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Migrant workers from Tajikistan in an apartment shared by 18 people in Moscow in May 2020. The main suspects in the deadly assault are from Tajikistan. Now many other Tajiks, who fill jobs in Russia’s wartime economy, are being deported and harassed.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 6, 2024
In Moscow attack, a handful of suspects but 1 million Tajiks under suspicion
Many Tajiks who fill jobs in Russia’s wartime economy are being deported and harassed.
People attend a vigil in memory of the victims of a shooting attack at the Crocus City Hall concert venue outside Moscow, in Donetsk, Russian-controlled Ukraine, on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 2, 2024
Russian conflicts with Islamists key to Moscow attack, analysts say
Russia's conflicts with Islamist forces over half a century are key to understanding the likely motives behind concert hall attack.
People lay flowers at a makeshift memorial near Crocus City Hall, a concert venue outside Moscow that was the site of a mass shooting on Friday night.
WORLD
Mar 24, 2024
Deadly Moscow attack shatters Putin’s security promise to Russians
The tragedy outside Moscow is a blow to a leader riding an aura of confidence only days after a stage-managed election victory.
Russian emergency services vehicles are parked near the burning Crocus City Hall concert venue following a mass shooting claimed by the Islamic State group outside Moscow on Friday.
WORLD
Mar 23, 2024
Gunmen kill at least 143 in attack at concert near Moscow, as IS claims responsibility
Russia has arrested 11 people, including four suspected gunmen, in connection with the rampage.
The body of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is seen during the funeral service at the Mother of God Quench My Sorrows Church in Moscow's Maryino district on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 2, 2024
Navalny buried in Moscow as thousands of defiant mourners turn out
Crowds of mourners in Moscow chanted the Russian opposition leader's name and blamed authorities for his death.
Police officers detain a woman during a gathering in memory of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, near the Wall of Grief in Moscow on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 18, 2024
Risking arrest, Russians mourn Navalny in small acts of protest
Bouquets at the Wall of Grief become a form of dissent in a country where such action could result in detention.
A firefighter walks among papers and broken glass Sunday outside a damaged office block of the Moscow International Business Center following a reported drone attack.
WORLD
Jul 30, 2023
Three Ukrainian drones downed over Moscow, Russia says
While one of the drones was shot down, two others were "suppressed by electronic warfare" and smashed into an office complex. No one was injured.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jul 4, 2023
Former NBA player seeking answers after ban for joining Russian club
Jonas Jerebko regrets his decision to join a club in Russia, and said in hindsight it was a mistake, but has been met by silence from the Swedish Basketball Association.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 30, 2023
Ukraine launches biggest drone attack on Moscow, Russia says
Air defenses destroyed all eight drones, but the attack brought the 15-month war in Ukraine to the heart of the Russian capital.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 25, 2023
In Moscow one year on, a mixture of defiance and some sadness over Ukraine war
Hundreds of thousands of Russians who disagree with the war or fear conscription have fled the country. Those who remain risk being jailed if deemed to have discredited the army.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 8, 2022
Global outlook grim for U.S. intelligence agencies with Russia and China as top foes
A 31-page declassified document released late Monday by the House Intelligence Committee makes for stark reading.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Mar 7, 2022
Russia detains more than 4,300 people at anti-war protests across the country
Thousands of protesters chanted 'No to war!' and 'Shame on you!' according to videos posted on social media by opposition activists and bloggers.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 28, 2022
'Forgive us,' Ukraine: Hopeless dread grips Russia's war critics
There has been a heavy police presence at public squares in Moscow, with the central Pushkin Square being cordoned off.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 28, 2022
As Russia invades Ukraine, Moscow battles Big Tech to control the narrative
As Russian missiles rained down on Ukrainian cities, another battle to control the narrative took place online and over the airwaves.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 22, 2021
'New normal': Kremlin says tough approach to Alexei Navalny allies here to stay
The Kremlin and its loyalists have said they will maintain and in some cases intensify their tough approach to internal and external critics they view as a threat to Russia's stability.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 26, 2021
Russian regions run low on vaccines as COVID-19 cases hit record
Russia is facing a surge in new cases that authorities blame on the highly infectious delta variant and slow progress on vaccinating people.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 19, 2021
Putin’s boasts about COVID-19 situation in Russia are unraveling
Already among the pandemic's worst-hit countries, Russia is experiencing a resurgence of the deadly virus aided by the rapid spread of the highly contagious delta strain.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 22, 2021
How Russia's new gulag tries to break convicts like Alexei Navalny
Six former inmates and a former prisons inspector spoke of regular beatings by guards, sexual assaults and severe psychological pressure at a facility near Moscow.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 11, 2021
The rebirth of cities after COVID-19
Embracing and re-imagining the space of our cities will soon be more powerful — and more necessary — than ever before.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 28, 2021
In Germany's Black Forest, Putin critic Alexei Navalny gathered strength and resolve
Navalny spent time recovering his physical fitness with intense workouts and took his war with Putin to a new level: targeting him directly for the first time.

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