Russian anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny lost the Moscow mayor's race, but he's calling for a recount -- and a runoff election. He claims that Sunday's contest was rigged.
The Kremlin has issued a rare rebuke to Chancellor Angela Merkel for her comments on Russian air strikes in Syria. EC chief Donald Tusk has echoed Merkel's remarks as the US warns of a growing threat from IS militants.
When the going gets tough, the rich in Russia go shopping, but as the economy worsens there will soon be more up for sale than just luxury goods. Fiona Clark reports from Moscow.
The CSU's adjunct foreign policy is legendary. Now, Horst Seehofer is flying to Moscow. It is a politically juicy and controversial visit by the Bavarian in a period of upheaval in German-Russian relations.
Punk activist Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is back in a new Pussy Riot video - her style may have changed, but the resistance continues. The song "Chaika" targets Russia's prosecutor general.
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