Russian communists take part in protest rally against a government proposed pension reform plan in Moscow on Sunday. Photograph: Maixm Shipenkov/EPA

Thousands of people across Russia joined protests on Sunday against government plans to raise the pension age, despite recent promises by president Vl(...)

 Emergency workers outside Tekhnologichesky Institute metro station after an explosion in Saint Petersburg on Monday. Photograph:  Anatoly Maltsev/EPA

At least 10 people were killed on Monday when an explosion tore through a train carriage in a metro tunnel in the Russian city of St Petersburg. The I(...)