MOSCOW Russia's finance ministry on Wednesday proposed revising its bilateral tax agreement with the Netherlands, as Moscow looks to increase tax revenues on capital outflows to boost state coffers in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
MOSCOW Russia has unexpectedly released a Jehovah's Witness on probation after a court overturned his 6-1/2 year jail sentence for extremism on appeal, a decision hailed by his lawyer on Tuesday as a "miracle".
MOSCOW A Russian court on Friday ordered that a regional governor who beat a ruling party candidate in a 2018 election be held in pre-trial detention, charged with organising the murder of several entrepreneurs 15 years ago.
MOSCOW About 140 cinemas in Russia will miss out on scheduled modernisations after the government moved nearly 1.2 billion roubles ($16.5 million) earmarked for culture spending this year to its reserve fund as it tackles COVID-19.
MOSCOW Russia's health minister said on Friday that life was unlikely to return to normal until next February at the earliest, with thousands of new cases of the new coronavirus still being reported every day and the death toll in the country nearing 10,000.
MOSCOW Doctors and nurses have won praise for their efforts to contain Moscow's coronavirus crisis, but a monument unveiled on Friday celebrates different frontline workers: delivery men and women.
MOSCOW The Kremlin said Russians had shown how much they trusted President Vladimir Putin with a nationwide vote that gave him the right to run for two more terms, while people wondered on Thursday whether he really would stay on another 16 years. | Video
MOSCOW Russian internet giant Yandex is interested in taking full control of its Yandex.Taxi ride-hailing service, a joint venture with Uber which returned to pre-pandemic growth levels in June.
MOSCOW, June 22 The Russian rouble firmed
against the dollar on Monday, with rising risk appetite pushing
aside fears of a second wave of COVID-19, while the central bank
saw limited demand in a rare one-year repo auction.
MOSCOW Three Russian cities on Monday joined a growing list of places that are cancelling June 24 military parades over coronavirus fears despite a decision by President Vladimir Putin to press ahead with the main event in Moscow.