KOMMERSANT

Kommersant ("The Businessman") was founded in 1989 as the first business newspaper in the Russia. Originally a weekly, Kommersant is now a daily newspaper with strong political and business coverage. It has been owned since 2006 by Alisher Usmanov, the director of a subsidiary of Gazprom.

Russia

America Can’t Stop Talking About Us, A View From Moscow

Russia has become a main theme in the U.S. In part, perhaps, this is a sign of success of the Kre...

Russia

Trump, A "Pragmatist" In Russian Eyes

WORLDCRUNCH NOTE TO READERS: This article was originally published in Kommersant on Nov. 10, two days after Donald Trump's election win. Since then, there have been reports that Russian computer ...

Russia

How Syrian Refugees In A Small Russian City Made It To School

NOGINSK — Knowledge Day falls on Sept. 1 and marks the traditional start of the school year in Russia. But for the children of Syrian refugees who ...

Kazakhstan

At Former Soviet Nuclear Test Site, “Best Not To Take Souvenirs”

Hundreds of atomic bombs were detonated at the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site in eastern Kazakhs...

Russia

Anthrax, Bubonic Plague, Swine Fever — Russia's Strange Summer Of Diseases

Abnormally high temperatures triggered the outbreak of anthrax on Yamal peninsula. It's not the o...

Russia

A Look At International Relations From A Russian Viewpoint

Aleksei Arbatov, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, analyzes Kremlin's foreign po...

Russia

Living In Space, Russia Probes 55 Years After Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin was the first to prove that humans can survive in outer space. For 55 years since, humanity has been striving to adapt to life in space, but the questions of ...

Russia

Former Cold War Foe Russia Increasingly Expels Americans From Its Turf

MOSCOW — Russia is increasingly deporting U.S. citizens on its soil in recent years. Americans living in Russia have also seen a sharp spike in the number of residence permits ...