Ukrainian-born Polunin has garnered a reputation as 'the bad boy of ballet' – both for his passionate performances and off-stage behaviour.
Russan Kseniya Savina has borrowed the name and nationality of childhood friend and competed abroad frequently over the ensuing three years.
With its Netflix contracts, state-owned Parovoz – which means locomotive in Russian – is at the forefront of a resurgence of the country's animation industry.
Ice swimming in Russia has long been associated with older, usually Speedo-clad men.
Kurz told a press conference that the colonel is suspected to have begun working with Russian intelligence in the 1990s and carried on until 2018.
There had been speculation that Bochkarev might be used as leverage in efforts to obtain the release of a Norwegian held in Russia on suspicion of spying.
The Netherlands has found itself in Russian crosshairs too during the investigation into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014.
The Netherlands expelled four alleged Russian agents in April after uncovering a spy-novel-style bid by Russia's GRU military intelligence agency to target the Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague.
The man is suspected of spying during an inter-parliamentary seminar which gathered representatives from 34 countries to discuss digitalisation at the Storting, the Norwegian parliament.
The softening of WADA's stance has triggered outrage from athletes and national anti-doping agencies around the world, who have accused WADA of caving in to pressure from the International Olympic Committee.
Named after Austrian skater Alois Lutz, who first performed it in 1913, the jump is one of the most difficult elements in figure skating and was previously performed at official events by men only.
Andrei Tyurin, a Russian citizen who is alleged to have performed key cyber-work in a hack of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and about a dozen other companies, was extradited to New York.
Navalny, who was detained by police outside his home on Saturday, was found guilty of breaking the law by organising an unauthorised Moscow rally on Jan.
Cross-border clashes are rare on Afghanistan's border with Tajikistan, compared, for example, with fighting along Afghanistan's eastern border with Pakistan.
The lawyers won court approval this month for a psychological evaluation of Nikulin to determine whether he’s mentally incompetent to assist in his own defence.
The former factory worker uses driftwood, pebbles and shells to create his cameras, combing the shorelines of his home for parts of fallen trees, naturally polished by the sea's waves.
Rowley, 45, and Dawn Sturgess, 44, fell ill after being exposed to the poison in southwest England.
Media reports said the 21-year-old had bite marks on her face and arms when she was found naked and unconscious on the floor of her hostel room early on Monday.
Arkady Babchenko, 41, died of his wounds in an ambulance after his wife found him covered in his blood in their home, police said, adding they suspected the murder was due to Babchenko's professional activities.
The Russian foreign ministry says it had summoned the heads of missions from 23 countries -- almost all of them European Union member states -- to tell them that some of their diplomats had to leave.
British officials declines to specify the reasons for the search.
Alexander Yakovenko has told Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey that he hoped the officer, as well as targeted ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, "get well soon".
The leading attorney on President Donald Trump's legal team, John Dowd, resigned Thursday amid growing pressure on the White House from the Russia investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller.
Russian foreign ministry says this was a response to Britain's "provocative actions" and "baseless accusations over the incident in Salisbury on March 4".
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