The Moscow Times

The Moscow Times


Independent news from Russia. Photo by Sergey Kiselyov / Moskva News Agency

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Russia confirmed 7,212 coronavirus infections Friday, the first time in three months that its daily caseload crossed the 7,000 mark

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, voiced his support for the Belarusian opposition as the country continues to see mass protests against long-serving strongman Alexander Lukashenko

Russian cosmonauts preparing for an expedition to the International Space Station in October said it was too early to try the Russian coronavirus vaccine

Moscow is urging its businesses to reinstate work-from-home measures and elderly residents to avoid going outside starting next week as the city sees a new uptick in coronavirus cases, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said

Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine confers immunity among some recipients after the first shot, its developer has said

Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed concluding a pact with the United States against interfering in one another's elections just weeks before the U.S. heads to the polls

This summer, 13-year-old Elisabeth Anisimow spent her vacation painting the facade of a village chapel near St. Petersburg. But she's no local artist — she's a globe-trotting, internationally recognized art prodigy

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A Russian prankster glued a massive portrait of President Vladimir Putin to the inside of a residential elevator. He then placed a camera in the elevator to record people’s reactions.

Mongolia has quarantined its western region near the border with Russia after identifying two suspected cases of the black plague

Journalist Nikolay Andruschenko died today after a brutal beating last month. He reported on the gov’t’s mob ties.

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There is a Russian deep-sea fisher who tweets photographs of his most terrifying catches. Meet .

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An aurora of polar bears descend upon Russia’s remote Arctic archipelago of Novaya Zemlya

A third Russian doctor has fallen from a hospital window after he complained about being forced to work despite contracting coronavirus

Young journalist Margarita Virova dies at age 25 after falling from an apartment window

Seraphim of Sarov was born on this day in 1754. In 1903, the Russian Orthodox Church declared him a saint.

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Meanwhile in Russia, Burger King apologizes for short-lived promo offering lifetime of free Whoppers to women impregnated by #WorldCup  stars

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