Q&A: Masha Gessen Sees a Bleak Future for Putin’s Russia

Following her 2012 biography of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the author and journalist Masha Gessen turns her focus to the social traumas and disappointed hopes of her native country,...

BBC’s ‘Doctor Foster’ to Get Russian Version

The television drama will air on the Rossiya 1 network in 2018.read more

Universal Kids to Release Russian Series ‘Masha and the Bear’ In U.S.

The series is part of the most successful international animation franchise coming out of Russia.read more

Israeli Singing Show ‘The Final Four’ to Get Russian Version

CTC will start auditions in September for a local version of the format that Fox is bringing to the U.S.read more

Donald Trump Had a Tough Week. Putin Went Sunbathing in Siberia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week enjoyed a nature-filled vacation that included hiking, fishing and diving, according to photos. The images are the latest in a series that...

State Bank Acquires Russia’s Largest Studio Complex

VTB plans to develop Glavkino, which is located outside of Moscow and is nicknamed "Russian Hollywood."read more

How U.S. Sanctions Are Working (Or Not) in 5 Countries

Sanctions are back in the news — though if you’re President Donald Trump, that’s not a good thing. Here’s a look at the current state of U.S. sanctions on...

HBO, Russia’s Amedia Strike Exclusive Deal

The agreement makes the Russian company the "home of HBO," with rights to air first-run shows and HBO's entire programming library.read more

Oliver Stone Gets Putin Praise, Will Receive Sarajevo Film Festival Honor

The Russian president calls the Oscar-winning director "a very balanced and comfortable interlocutor."read more

Nicolas Cage’s Kazakh Film Festival Photo Sparks Online Hilarity

The actor, whose latest film 'Inconceivable' opened in June, was pictured in Kazakh costume at Astana Film Festival.read more

Kremlin Reacts to Putin Being Cut From Hollywood Movies

According to a Kremlin spokesman, Russian authorities have no knowledge about Putin's character being excised. read more

Stephen Colbert Tours Moscow’s Infamous Trump Hotel Suite for “Russia Week” on ‘The Late...

"For the past six months, people have been talking a lot about alleged activities involving Donald Trump at the Ritz-Carlton presidential suite in Moscow, and I've been thinking, 'Why...

Russia and China to Produce First Ever Joint Animation TV Series

Russia's Riki, the producer of animation franchise 'Kikoriki,' and China's CCTV team up to make 'Krosh and Panda.'read more

Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet Cancels Premiere of Nuryev Play by Film Director Questioned in Fraud...

The award-winning Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov's production of 'Nuryev' was due to open Tuesday.read more

Controversial Russian Reality Show Turns Out to Be a Hoax

The creator of the project says he ran it as a market research exercise.read more