Russia plans to knock down thousands of Soviet-era apartment blocks in Moscow. This would require the relocation of up to 1.6 million people - many of whom are unhappy about it.
Moscow's mayor wants to knock down thousands of Soviet-era apartment blocks and move 1.6 million people to new flats in a sweeping new project. But many Muscovites aren't willing to give up their homes without a fight.
US President Donald Trump wants to withdraw from the 1987 INF treaty, saying Russia has violated it for years. Doing so would make a new superpowers nuclear arms race practically inevitable, says DW's Udo Bauer.
Around 1,000 people have rallied in Moscow in protest of the government's harsh legislative controls of the internet. The internet is - for now - one of the few places relative freedom of speech exists in Russia.
The never-completed TV tower in Yekaterinburg, Russia's fourth-largest city, has been razed ahead of the soccer tournament. Popular with locals, officials said the 220-meter structure "disfigured the city landscape."
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