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Pussy Riot Member Released From Prison

(MOSCOW) — A jailed member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot has been released from prison. Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were sentenced to two...

Only Twins Get Hired at This Moscow Restaurant

It takes two at one Russian restaurant, Moscow's Twin Stars Diner, where all of the servers and bartenders are sets of identical twins who also have to dress...

Navalny Demands Recount in Moscow Mayoral Race

(MOSCOW) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demanded a recount Monday in Moscow's mayoral election after official results showed that the Kremlin-backed...

Bolshoi’s Filin Returns to Theater After Attack

(MOSCOW) — The Bolshoi ballet's artistic director has returned to the famed Moscow theater after months of treatment in Germany for burns he suffered to both...

How Obama’s Putin Snub Is Playing Out in Russia

On Wednesday evening, when U.S. President Obama cancelled his upcoming visit to Moscow, the Russian reaction was perhaps most clear in the way that Vesti, the...