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Storied Russian Miniatures Dwindling in Face of Icon Revival

PALEKH, Russia — Once upon a time, the small, picturesque Russian village of Palekh gained fame…

Ignored at Home, Battered Russian Women Take Cases to Europe

MOSCOW — He beat her. He kidnapped her. He threatened to kill her. But this was…

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again

Rome — Officials in Italy locked down the capital, closed public parks and diverted traffic on…

Putin Intervenes to Halt Cathedral Project After Popular Protests

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened this week in a bitter dispute in…