MOSCOW (Reuters) -Infamous for empty shop shelves and grim eateries during Soviet times, Moscow joined the ranks of the world's top gourmet destinations on Thursday when nine of its restaurants were awarded Michelin stars. | Video
MOSCOW, Oct 14 Infamous for empty supermarket
shelves and grim eateries towards the end of the Soviet Union,
Moscow will see some of its restaurants awarded their first
post-Soviet Michelin stars later on Thursday in an event that
recognises a culinary renaissance.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia's Sputnik Light vaccine shows 70% effectiveness against the Delta variant of COVID-19 three months after injection and the one-shot product is likely to become the country's main vaccine, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday. | Video
OSLO/MOSCOW/MANILA Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, who braved the wrath of the leaders of the Philippines and Russia to expose corruption and misrule, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, in an endorsement of free speech under fire worldwide. | Video
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russian newspaper editor Dmitry Muratov dedicated the Nobel Peace Prize he won on Friday to six of his paper's journalists murdered for their work, and said he would try to use the award to help defend reporters under pressure.
MOSCOW, Oct 8 Russian newspaper editor Dmitry
Muratov dedicated the Nobel Peace Prize he won on Friday to six
of of his paper's journalists murdered for their work, and said
he would try to use the award to help defend reporters under
MOSCOW Russian authorities said on Wednesday they had fired five senior prison officials and opened a slew of criminal investigations into alleged torture and sexual assaults at a jail in the Saratov region. | Video
BRUSSELS/MOSCOW (Reuters) -NATO has expelled eight members of Russia's mission to the alliance who were "undeclared Russian intelligence officers", a NATO official said on Wednesday, the latest deterioration in East-West ties that are already at post-Cold War lows.
KYIV/MOSCOW (Reuters) -Ukraine called on the United States and Germany on Friday to impose sanctions on Russia's Gazprom, which it accused of using energy as a weapon after the energy giant implemented a transit deal with Hungary that deprives Kyiv of gas supplies. | Video
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia sharply escalated a campaign against jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday, opening a new criminal case against President Putin's fiercest domestic critic that could allow the authorities to hand him another decade in jail. | Video