War II peace plan
Moscow has accused Tokyo of attempting to "stir up the atmosphere" ahead of key talks. Russia and Japan never signed a peace treaty in the wake of World War II, and disputed islands may prevent them from doing so now.
Russia detains US citizen suspected of spying
Russia has opened a criminal case against a US citizen for alleged spying. Relations between Moscow and Washington have soured since Russia's annexation of Crimea and allegations Russia interfered with US elections.
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.