Russia has allowed some of the biggest crowds at sports events in Europe, even as some other countries revert back to empty stadiums.
Vladimir Putin speaks, officials shrug and doctors are caught in the middle of Russia's spiralling coronavirus crisis
For an all-powerful leader whose every word must be taken as a command, Vladimir Putin has had a surprisingly hard time making his voice heard
Guillaume Hoarau's second-half penalty claimed a 2-2 draw to deny former winners Red Star Belgrade a comeback victory over Young Boys.
Russian prosecutors urge judges to sentence Russian footballers Pavel Mamaev, Alexander Kokorin to 18 months in jail
Both players are Russian internationals though Alexander Kokorin last played for the national side in late 2017, while Pavel Mamaev was last selected in 2016
Jailed former Russian national team footballer Pavel Mamaev scores seven goals behind bars in six-a-side game
Russia national soccer team player Mamaev, in custody awaiting trial over alleged assaults, scored seven goals in a six-a-side game on Thursday to mark Valentine's Day at a pre-trial detention facility in Moscow