Disabled athletes from all over the world have arrived in Sochi for the 11th Paralympic Games. Though some have expressed fears of a boycott over events in Ukraine, ...
Russian analysts speculate that the authorities may have more to lose by staying the course than backing down in the face of Western sanctions
Why is the Crimean port still the base of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, 23 years after the break-up of the Soviet Union? And what is its historical and military...
A formal agreement is ready and should be signed with a year, according to a senior Russian diplomat. Indian academicians believe this will make Russia a more attractive destination for Indian students
For many Russians, fur coats remain a popular way of coping with the sub-zero temperatures of the long winter. The manufacture of luxury fur coats is a complex and time-consuming traditional process that requires a great deal of caution
Animation was a huge cultural phenomenon in the USSR. Besides being entertainment, Soviet animations also commented on society’s hopes and fears. RIR has compiled a selection of the most cherished examples of the genre
Ethnic tourism is becoming increasingly popular in Russia and more tourists are visiting the settlements of indigenous peoples in Yakutia, Altai and Tyva, Chukotka, the Caucasus, and the Komi Republic.
Russia’s winning tradition and recent lack of success in ice hockey can be compared with India’s story in field hockey in the summer games. In Sochi, the Russian side looks to win its first gold since 1992
The unexpected election victory in Delhi for the anticorruption Party of the Common Man (Aam Aadmi Party, AAP) and the short-lived tenure of party leader Arvind Kejriwal at his post as Chief Minister is a cautionary tale, and not just for India, but for all countries facing similar problems