Russian president Vladimir Putin  has proposed sweeping changes to the country’s constitution. Photograph: Alexey Nikolosky/Sputnik/Kremlin pool/EPA

Vladimir Putin has proposed changes to Russia’s constitution that would limit the power of a potential successor if he steps down in 2024, indicating (...)

A still image taken from  video footage and released by RT news channel, shows Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov during an interview, on Thursday, at an unidentified location in Russia.

Two men identified by the UK as prime suspects in the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury came forward on Russian television on Thursday in(...)

 The NatWest bank has informed Russian television channel Russia Today that they have frozen the company’s bank accounts in UK. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

The UK bank accounts of Russian TV broadcaster Russia Today have been shut down, its editor-in-chief has said, in a move that the UK government appear(...)

 Russia’s president Vladimir Putin speaks at a media forum, organised by his electoral block the Peoples’ Front,  in St Petersburg on  April 24th, two days after he awarded medals to 300 journalists  for their Kremlin-friendly coverage. Photograph: Mikhail Klimentiev/EPA/Ria Novosti

Russian president Vladimir Putin secretly gave prestigious awards to pro-Kremlin journalists for their “objective coverage” of the events leading up(...)