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 Moscow's Olympic Stadium evacuated over bomb threat

Two thousand people were evacuated from Moscow's Olympic Stadium on Tuesday over a bomb threat, a source said. The phone threat was received this morning at 11:00 (MSK) with police officers were sent to the spot, RIA Novosti …

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Moscow re-enacts historic 1941 parade on Red Square

A march took place on Moscow’s Red Square commemorating the 76th anniversary of the historic 1941 military parade at the same location.  Dressed in WWII uniforms and carrying vintage weapons, hundreds took part in the event, …

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OSCE secretary general to visit Moscow in November

Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Thomas Greminger will pay his first official visit to Moscow on November 2-3, an OSCE spokesperson said. According to the OSCE press …

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 Chaim Soutine exhibition will open in Moscow

Moscow's Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts will open the first exhibition in Russia devoted to the work of Russian-French painter of Jewish origin Chaim Soutine, the Director of the museum Marina Loshak said. The …

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Ekho Moskvy radio station anchor stabbed in Moscow

An intruder forced his way into the offices of Russian radio station Ekho Moskvy in Moscow and stabbed one of the station's anchors in the neck, the broadcaster said on its Internet site. The intruder was detained by the …

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Muscovites meet first snow

The first snow has fallen in the Russian capital today. The residents of the northeast of Moscow were the first to meet snow in the capital. According to the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, a cold snap was brought by another …

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Azerbaijan State Dance Ensemble to perform in Moscow

On October 26, a concert of the Azerbaijan State Dance Ensemble of  the Muslim Magomayev State Philharmonic entitled ‘My Azerbaijan’ and the premiere of the one-act ballet ‘Koroglu’ will be held in the Tchaikovsky …

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Moscow to host exhibition about Baku oilmen

A solo exhibition 'Girls Prefer Oilmen' by Azerbaijani artist Irina Eldarova will be opened at the Exhibition halls of the Russian Academy of Arts in Tsereteli Art Gallery in Moscow on November 1. An …

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Spartak Moscow vs Sevilla 5-1 in Champions League

Spartak Moscow sliced apart Sevilla with rapid counterattacks to beat the Spanish team 5-1 in the Champions League at Moscow’s Otrkytie-Arena yesterday. The Russian team is level with Liverpool on five points at the top of …

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‘Moscow’ train stuck in underground tunnel

The reasons for a halt of the new train ‘Moscow’ in the tunnel of the Moscow subway were found out. It is reported that the emergency occurred because of a short-time failure of the driver's console, Metrowagonmash informed …

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World Festival of Youth and Students kicks off in Russia

19th World Festival of Youth and Students kicks off today in Russia. It will be held in Moscow and Sochi from October 14 to 22.  The festival marks the 70th anniversary of the event which was first held in Prague in 1947. More …

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Gorbachev won't leave Russia for West

Former president of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev presented his new book titled "I remain an optimist" in one of Moscow's major book stores on Tuesday.  Amid the presentation, he shared …

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