Russian dolls in the likeness of Russia’s president Vladimir Putin and US president Donald Trump: Russia will regard any US move to curb  its banks as a “declaration of economic war”. Photograph: Mikhail Pochuyev\TASS via Getty Images

Russia will further decrease its holdings of US securities in response to new sanctions against Moscow but has no plans to shut down US companies in R(...)

Georgian president Giorgi Margvelashvili, Polish foreign minister Jacek Czaputowicz, Lithuania’s foreign minister Linas Linkevicius, Latvia’s foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics  and other officials meet in Tbilisi on Tuesday. Photograph: Vano Shlamov/AFP/Getty Images

Georgia and its allies have traded accusations with Russia 10 years after the Kremlin sent troops into the Black Sea state, for a five-day war that sh(...)

King Felipe VI of Spain, Fifa president Gianni Infantino and Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev at the World Cup match between Spain and Russia in Moscow. Photograph: Dmitry Astakhov/Sputnik/EPA

When Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev blocked Spain’s final strike in a penalty shoot-out on Sunday, it seemed as if not just the cavernous Luzhniki S(...)

Spain’s midfielder Koke reacts after missing a penalty kick during the penalty shoot-out ag-ainst Russia  at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Photograph: Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty

Vladimir Putin was meant to be at the Luzhniki to see Russia versus Spain, but when Fifa released the VIP guest-list it turned out that the ranking Ru(...)

Companies owned by Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska (above) have warned that US sanctions against his Russian aluminium and energy empire would have a “materially adverse impact” on future business prospects and could result in technical credit defaults. Photograph: Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Images

Companies owned by Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska warned that US sanctions against his Russian aluminium and energy empire would have a “materiall(...)

Pavel Grudinin with supporters in the Volga river city of Togliatti, Russia. The 57-year-old millionaire strawberry farm director has been nominated by the Communist Party. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

Russia’s election officials have registered eight candidates for the March 18th presidential election, including president Vladimir Putin. With his a(...)

Russian police  detain a supporter of opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an unauthorised rally in Saint Petersburg on October 7th, 2017. Photograph: AFP

Police detained more than 200 opposition activists on Saturday for taking part in a wave of anti-Kremlin protests across Russia in support of jailed o(...)

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sits in a court room in Moscow on  August 4th. Photograph: Ivan Sekretarev/AP

When Alexei Navalny sat down for his first campaign debate last month, he tried hard to appear presidential. His spiky cowlick fringe brushed flat and(...)

 Russian president Vladimir Putin visits the Nizhne-Bureiskaya Hydroelectric Power Plant on the Bureya river near the Novobureisky, about 175km east of the city of Blagoveshchensk in Amur region. Photograph: Alexey Nikolsky/Sputnik/ EPA

Vladimir Putin visited a vast new gas project on Thursday that will reinforce his country’s prowess as a global energy power, just days after the US e(...)

Postelection blues: if Theresa May were to say that she will quit as prime minister by the Conservative Party conference in October, some of the rancour against her would ease. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Emmanuel Macron can now expect control of the French parliament to go with the presidency he clinched last month. Another European of the broad centre(...)

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