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.

migrant-lives

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......

tech-science

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

tech-science

Just About Everything In Your House Can Be Hacked

Israeli researchers recently showed how data can be stolen from an offline computer. But computers aren't the only devices that can be compromised.

culture-society

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 only disease that roiled Russia this summer.

tech-science

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 expl......

world-affairs

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 permit......

blog

U.S. Citizens Become Rare Breed In Russia

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 res......

culture-society

Doping: Lone Russian Track And Field Olympian Accused Of "Treason"

MOSCOW — Russian long jumper Darya Klishina has publicly thanked the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for granting her entry into international tourn......