Moscow Mayor sacks metro chief over crash

The mayor of Moscow on Tuesday announced he had fired the head of the capital`s metro over a devastating crash that killed 22 people and injured more than 200.

Olympic torch begins 123-day relay from Moscow

The Olympic flame commenced its 123-day relay from Moscow Monday, a day after a bumpy ceremonial journey around the Kremlin.

Thousands gather in Moscow as opposition leader demands vote recount

Several thousand supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny rallied on Monday in central Moscow as he disputed the results of mayoral polls.

Putin ally wins Moscow mayor race with 51.3% votes: Official

Sobyanin won 51.32 percent of the vote and Navalny 27.27 percent, the Moscow election commission said, in a count based on 99.6 percent of polling stations reporting.

Top Putin aide confirmed as Moscow mayor

Appointment of Sobyanin was overwhelmingly approved by local Parliament.