Moscow

A Frigid Look Back at Moscow's Winter of 1908

Here's a nicely well-preserved peek into historical Moscow, complete with snow-skiing commuters and a frozen market of mushroom and fish.

Russian Motorist Films Own Attempt at Aiding Plane Crash Victims

The man ventured into the eviscerated fuselage to retrieve a wounded woman after Saturday's accident at Vnukovo Airport, which killed five crew members.

Inside the Incredible Secret Mission to Climb Europe's Tallest Building

Russian adventurers dressed like construction workers to reach the ice-covered pinnacle of Mercury City, which is taller than London's Shard.

Nikolai Alekseev

This Week in Bans: Moscow Outlaws Gay-Pride Parades for Next 100 Years

Also, California cities binge on foie gras before it's banned; Boston knocks down satellite dishes; you can't dress up like Tinker Bell at Disney World; a British city welcomes back meter maids.

Za Bor

Need More Office Space? Just Stick Some in the Alley

Could offices that clamp onto larger buildings or wander across town be the wave of the future?

Reuters

Moscow Government Buildings to Be Converted to Housing

Moving ministries to the outskirts would leave opportunities for reuse in the crowded core.

A Shoe's-Eye View of Moscow

A new short film explores Russia's largest city, looking straight down