Russia’s President Vladimir Putin visits the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow. On Saturday, Russia celebrates Cosmonautics day which marks Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight into space.
Soldiers of the Presidential Regiment march during the Change of Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow Read more
Models present creations by Russian designer Slava Zaitsev at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Moscow, Russia
Russia‘s President Vladimir Putin arrives to sign a treaty with Crimean leaders on reunification with Russia in the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia, 18 March 2014. Crimea and Sevastopol will join Russia as two separate regions, President Putin said, adding that he would sign treaties immediately.
A woman walks through an art installation near the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure in Moscow, on Friday
Pro-Kremlin activists hold Russian national, Russian and Soviet naval flags and orange-black flags made of the St George’s Ribbons, a well-known Russian symbol of military valor, during a rally in support of ethnic Russians in Ukraine in central Moscow, on Monday.
Ukrainian military recruits receive instructions in Kiev’s Independence Square, Ukraine. Tensions remain high in the strategic Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea with troops loyal to Moscow firing warning shots to ward off protesting Ukrainian soldiers Read more
Military personnel, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside the territory of a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye, outside Simferopol. Ukraine mobilised for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbour in Moscow’s biggest confrontation with the west since the Cold War Read more
Russian punk group Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova looks on as she stands outside Zamoskvoretsky district court in Moscow on Monday during a protest against the trial of eight people accused of instigating mass riots after an opposition rally on Moscow turned violent on the eve of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration as president in 2012.
Russian women skating along a frozen boulevard in Moscow’s Sokolniki Park, Russia. The temperature in Moscow hit minus 15 degrees centigrade on Thursday