Russian politics

The Russian royal family

A century after the revolution, Russians build monuments to the czars

The last czar was nicknamed "Bloody Nicholas" after his soldiers fired on peaceful protesters in 1905. But the Russian Orthodox Church made Nicholas II a saint seven years ago, and has funded and consecrated many monuments to him.

A century after the revolution, Russians build monuments to the czars
Natalia Pinus decided to run for the Novosibirsk City Council in Siberia. And she decided to run as an independent.

This woman demonstrated that even in Russia all politics is local

This woman demonstrated that even in Russia all politics is local
Supporters of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov continue to leave flowers on the bridge where he was shot down more than two weeks ago, within view of the Kremlin.

Growing doubts that Chechens are behind the Nemtsov assassination

Growing doubts that Chechens are behind the Nemtsov assassination