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The construction site of a new infectious diseases hospital for confirmed and potential patients with coronavirus infection outside of Moscow.

Satellite images reveal Russia is rapidly building a 500-bed hospital in a field outside Moscow to handle a surge in coronavirus cases

Russia is reporting unusually low numbers of COVID-19 cases, but emergency hospital construction seen outside of Moscow tells a different story.
Children admire a painting on a sunny beach day in Russia.

Vintage photos that show what life looked like behind the Iron Curtain

From hidden discotheques to winning soccer teams, these vintage photos show what life was like in the Soviet Union before the Berlin Wall fell.
Children admire a painting on a sunny beach day in Russia.

Vintage photos that show what life looked like behind the Iron Curtain

From hidden discotheques to winning soccer teams, these vintage photos show what life was like in the Soviet Union before the Berlin Wall fell.
Moscow officials have had to make fake snow to decorate the city for New Year's celebrations.

Russian authorities are using fake snow to decorate Moscow for New Year’s because it’s the hottest December since 1886

It's not only the hottest December in a century, but the hottest year for Russia since weather has been recorded.

I splurged on a $60 lunch at an iconic Moscow restaurant that’s inside an 18th-century Russian aristocrat’s mansion. Here’s what it ...

Café Pushkin is one of the best-known restaurants in Moscow, and past diners have (rightly) said it's "like visiting a museum."
Trump and Putin met at the APEC Summit in Vietnam in 2017.

Trump might attend Russia’s Victory Day military parade, which would be a huge win for Putin

Trump's attendance at the parade in Russia would be highly controversial given the historic level of animosity between Moscow and Washington.
Nabokov is one of the Golden Mile's most luxurious new residential buildings.

A luxury building on Moscow’s ‘Golden Mile’ is home to Russian businessmen, celebrities, and athletes. I got a look inside, and its ...

In one of Moscow's most prestigious high-end residences, available condos start at about $3.2 million and the penthouse sold for $19.4 million.
From Siberia to Moscow, I experienced some bewildering culture clashes during my time in Russia.

6 culture clashes I had as an American woman traveling alone in Russia

I recently spent 12 days traveling through Russia for Business Insider, and I experienced some bewildering culture clashes.
Sanduny is a 200-year old traditional bathhouse, or "banya," in Moscow.

I spent 12 days in Russia, where I rode on the world’s longest train line and spent a night in an $18,000 hotel suite — but the most memor...

I went to a banya, or a traditional Russian bathhouse, in Moscow, where I paid $85 to be whacked with branches and doused in ice-cold water.
The Noble Row townhouses in Moscow's Golden Mile start at $22 million.

I walked through Moscow’s ‘Golden Mile,’ one of the city’s most expensive neighborhoods, and got a glimpse of what most photos...

Homes cost an average of $2 million in older buildings and $3.5 million in new buildings, while some ultra-prestigious townhouses cost upwards of $22 million.