Russian State Duma Deputy Vladimir Zhirinovsky, who was caught on camera telling an aide to rape a pregnant reporter, apologized for comments that were “a little rude.”
A Kremlin-loyal nationalist politician faces possible criminal charges after being caught on camera in a rant urging an aide to rape a pregnant reporter.
Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, is defying Russian antipathy toward U.S. brands by opening the country’s first Hooters restaurant.
Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov faces increasing pressure to resign as he celebrates his 74th birthday in Austria with his billionaire wife, Yelena Baturina .
Russia’s budget deficit will widen to fund a $40 billion energy subsidy to keep the Black Sea Fleet in Ukraine, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said.
Corruption in Russia is like a hydra that constantly grows new heads to replace severed ones. Just ask the people trying to reform the country’s college-admissions system.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will win the March 4 presidential election in the first round with 52 percent of the vote, according to an opinion poll by the All- Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion.
"I did not even see her at first. She is very young, and as it turned out, she is pregnant."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky on Apr 21, 2014