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Rapper Oxxxymiron performs during a concert in support of then jailed rapper Husky at a Moscow club on November 26th. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/AFP/ Getty

Dmitry Kuznetsov, better-known by his stage name Husky, was a minor star on Russia’s flourishing hip hop scene until police arrested him last month fo(...)

 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(...)

Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev: “I am a pessimist who views the future with optimism.”

“Fortunately I do not speak a foreign language,” Andrey Zvyagintsev tells me (in Russian). “So I don’t know what they say about us or my films outside(...)

Mikhail Amelkin, chief technology officer of Tion, a start-up that manufactures air-purification systems in Akademgorodok, in Siberia, a town specially designed for scientists in the Soviet period. Photograph: James Hill/New York Times

Dmitri Trubitsyn is a young physicist-entrepreneur with a patriotic reputation, seen in this part of Siberia as an exemplar of the talents, dedication(...)

Artists Laura McMorrow and Ciarán Hussey, above, cycled 10,000km as they travelled from Japan to Ireland

It’s been a long, long road from Kanazawa, Japan to here, but artists Laura McMorrow (28), originally from Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, and Ciarán Huss(...)

Bathers were  forced to run for cover as a hail storm blew up in Siberia. Screengrab: YouTube

Swimsuit clad beachgoers enjoying the warm summer weather in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk had to run for cover at the weekend as hailstones the s(...)