Ildar Dadin is the only person punished so far under a law that criminalizes excess protesting.
The Kremlin denies ordering Russian TV to slash coverage of the U.S. leader.
Regional heads are stepping down as the country gears for elections later this year.
Opponents say decision highlights growing influence of Orthodox Church in Russian life.
Flynn’s departure complicates the notion of a radical shift of U.S. policy on Russia, but how likely was that anyway?
Does the revival of bunkermania in Russia and America herald a new Cold War?
Putin’s only serious challenger may be forced to sit out next year’s presidential election.
Previous attempts from Putin foe to restore Russia’s last dynasty were dismal failures.
Once hailed as a pioneer of stem-cell research, Paolo Macchiarini could face criminal charges in Sweden over patient deaths.
Douglas Rogers' book on the role of oil as a source for state-building in the Perm region suggests more diverse trajectories for Russian political development than commonly assumed.
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.