Today, Grozny is perhaps the most famous city in the Northern Caucasus. Unfortunately, its fame is largely connected to the sad events of the last decade of the past century. At that time, the city became the epicenter of fierce fighting. But those events are now in the past, so put aside all stereotypes about Grozny
Russia will need to spend $938 million (33 billion rubles) to mitigate the negative effects of its broken partnerships with Ukrainian military-industrial enterprises, its Federal Space Agency has calculated
Alarm bells are ringing after word spread about new rules adopted by the Russian parliament regarding the collection and storage of personal data in the country. The law will come into effect only in September 2016
After World War II, most countries began to field new generations of anti-tank weapons that fired shaped-charge projectiles. Military designers had begun searching for ways to protect tanks. Since piling on ever thicker armor was no good option, a revolutionary solution was sought and found.
In the early 1990s, the US was seen as a model of capitalist success and an example to strive for. Now, anti-American sentiment in the country has never been higher. What has caused such a tectonic shift?
When in 2011 Olga Zakharova took over as director of Gorky Park, it was seedy place. Today, the park attracts 15 million guests annually. RIR's Louise Dickson spoke to Olga about how the park became a city within a city
Gatchina, beautiful and enigmatic suburb of St. Petersburg, was the favorite residence of Emperors Paul I and Alexander III. It is also considered the birthplace of the Russian military air force, and it is here that the Maltese Order met
Russia's early exit from the World Cup has turned the spotlight on its highly-paid coach, with many questioning not only the size of the Italian’s salary, but also the large compensation he would stand to receive in the event of his early dismissal
The Indian media has made an art form of manufacturing controversies where they don’t exist. When it comes to Russia, there are also enough armchair critics, who are nostalgic of the Soviet days, trying to stir the pot