Ivan Golunov: a 36-year-old journalist known for exposing corruption among Moscow city officials was released after public outcry. Photograph: Evgeny Feldman/meduza.io via AP

Russia dropped all charges on Tuesday against an investigative journalist accused of drug dealing after a public outcry over what appears to have been(...)

Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin: Donald  Trump was criticised for being too soft on him after one-on-one talks in Helsinki in July 2018. Photograph: Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik

Russia was continuing to deny that it meddled in the 2016 US presidential election on Monday despite the findings of a US investigation to the contrar(...)