The businessman Alexander Lebedev told a Russian court that he did not understand the accusations against him of “hooliganism motivated by political hatred” that could see him jailed for up to five years.
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Thursday 17 January 2013
Shooting of crime boss has stoked fears of gangland reprisals
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Q. On a whim I booked two cheap flights to Moscow in June for me and my 11-year-old daughter. It seemed like a good idea at the time, but since booking I have looked into obtaining visas and it seems like a minefield of red tape. Can you help? Matt Denby, West Yorkshire
Video emerges capturing moment car is hit by wheel of crashing Russian jet in accident that killed four people
Sunday 30 December 2012
Investigators are examining flight recorders and other evidence to try to determine the cause of a plane crash in Moscow that left four people dead
Wednesday 26 December 2012
Relatives fear they will never know the truth about anti-corruption lawyer's death in police custody
Monday 24 December 2012
Many people in the arts, commercial, political and sporting life of London will not have forgotten the witty, charming and erudite Gennady Fedosov, who was the Soviet Union’s minister for cultural Affairs in the Soviet Embassy in London. During a fraught period of the relationship between Britain and Russia, Fedosov was a beacon of friendship and understanding.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Richard Engel, the chief foreign correspondent for the US network NBC, told yesterday how he and his television crew were kidnapped for five days by Syrian pro-regime gunmen who subjected them to mock executions and kept them bound and blindfolded.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
The family of a murdered journalist expressed cynicism as the trial of a former police officer implicated in her killing began in Moscow.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Spend two days in Delhi, India's capital and the second biggest city in the country, and your snot will be black.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
In recent decades, many cities have made the transition from industrial to post-industrial, with power stations and factories converted into loft accommodation or cultural centres. Moscow is unique in the number of industrial zones that remain within the city – there are 209 functioning industrial areas inside the city bounds, some of which are right in the centre.
Sunday 09 December 2012
But governments try to reassure their citizens not to panic
Friday 07 December 2012
Moscow retaliates to new US law with its own blacklist of Americans accused of rights abuses
Thursday 06 December 2012
Monday 03 December 2012
Pathologists are no closer to discovering what led to the death of a Russian supergrass in Surrey three weeks ago after a second post-mortem came back inconclusive.
Sunday 02 December 2012
- 2 'Sickening, deluded and unforgivable': Horrific attack brings terror to London’s streets
- 4 Woolwich murder: They killed, then they performed - these men should be starved of our attention
- 5 Woolwich attack: The EDL will seek to exploit this evil crime for their own evil ends
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