Russia began a second bid to convict the suspected killers of prominent Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya at a pre-trial hearing on Monday, but her family said the question of who ordered the murder was unlikely to emerge from the case.
The actors are in Grozny to talk about their new movie – and nothing else. Shaun Walker joins the roadshow
Chechen leader criticises Boston police for killing one of the suspects
Violence has traditionally been aimed at Russia rather than the West
Controversial leader refuses to apologise to official
When the French actor Gérard Depardieu packed his bags and headed over the border to set up home in Belgium last year, everyone assumed he was trying to escape a new 75 per cent wealth tax introduced by President François Hollande.
Torture allegations no problem to the French-born, newly Russian actor as he cosies up to Kadyrov
Russian security services feared to be behind charges
A prominent Russian journalist has become the latest reporter from Novaya Gazeta newspaper to be attacked. She was beaten late last night by unknown assailants in the Moscow suburb where she lives.
Actress under pressure to reveal what happened to payment for singing at warlord's birthday
The passer-by who tried to trip a fleeing youth moments after a man was stabbed at the Notting Hill Carnival has revealed he fears his bravery may cost him his disability allowance.
Ruud Gullit said his five-month stay at Chechen club Terek Grozny was so absurd he found it funny. The Dutch coach was sacked on Tuesday after poor results left Terek close to the bottom of the Russian Premier League.
Ruud Gullit says he is looking forward to the challenge of leading Terek Grozny after being unveiled as the Russian club's new manager.
A Dagestani man wanted by police for the murder of a Moscow football fan has released a video accusing Russian society of being racist and its political leaders of stoking up ethnic tensions.
Video appears to show Moscow bomber and warns of 'monthly, weekly' atrocities
The former Soviet republics are awash with money and it is being thrown at football clubs – the vanity projects of tycoons or politicians