We head for the Russian capital to find out how the locals enjoy some winter fun. Ice skating is one popular sport.
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.
The most successful German rockers of all time have sold more than 100 million records and given thousands of concerts. They expected to be done in 2012, but things turned out differently.
This Wednesday, Russia stops using daylight savings time. In October clocks will be set back to winter time for good. The move does away with one of the last relics of Dmitry Medvedev's long list of disappointments.
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