We head for the Russian capital to find out how the locals enjoy some winter fun. Ice skating is one popular sport.
The Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine will enter into force only at the end of 2015, in response to pressure from Russia. This puts Ukraine's future with the EU into question, writes DW's Bernd Johann.
The government in Kyiv took a huge risk by turning its back on Moscow. Now it's time for the United States to reward the risk-takers in Ukraine, writes DW's Miodrag Soric.
Russia has opened its second new stadium for the 2018 World Cup: Spartak Moscow's new home, the Otkrytie Arena. President Vladimir Putin said the 42,000-seater was "worthy of Russia's most beloved team."
A court has jailed activists for clashing with police during protests over Vladimir Putin's return to Russia’s presidency in 2012. The defense attorney intends to file a long-shot appeal despite the judge's decision.
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