Shaun Walker is Moscow Correspondent for The Independent.
Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he will not flee 'politically motivated' embezzlement trial
08 April 2013 06:12 PM
The opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he is preparing for a prison term, a week before a provincial court is due to try him on charges of embezzling more than £300,000 of funds from a timber company.
08 April 2013 06:09 PM
Chechnya’s leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, says he has identified the people who posted mocking videos on YouTube when Grozny’s tallest building caught fire last week. He added that they have been arrested and will be forced to take part in rebuilding the skyscraper.
03 April 2013 06:49 PM
A Dubai-style skyscraper, opened to great fanfare in Chechnya two years ago and part of the complex housing the apartment of Gerard Depardieu, the French actor turned Russian citizen, has gone up in flames.
Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny to stand trial for fraud in 'fabricated' case
03 April 2013 06:17 PM
Accused is known for his investigations into corrupt dealings by officials and his campaigning against Putin
27 March 2013 07:08 PM
In February Putin told the FS B security services to monitor foreign backed NGOs
26 March 2013 09:05 PM
25 March 2013 08:35 PM
Russia has put aside its anger over what it sees as an unfair levy on major deposits held in Cypriot banks, and agreed to support Europe’s bailout of the island by refinancing a major loan to the country. The usually hawkish President Vladimir Putin had no sharp rhetoric for the EU or Cyprus today, but instead confirmed that Russia would backstop the EU bailout by restructuring a €2.5bn loan first extended two years ago.
24 March 2013 08:01 PM
View From Russia
Croatia 2 Serbia 0 match report: peace breaks
out in World Cup Qualifier as Croatia win pitch battle in the Balkans
22 March 2013 09:28 PM
This was a settling of scores of epic proportions between two nations who two decades ago were at war
22 March 2013 01:00 AM
Eighteen years ago they were engaged in one of Europe's most bloody conflicts since the end of the Second World War. Now, they meet on the football pitch for the first time as independent states
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