A Kremlin is a Russian medieval fortress. The term is most often used to refer to the walled complex in Moscow, which houses Russia's president.
The Moscow Kremlin is a fortress located next to Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Moskva River. It contains several palaces and cathedrals, including the official residence of the Russian president. The term "Kremlin" is thus often used to refer to the Russian government. This page collates all of DW's content on the Kremlin.
Myanmar’s treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority has provoked worldwide protests – including in Grozny. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov wants to position himself as the protector of Muslims against Vladmimir Putin.
German intelligence agencies are convinced that Russia will attempt to influence the country's federal election which takes place at the end of next month. Political parties have been warned to be vigilant in case of hacking attempts, and officials have stepped up the monitoring of 'fake news' on social media. Nik Martin has more on the struggle to keep the Kremlin out of German politics.