Independent news from Russia. Photo by Sergey Kiselyov / Moskva News Agency
Russia confirmed 7,212 coronavirus infections Friday, the first time in three months that its daily caseload crossed the 7,000 mark
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
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
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.
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.