The Moscow Times

The Moscow Times


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

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The Museum of Russian Impressionism opened its 2020 season with yet another blockbuster exhibition entitled “Yuri Annenkov: Revolution Behind the Closed Door,” writes @amuchnik 

Two Russian sailors have been sentenced to a combined 395 years in prison in Greece for trafficking migrants

About 50 extreme sporting lovers from around the world took part in Russia's annual Ice Storm marathon, covering 205 kilometers of limitless expanses of ice

Russian technology giant Yandex cut its reliance on advertising revenues last year and saw strong revenue growth, but profits were behind expectations

President Vladimir Putin spoke out on Russia’s cabinet reshuffle for the first time since his sweeping shake-up of the government last month

This Valentine’s Day marked the first time in 36 years that “Sadko” has been staged at the Bolshoi Theater. Critics were mixed about the modern re-imagining of the epic opera

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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.

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

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

Dagestan cancels South Korean boy band concert movie over warnings against “Korean homosexuals”

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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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Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev called the U.S. killing of a key Iranian military commander "the worst-case scenario,” and said he believed that Iranian retribution “will not take long”

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