Marine vet detained in Russia on espionage charges has UK passport – Moscow

Paul Whelan, a former Marine who was detained on December 31 in Moscow on suspicion of collecting intelligence, holds a UK passport in addition to his US travel document, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova confirmed on Friday. British diplomats have already applied for consular access to Whelan, she added. Earlier, the man was also […]

Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as Winter Wonderland

It’s no great stretch to associate Moscow with the winter – after all, the stock image of a Russian usually includes full coat, furry hat, the whole nine yards. What we’ve seldom seen are representations of the beauty of the Russian winter, and that’s where Kristina Makeeva comes in. Her fairy-tale photos of snowy Moscow came to our […]

Seized Ukrainian warships were armed beyond regular loadout & planned moving 'stealthily' – Moscow

Ukrainian ships that were seized last month carried more ammunition than usual, had guns in combat ready-mode and planned to ‘stealthily’ pass the Kerch Strait in violation of rules, Russian border and security officials said. The three vessels were detained on November 25 after they spent hours in Russian territorial waters, ignoring requests of officials […]

Some kind of magic: Moscow legislator proposes to blacklist ‘phony wizards’

A Moscow city legislator has come up with an idea to create a publicly available blacklist of “phony wizards,” while “legit” warlocks should get together and form a trade union of sorts. The quite outstanding initiative has been floated by a deputy with the Moscow City Duma, Anton Pavleev. “A professional association of them [‘mages’] […]

'Fantasy gone wild’ – Moscow sighs as Bellingcat claims FSB tried to influence UK visa process

Claims by “investigative” website Bellingcat that the FSB pressured a UK visa center to facilitate the issuance of travel permits to the alleged Skripal poisoners is a self-exposing joke, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. “Great! There are certainly no limits to the imagination of our partners,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova wrote on Facebook, commenting […]

US Special Advisor to Afghanistan plans Moscow trip as Taliban gains ground – Kremlin

Published time: 12 Nov, 2018 09:03 Edited time: 12 Nov, 2018 09:15 After years of struggle against the Taliban in Afghanistan, US special adviser Zalmay Khalilzad is planning to visit Russia to discuss a peace settlement, his Russian counterpart Zamir Kabulov said on Monday. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Floyd v Khabib: What do The Money Team fighters in Moscow think of the mega-fight? (VIDEO)

To investigate the potential match up between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Floyd Mayweather RT Sport traveled to Floyd’s Russian base – The Mayweather Boxing Academy in Moscow – to gain the opinion of The Money Team Russia fighters. From Moscow to Makhachkala, Khabib is the hottest name on every fight fan’s lips, with a potential mega […]

Moscow to take ‘military-technical’ measures if US goes on breaking treaties – Russian deputy FM

The US policy of breaking treaties is “crude and blunt,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said, adding that if it continues, Moscow will have to take retaliatory steps, including “military-technical” measures. Read more “The сrude and blunt US policy causes more and more rejection in many countries,” Ryabkrov told RIA Novosti, commenting on US […]

Motoblogger dubbed ‘Russia’s sexiest biker’ dies in Moscow traffic collision

A popular Russian motoblogger, dubbed the sexiest and most beautiful biker by friends and followers, has died following a road collision with a car. Olga Petrova, 22, crashed her bike after colliding with the passenger side of a turning car on a Moscow highway on October 13. It’s unclear who was responsible for the crash. […]