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Russian Orthodox clergymen carry the relics of Saint Nicholas in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, Russia

Russian Orthodox clergymen carry the relics of Saint Nicholas in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, Russia

Major relics of St Nicholas visit Russia

21/05/2017 18:31

For the first time in nearly 1,000 years bone fragments of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, have been moved from an Italian church to Russia where huge crowds of Orthodox faithful were expected to visit the relics.

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin

Russia's Putin offers transcript of White House meeting

17/05/2017 18:52

Russia's President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is prepared to provide a record of a White House meeting in which U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly shared classified intelligence with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. 

A toy lies amid flowers in the burned-out gymnasium of Beslan's School n. 1 - the scene of a 2004 hostage crisis

A toy lies amid flowers in the burned-out gymnasium of Beslan's School n. 1 - the scene of a 2004 hostage crisis

Europe Top Court: 'Russia failed to protect hostages in Beslan massacre'

13/04/2017 19:25

One of Europe's top courts says Russia has failed to protect the hostages of the Beslan school siege in which about 330 people, most of them children, died in 2004, prompting an angry reaction from Moscow.

Grieving relatives of the Monday subway bombing attend a memorial sercvice at the Trinity Cathedral in St. Petersburg

Grieving relatives of the Monday subway bombing attend a memorial sercvice at the Trinity Cathedral in St. Petersburg

Pope prays for victims and families of Russia bomb attack

05/04/2017 13:34

Pope Francis is praying for the victims of a bomb attack in Russia and for all those affected by the tragedy. He turned his attention to the Monday blast in St. Petersburg while addressing the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the General Audience.

 

Flowers in memory of the victims of the blast in the St. Petersburg metro station

Flowers in memory of the victims of the blast in the St. Petersburg metro station

10 killed in St. Petersburg Metro blast

03/04/2017 18:38

Russian authorities say at least 10 people have been killed and 50 others injured in an explosion on an underground metro train in the Russian city of St. Petersburg.

Russian riot policemen detain protesters during an opposition rally in central Moscow.

Russian riot policemen detain protesters during an opposition rally in central Moscow.

Russia's Opposition Leader Navalny Detained In Largest Protests In Years

26/03/2017 15:58

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and as many as 200 other activists have been detained in Russia where many thousands of people gathered Sunday in the capital Moscow and other cities for unsanctioned protests against the Russian government. 

People lay flowers at a portrait of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov at the place where he was gunned down.

People lay flowers at a portrait of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov at the place where he was gunned down.

Thousands Commemorate Murdered Opposition Leader Nemtsov

26/02/2017 18:40

Thousands of Russians have marched through Moscow to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin.