Ilya Varlamov will have a hard time winning Omsk's mayoral election. But his candidacy could nevertheless be groundbreaking.
We tracked down hoodied Russian street artist Nikita Nomerz, who is best-known for his "Living Wall" project, which applies human features to rundown city walls and other large objects.
We tracked down hoodied Russian street artist Nikita Nomerz, whose gaining renown at home and abroad for his "Living Wall" project, which imparts human features to rundown city walls and other large objects.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has welcomed the outcome of the latest round of negotiations between Moldova and its breakaway Transdniester region.
Russia’s Investigative Committee has announced that it had created a special unit to investigate crimes allegedly committed by police.
For the second time in 24 hours, one of the suspects in an assassination attempt on the leader of Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia has been found dead.
Three local youths in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg will face trial for attacks on people from Central Asia.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem says that 250 is a "reasonable and logical" number of UN observers to monitor his country's cease-fire.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has welcomed news that Russia will establish a new independent national broadcaster.
Authorities in Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia say a former interior minister, Almasbei Kchach, shot himself after being accused of masterminding an assassination attempt on the region's leader.
In the aftermath of opposition victories in Tolyatti, Chernogolovka, and Yaroslavl -- and with key races looming this summer in Omsk and Krasnoyarsk -- the Kremlin is casting about for a new strategy.
Russia's outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev has pledged government funding for a new public television network free from government control.