French Star Gérard Depardieu Baptized as Orthodox Christian

The beloved French star of a string of award-winning films such as "Cyrano de Bergerac," "The Last Metro," and "Police," actor Gerard Depardieu converted...

Putin Critic in Coma After Drinking Tea; Poisoning Suspected

  A Russian politician who frequently is at odds against Russian President Vladimir Putin was stricken after drinking a cup of tea and is now...

EU Chief Calls Summit as Belarus on Edge After Contested Election

The nation of Belarus is in a state of near-siege nine days after its authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko reportedly won the latest presidential election...

Russia Unveils New Coronavirus Vaccine; Putin’s Daughter Among Subjects

On Tuesday, Russia brought before the public the world's first coronavirus vaccine, dubbed "Sputnik-V," with the country's president President Vladimir Putin stating that one...

Russia Blamed in Coronavirus Research Hacking Attempt in UK

  European governments and officials in the United States on Thursday accused a group of computer hackers who they believe work for Russian intelligence of...

Russian Patriarch Speaks Out Against Hagia Sophia’s Conversion into Mosque

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the highest cleric in the Russian Orthodox Church, recently spoke out against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plans to convert...

Why Are There So Few Coronavirus Cases in Russia and Africa?

By Jeremy Rossman, University of Kent* Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Wuhan, China in December 2019, we have seen the virus spread to over...

New Online Dictionary of Pontic Greek Dialect Launched

An online dictionary of Pontic dialect in Modern Greek and three other languages ​​is created by a Russian poet and Russian linguists, the Athens-Macedonian...

Greece’s Sakkari Beats Bencic, Secures St. Petersburg Semifinal Spot in Tennis

Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari amazed the tennis world during her match at the Saint Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Friday in Russia. Sakkari beat Belinda...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Accuses Russian Church of Playing Politics

The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I accused the Russian Orthodox Church on Friday of playing politics and using the Orthodox flock to put pressure on...