Why Is Russia Not Using Pegasus Spyware?

Opinion | Pegasus spyware leak appears to vindicate FSB's paranoia concerning foreign-made surveillance technology. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 6 days ago

Viral ‘Cyberpunk Farm’ Satirizes Russia’s High-Tech Future (2020)

The video has racked up over 3 million views for poking fun at rural Russian life and state corporations alike. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 18 days ago

Siberia has an annual speed grave digging contest

The team from Omsk took home the first-place prize, setting a new record by digging a grave in under 38 minutes. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 months ago

Spotlight on Smetana: Russia’s Sour Cream

What's the difference between smetana, crème fraîche, and sour cream? | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 months ago

Russian spy ring found in Italy

The Italian press called the events the "most serious" incident with Russia since the end of the Cold War. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 3 months ago

Russia Sees Record High Average Temperatures in 2020

Russia in 2020 saw record high average temperatures and a record drop of summer ice cover on its Arctic maritime route | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 4 months ago

Russia Warns of H5N8 Bird Flu Transmission

Scientists detected the first case of H5N8 transmission to humans at a southern Russia poultry farm last month. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 4 months ago

‘They Will Break You’: Inside Navalny’s Notorious New Prison Home

In conversations with The Moscow Times, former inmates of the jail where Navalny will serve his time spoke of psychological isolation and harsh conditions. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 4 months ago

Russia Is ‘Ready’ to Disconnect from Global Internet

Dmitry Medvedev said Russia is capable of isolating its internet from the global web, but didn’t see any reason to do so. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 5 months ago

McKinsey Bans Moscow Staff from Attending Pro-Navalny Protest

Russians nationwide took to the streets on Saturday in support of the opposition activist, who was jailed on his return from Germany to Russia. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 6 months ago

Social Media Platforms Delete Russian Posts Promoting Navalny Protests

Video | Russia says TikTok has deleted 38% of videos it says are inciting children to attend Saturday's unsanctioned protests. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 6 months ago

Russia Fines Google $41,000 for Failing to Remove Banned Content

This is the fourth recent fine against Google over its failure to hide content outlawed in Russia. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 7 months ago

95% of Marine Life on Sea Floor Killed in Kamchatka Eco-Disaster

An expedition to the Russian Far Eastern region collected water samples, searched for dead wildlife and carried out a survey dive. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 9 months ago

Russia ‘Unblocks’ Telegram Messenger in Surprise Reversal

The move comes two years after Russia first began blocking the popular messaging app. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 1 year ago

Alexander Shulepov claimed that he was forced to work despite the fact that he tested positive for Covid-19. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 1 year ago

Rich Russians Are Hoarding Ventilators

Meanwhile, doctors worry that Russia’s regions don’t have enough. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 1 year ago

Russian Stock Market Plunges, Oil Shares Hit Hard

Shares fall 10% following global ‘Black Monday’ on financial markets. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 1 year ago

The Future of Putin's Information Autocracy - The Moscow Times

Opinion | The Kremlin will be forced to dedicate a growing share of resources to silencing the informed. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 1 year ago

Opinion | The Kremlin will be forced to dedicate a growing share of resources to silencing the informed. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 1 year ago

Guy arrested after leading migrants across a fake border

He allegedly led a group of migrants through a fake set of border markings before taking their money. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 1 year ago

Moscow Passenger Plane Makes 'Miraculous' Crash-Landing in Cornfield

Birds were reportedly sucked into the plane's engines shortly after takeoff, leading to a crash-landing with up to 74 injuries. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 1 year ago

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny May Have Been Poisoned

His spokeswoman said he had never previously experienced allergic symptoms. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Russian Journalist Charged for ‘Controlling Minds’ with ‘1984’ Reference

Authorities said the journalist's Big Brother-referencing article contained “hidden insertions affecting the human subconscious.” | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Top Russian Official Warns of ‘Catastrophic’ Population Loss

Many Russian regions are under-reporting their death rates, the deputy prime minister said | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Exhausted and Starving Polar Bear Wanders into Siberian City

It is the first polar bear seen in the city in more than 40 years, according to local environmentalists. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Putin’s Media Struggle to Deal with HBO’s Chernobyl

Opinion | The fact that an American, not a Russian, TV channel told the story about our own heroes is a source of shame for pro-Kremlin media. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Stalin’s Approval Rating Among Russians Hits 70%, Record High

The Soviet leader is increasingly viewed as a "symbol of justice." | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Google Began Censoring Search Results in Russia, Reports Say

Google has deleted around 70 percent of the websites blacklisted by Russian authorities, Vedomosti cited sources as saying. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Google Began Censoring Search Results in Russia, Reports Say

Google has deleted around 70 percent of the websites blacklisted by Russian authorities, Vedomosti cited sources as saying. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Rich Russians and Tax Havens

Oliver Bullough is a journalist and the author of the acclaimed book ‘Moneyland’. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Russian Patriarch Warns ‘Antichrist’ Will Control Humans Through Gadgets

In an interview, Patriarch Kirill warned against “falling into slavery” to smartphones. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

The office of Russia’s infamous troll factory is believed to be at the vanguard of Russia’s information war. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago

Russia Suspects Foul Play in Space Station Damage

The director of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, said a person could have deliberately pierced the space module's wall using a drill. | Continue reading


@themoscowtimes.com | 2 years ago