Tags: Politics

"Hillary is the worst option": How Moscow sees American politics Lukyanov, hunched over his coffee, had clearly spent a great deal of time with policymakers in and outside of Moscow, and he peppered his answers with references to political science terminology and wonky policy jargon. But he also reflected the … Read more on Vox

Chiselled features: the hard-nosed politics of Moscow's St Vladimir statue One such symbolic blunderbuss is the plan — recently approved by the Moscow City Parliament and backed by President Putin — to erect a giant statue of Vladimir the Great on a hill above Moscow. The 25m monument to the sainted prince who brought … Read…

Pine-tree politics take hold as Moscow and Paris tussle over warship deal Tensions between Paris and Moscow increased this week after France decided to suspend indefinitely delivery of the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers, citing Russia's involvement in the civil war in eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin says it may sue if … Read more…

S&P cuts Russian credit rating, Moscow blames politics It is now at BBB-minus, just one notch above junk – or non-investment – level. S&P said further downgrades were possible if the West imposed tighter sanctions because of the Ukraine crisis. Moscow responded that politics had played a role in S&P's … Read more on euronews

Prokhorov reassures investors as he focuses on politics MOSCOW Oct 28 (Reuters) – Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov's assets will continue to be well managed by his partners after his announcement that he is stepping back from his businesses in order to dedicate himself to politics, his spokeswoman said … Read more on Reuters