Every year on May 9, Russia celebrates Victory Day commemorating Nazi Germany's defeat in World War II. The ceremony involves a display of military might on Red Square.
A Russian student's speech before the German parliament has triggered a heated debate in Russia. The teenager was blasted for expressing compassion for German prisoners in World War II.
Since 2012, Russian NGOs with international funding have had to register as "foreign agents." Despite this stigmatization, many of them soldier on. Five years on, DW takes stock.
Russia used its veto twice in 24 hours to deny a new mandate to the UN team looking into chemical weapon attacks in Syria. Moscow said it would not extend the mandate of the probe without fixing its "fundamental flaws."
A Russian man has been arrested in Ukraine for the murder 13 years ago of a US journalist working for Forbes magazine in Moscow. Three people charged with Klebnikov's murder in 2006 were acquitted.
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