Dented pride

Image copyright EPA Image caption Accused of doping: Russia’s Mariya Savinova (right) won the Olympic 800m at London 2012 and Ekaterina Poistogova came third When I used to live in central Moscow quite often I…


Man charged with murder of UK MP Jo Cox

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Labour MP Jo Cox died after the attack in her constituency in Birstall A man has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting of Labour MP Jo Cox….


Russian athletes ban is 'unfair', says Vladimir Putin

Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Putin said innocent athletes should not be punished for the actions of others Vladimir Putin has said it is unjust and unfair that Russian athletes remain banned from international…