Shaun Walker is Moscow Correspondent for The Independent.
10 June 2013 06:03 PM
Russia’s parliament will debate a controversial law on Tuesday that could see people arrested for behaviour that is deemed to promote homosexuality.
07 June 2013 07:04 PM
06 June 2013 07:27 PM
Wife says President is 'completely overloaded with work'
06 June 2013 07:11 PM
Garry Kasparov, the chess grandmaster-turned-Russian opposition politician, has said that he will not return to Russia in the foreseeable future as he fears arrest.
30 May 2013 06:10 PM
The father of a Chechen man who was shot dead during an FBI interview over his possible involvement in the Boston Marathon bombings has accused US authorities of “executing” his son.
29 May 2013 06:21 PM
Larry King, the veteran American broadcaster, is to host a political talk show on Russia Today, the Kremlin-funded television channel.
28 May 2013 06:22 PM
With two of their members in prison (one on hunger strike), Pussy Riot have paid a heavy price for their principles. But their feminist message is getting through
28 May 2013 05:22 PM
In five years, Femen’s semi-clad protests have become a globally recognised symbol of the struggle for women’s rights
24 May 2013 07:07 PM
Lawyers for the key witness in the case against Alexander Lebedev, the Russian businessman and financial backer of The Independent, have said he is unable to return to Russia to testify.
23 May 2013 07:49 PM
Court hears evidence from people who only saw the alleged assault on television
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