A party of seven teenagers, some with limited physical abilities, two Arctic explorers and Russian ombudsman for children Pavel Astakhov is stranded at the North Pole by a snowstorm with their evacuation impossible and their food supply close to running out, Astakhov's spokesman said on Saturday
Child psychotherapist Lev Perezhogin discusses the issue
Why are there so many obese children in Russia’s schools nowadays?
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Russian children's goods retailer Detsky Mir has asked the Central Bank for permission to float at the London Stock Exchange in mid-March, the RIA Novosti news agency reports
Not so long ago, photographs of frighteningly realistic toys of mythical beasts were published on various foreign websites; surprisingly, the hullabaloo surrounding the dolls was much greater in the West than in Russia, the home of their creator, 23-year-old Maria
A policeman and a teacher have died after Sergey G, a 10th grade student, brought two rifles to his school and opened fire, apparently after quarrelling with his teacher
The high school student who has gone on a shooting spree in Moscow School N263 most likely did so because he had an emotional breakdown, Vladimir Markin from the Investigations Committee told reporters
The preliminary data is that the high school student who broke into the Moscow school N263 armed with a weapon had a conflict with his teacher of geography, which caused the incident, a source in law enforcement agencies told Interfax
Updated: The man who broke into a Moscow school this morning and took hostages has been apprehended
The Ministry of Health will set up crisis pregnancy centers in an attempt to decrease the number of abortions each year
A series of photographs by the Russian photographer Elena Shumilova have been making the rounds on Facebook in recent days. Thousands of followers are leaving enthusiastic comments on Elena’s page.
Natalia Vodianova knows how to get Russia’s rich to share their wealth to a good cause
New Year in Russia is followed by the country's longest public holiday. Free from school, children go outside to play and amuse themselves in all sorts of ways.
The Pskov regional court has ruled that the adoption of Kirill Kuzmin, brother of Maxim Kuzmin who died in the United States, by the Shatto family was illegal and that it should be cancelled
The quality of secondary education is an issue widely debated by the Russian public, as parents are increasingly concerned by falling teaching standards
With teen pregnancy on the rise in Russia, support for sex education in schools is growing
Russian courts to check authenticity of documents on foreigners completing courses for adoptive parents
Upon the decision of the Russian Supreme Court, Russian courts will be authorized to check the certificates of foreigners on completing a training course for adoptive parents, Russian presidential children's rights commissioner Pavel Astakhov told Interfax