Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the Russian capital.
January 17, 2020
Is Russian President Vladimir Putin a megalomaniac? The reaction of the commentatori to the huge changes in Russia’s political DNA suggested by the president was kneejerk and entirely predictable.
December 11, 2019
Yuri Luzhkov was mayor of Moscow for nearly two decades and presided over the total transformation of the Russian capital.
August 28, 2019
"The market is only 30 years old. It has been less than 30 years since the mechanisms of the market economy started to develop. We are staying in Russia. We have $3bn assets under management. We will continue to invest." Elena Ivashentseva, BVCP.
August 23, 2019
Western sanctions on Russia aren't going to be lifted anytime soon, but new harsh sanctions are increasingly unlikely and room to cut some sort of deal is increasing.
August 14, 2019
The very prosperity that Russian President Vladimir Putin ushered in is fuelling the current protests as Muscovites demand more of a say in local government.