The mega-wealthy oligarchs are seen as close to the Kremlin but not actually members of President Vladimir Putin’s government.
As the value of Russia's currency declines and its citizens endure a deepening recession, it's unclear how the country will manage what could be its longest slump in decades.
The European Commission launched an anti-trust case that claimed Gazprom, Russia’s state-controlled energy giant, has been putting the squeeze on Eastern European countries.
The popular Echo of Moscow host Alexander Plyushev and Kommersant editor Mikhail Mikhailin both incurred the wrath of the authorities with their reporting on the Ukraine crisis.
Despite a rosy outlook offered by Vladimir Putin, industry insiders and analysts tell VICE News that all is not well in Russia-China gas relations.
What's a German soccer club to do when its sponsor is cutting off oil supplies to Europe through Ukraine?
Western sanctions and the deepening flight of foreign capital are hitting Russia’s currency hard — and leaving the country’s citizens high and dry.
Amid carnage in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has kept his financial interests chugging along pretty much unscathed.