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Number of Chinese Tourists in Russia More Than Doubles Moscow was the tourists' preferred destination, with more than 9,500 visitors, followed by locations in the far eastern Amur and Primorye regions, which border China. "The rise in the number of Chinese interested in trips to Russia is attributable to … Read more on The Moscow…

Exxon CEO Said to Visit Moscow Amid Talk of More Sanctions (Bloomberg) — Exxon Mobil Corp. leader Rex Tillerson is visiting Moscow this week for meetings with Russian oil producer OAO Rosneft and government officials amid talk of further sanctions, according to people familiar with the matter. The chief … Read more on Bloomberg

Belarussian Orthodox Church Wants More Autonomy From Moscow Patriarchate The Orthodox Church in Belarus has announced plans to seek greater autonomy from Moscow, as the Belarussian government this week expressed suspicion of Russia's political actions and concern over its currency. A meeting of Orthodox leaders in capital … Read more on The Moscow Times

Obama agrees to more sanctions on Russia, as economic woes squeeze Moscow The decision, coupled with economic developments in Russia, raise questions over whether Moscow is becoming more vulnerable. Earnest's remarks came just hours after Russia's central bank made a desperate attempt to prop up the country's currency, the … Read more on Fox News

Moscow doctors demand healthcare system be more effective, accessible MOSCOW, November 2. /TASS/. Several hundreds of Moscow doctors gathered for a rally on Sunday to demand the healthcare system be made more effective and accessible for the Muscovites. Doctors and patients, who also took part in the rally, came … Read more on ITAR-TASS

Ban on Western Cheese Means Russians Will Pay More for Less One retailer that will see its cheese selection particularly struck by the ban is Azbuka Vkusa, a chain of 70 premium supermarkets in Moscow and St. Petersburg that specializes in expensive foreign brands. But its CEO, Maxim Koscheyenko, said the … Read more on…

Austria's Immofinanz Plans More Investment in Russian Real Estate Austrian property group Immofinanz has not given up on Russia — its single biggest market — despite Moscow's role in the Ukrainian political crisis that has triggered European sanctions, chief executive Eduard Zehetner said. The European Union and … Read more on The Moscow Times

More Than 100 Still in Hospital After Fatal Moscow Metro Crash More than one hundred Moscow commuters were still being treated for their injuries in hospital on Monday morning, just short of a week after a fatal metro derailment killed at least 23 people. Head of Moscow's Health Department, Georgy Golukhov, told … Read more on…

20 killed and more than 150 injured in worst-ever accident to hit Moscow … More than 150 were hurt in the worst-ever accident on the Moscow Metro which caused a derailment of three carriages in a tunnel. A third of the injured survivors were in a grave condition after carriage smashed against the walls. Scroll…

Moscow outraged at Ukraine's National Guard for detaining 2 more Russian … Russia's Foreign Ministry is demanding the immediate release of two Russian journalists detained in eastern Ukraine by the National Guard on their way to Dnepropetrovsk Airport. “Unidentified men” detained correspondent Evgeny Davydov and sound … Read more on RT (blog)

The Moscow Times: Peace in Ukraine needs more than sanctions The Moscow Times: Peace in Ukraine needs more than sanctions. Print version. June 6, 2014, 11:17 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by The Moscow Times. Kremlin-backed soldiers take position on the roof of the international airport in Donetsk on May 26 … Read more on…

US, EU Impose More Sanctions on Russia. Moscow Threatens 'Painful' Response World News. US, EU Impose More Sanctions on Russia. Moscow Threatens 'Painful' Response. Print; Share: · Tweet. TEXT SIZE – +. April 28, 2014 3:58 PM. The United States and European Union have imposed more sanctions on Russia for its actions in … Read more…