A horrific crash has taken place on a main highway in Moscow as a truck ploughed into over a dozen pedestrians. The vast majority miraculously managed to walk away unscathed, however, two people were taken to hospital.
Russia is not acting aggressively and doesn’t aspire for hegemony or superpower status, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said during a business forum in St. Petersburg, stressing that it just wants to be respected by its international partners.
The security committee chief of the Russian parliament’s lower house has asked the Prosecutor General to investigate a Moscow supermarket guard for allegedly tasing a small boy suspected of stealing an ice cream.
A security guard at a Moscow supermarket has been accused of using an electric shock device against a seven-year-old boy who he suspected of stealing ice cream. The boy was hospitalized, and the police are now questioning the guard.
Russia’s top law enforcement agency has started a criminal case against top managers and owners of Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport over suspicions that lax security measures made possible a deadly terrorist attack in 2011.
The Kremlin and Red Square are more used to attracting tourists than racecars. However, 20 lucky racing drivers had the ultimate experience of being able to race at speeds of up to 250km/h in electric cars around the very heart of Moscow.
A heavy rainstorm washed over the Russian capital on Friday, prompting an extreme weather warning, sending torrents of water rushing down the city’s streets, and blowing up a gas station with lightning.
The 8th annual HeliRussia exhibition, according to organizers the largest of its kind in Europe and the second-largest in the world, has kicked off in Moscow to show off new “copters built by companies all over the world.”
Russia’s military will be glad it was only a dress rehearsal, as its new state-of-the-art tank broke down in the Red Square. One of the T-14 Armata tanks ground to a halt, before finally rumbling away after the Victory Day parade rehearsal was over.
A representative of the minor leftist party has asked Moscow security officials to include handheld monopods, AKA “selfie sticks,” in the list of objects banned at forthcoming street celebrations on Victory Day, quoting safety concerns.
A Moscow journalist's Facebook post has motivated the public to secure a Charles Aznavour concert ticket for a 73-year-old fan. The singer himself, moved by the story, wants to meet his Russian admirer.