It is obviously run on a fairly tight budget, which means they cannot always afford a photographer. This does not, however, stop them illustrating their stories, either with images grabbed randomly from anywhere on the internet, or when they have a little more time, with a quick hack-up in photoshop.
Consider the following examples
Monkeys go on Hunger Strike in Siberian Zoo
Stray Elephant Reported Wandering St Petersburg Streets
Russian Police Hunt Syringe Stalker
Russian Tire Producer Amtel Plans $250M London IPO (which, to be fair, is a tough one to illustrate)