The Russian army is developing an offensive in the Donbass, Severodonetsk is threatened with encirclement

Ilya Abishev, Pavel Aksenov BBC 2 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightGetty Images The Russian army has become noticeably more active... Read more

Unflappable ruble, "Lada" without ABS and external management in foreign companies. Top economic news of the day

52 minutes ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightGetty Images Russia’s invasion of Ukraine led to one of the worst economic crises in... Read more

90th day of the war in Ukraine: fierce battles for Severodonetsk and Lysychansk, the Kremlin commented on the resignation of the diplomat

Hour ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAFP photo caption, Road leading to Lisichansk Around the cities of Severodonetsk and Lysichansk in the... Read more

In Kyiv, volunteers invite everyone to weave "kikimoras": they are looking for volunteers

This camouflage suit can save the life of a soldier, so it is very important to create as many of them as possible, according to the plot of the “Snіdanok z 1 + 1” program. “There is a critical need... Read more

In Kyiv, volunteers invite everyone to weave kikimoras: they are looking for volunteers

This camouflage suit can save a soldier’s life, so it is very important to create as many of them as possible, according to the plot of the “Snіdanok z 1 + 1” program. “There is a critical need for kikimors.... Read more

"Sometimes it sucks to live next to Russia." What do Finns who live on the border say?

“Sometimes it sucks to live next to Russia.” What do Finns who live on the border say? 5 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram... Read more

"We lived in the car." Subway reopens in Kharkiv

“We lived in the car.” Subway reopens in Kharkiv The Kharkiv metro started working again on May 24, 2022. For the last three months it has been used as a bomb shelter and as a shelter for those whose houses... Read more

"I'm worried about my safety." Diplomat Bondarev told the BBC how he decided to resign because of the war in Ukraine

Hour ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightBoris Bondarev Diplomat Boris Bondarev, who has resigned as adviser to Russia’s UN mission in Geneva,... Read more

"Stinger" at the exit from the attack, an explosion in the air and … That's it. "Russian public discuss the death of the pilot-general

3 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. In the sky over Ukraine, retired Major General of the Russian Air Force Kanamat Botashev was... Read more

The story of the survivors: how a mother and daughter escaped after the shooting of a car in which five of their loved ones died

They wanted to escape, but came under fire. A family with friends – four adults and three children – went by car from their native Chernihiv on March 9. Only two survived. A woman with a little daughter. The woman... Read more

"Never been so ashamed of the country." Russian diplomat at the UN resigns over war with Ukraine

May 23, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAFP Boris Bondarev, a member of the Russian diplomatic mission to the UN based in... Read more

89th day of the war in Ukraine: battles for Liman, resignation of a Russian diplomat, life imprisonment for the Russian military

May 23, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightEPA photo caption, Vadim Shishimarin during the trial The first sentence for a Russian soldier... Read more

UN: the number of refugees in the world exceeded 100 million, including because of the war in Ukraine

6 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightEPA According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the number... Read more

"If we don't support the soldiers, we will also become refugees." How Russian Belgorod lives on the brink of war

Natalia Zotova BBC May 20, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAnadolu Agency/Getty Images/Anton Vergun/TASS Belgorod suddenly turned out to be a front-line... Read more

German intelligence reported "Russian neo-Nazis" fighting in Ukraine. They don't hide it themselves.

May 22, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightVkontakte photo caption, Groupings reported by German intelligence fought on the side of Russia in... Read more

In Dagestan, a schoolgirl on the line said: "Freedom to Ukraine! Putin is the devil!" She had to apologize on camera

4 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightVladimir Smirnov/TASS photo caption, archival photo In Dagestan, during a school assembly dedicated to the... Read more

War in Ukraine: how a new propaganda machine is being created in the occupied territories

Jack Goodman, Maria Korenyuk, Lucy Swinnen and Andrey Zakharov BBC Disinformation Unit 2 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightSouth bridgehead photo... Read more

A court in Kyiv sentenced Russian military Shishimarin to life imprisonment

5 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. Video Caption, The first sentence to the Russian military in Ukraine. Video The Solomensky Court of... Read more

"I have never been so ashamed of the country." Russian diplomat at the UN resigns over war with Ukraine

8 minutes ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAFP Boris Bondarev, a member of the Russian diplomatic mission to the UN based in... Read more

The letters V and Z: what they mean and what wars were used before

The letter V as a designation for the first time the world saw on the Eiffel Tower and the houses of docked Warsaw, the Nazi army left such marks during the Second World War. The Russian army during a large-scale... Read more

"I saw so many deaths": the story of a citizen of Kazakhstan who saved more than 200 Ukrainians

Konstantin evacuated more than 200 people from the hottest spots in the Kyiv region. Konstantin Gudauskas, a citizen of Kazakhstan, arrived in Ukraine in 2019, fleeing political persecution in his homeland. In Kazakhstan, he was a public activist, engaged in... Read more

"I wish I wasn't famous." How a Ukrainian woman with a Soviet flag became a cultural phenomenon in Russia and what she thinks about it

Svyatoslav Khomenko, Elizaveta Foght, Anastasia Platonova BBC May 16, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. “Grandmother with the Soviet flag” has become in Russia... Read more

Cannes 2022. Cinema during the war

Alexander Kan cultural columnist May 17, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightCannes Film Festival photo caption, A frame from the Truman Show... Read more

How Western arms supplies to Ukraine are changing the situation on the battlefield

May 17, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAnadolu photo caption, Ukrainian soldier with MANPADS Stinger In the war in Ukraine, according to... Read more

Cultural purges. How Russia destroys museums and exports art from Ukraine

Anastasia Soroka, Grigor Atanesyan BBC May 19, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightMaria Prymachenko Foundation photo caption, Painting by Maria Primachenko “Nuclear... Read more