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PHOTOGALLERY: Georgia: A Day In The Life

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Georgia: A Day In The Life

VISUAL REPORTS

THE POWER VERTICAL: History, Mytholoy, And Heretics

Two Russian courts have ruled that the Soviet Union did not invade Poland in 1939.

Report Shows Medvedev’s 'Secret Palaces'

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has accumulated more than $1 billion worth of assets including palaces, yachts, and a Tuscan vineyard -- according to a new report by opposition leader Aleksei Navalny.

Mother Of Late Russian Sailor Seeks Compensation From Military

Sailor Vladimir Shalayev died of heart failure shortly after returning from a Russian naval mission off the coast of Syria. His mother is now engaged in a legal battle with the military, which denies that Shalayev served in a combat mission and refuses to compensate the family.

Navalny Says Tatarstan Not Treated Fairly

Russian opposition political activist and anticorruption campaigner Aleksei Navalny said that, if elected president, he would support more self-rule for the semiautonomous Tatarstan region.

Serbian Nationalists Shout Down Mogherini In Parliament

Serbian nationalists, chanting "Serbia, Russia, we do not need the European Union,"tried to shout down EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini as she addressed the parliament in Belgrade.

OTHER NEWS

Ukraine, Russia Face Off At The International Court In The Hague

Ukraine is set to launch its case against Russia at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, seeking an order to halt Moscow's support for pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine and Crimea.

Mystery Surrounds Blockade Forcing Kyiv's Hand

Tensions continue to rise in eastern Ukraine as "blockaders" -- on the surface, a motley crew of staunchly pro-Kyiv activists and military veterans, some armed -- show no signs of backing down.

Russian Woman Arrested In Turkey With Alleged Links To Murdered Russian Ambassador

Turkish media reports that authorities have arrested a 33 year-old Russian woman with ties to Mevlut Mert Altintas, the gunman who killed Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov in Ankara last December. According to the investigation, the woman was a sex worker in several Ankara hotels and has been linked to the Russian cultural center where the Ambassador was killed. (in Russian, Current Time TV)

Dubrovka Victims Alone With Tragedy

Former hostages and relatives of the victims of the October 2003 terrorist attack on Moscow’s Dubrovka theatre were allowed to attend court proceedings for Hassan Zakayev, an alleged accomplice to the terrorists, whose trial is the only prosecution associated with the attack, which killed 130 hostages and left 700 wounded. Major questions about the terrorists, causes of death, and the chemical substances used by Russian police and military forces in a rescue operation that turned deadly were not addressed during the trial’s first day. (Russian Service)

Seven Russians Among Bloomberg’s List Of World’s Richest

Bloomberg’s index of the world’s 500 richest people, updated as of March 5, 2017, lists seven Russians, including Vladimir Potanin, Alexei Mordashov, Viktor Vekselberg, Alisher Usmanov, Vladimir Lisin, Mikhail Fridman and Andrey Melnichenko. (in Russian, Current Time TV)

Former Moldovan Central Bank Chief Hospitalized After Arrest

A former central bank chief who is considered the founder of Moldova's national currency has been hospitalized with symptoms of heart trouble after being arrested on suspicion of fraud.

Kazakh Lawmakers Give Final Approval To Constitutional Amendments

Kazakhstan’s parliament has given final approval to amendments to the country’s constitution that would curtail some presidential powers and redistribute them to government ministers and lawmakers.

Kyrgyz Opposition Leader Tekebaev Named As Presidential Candidate

Kyrgyzstan's opposition Ata-Meken (Fatherland) party has named its detained leader Omurbek Tekebaev as the party’s candidate for the November presidential election in the country.

Uzbek President Mirziyaev In Turkmenistan On First Foreign Trip

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyaev has arrived in Turkmenistan on his first official foreign trip since taking office in December.

PODCAST: The Fallout From Detaining A Kyrgyz Opposition Leader

PODCAST: POWER VERTICAL: Russia’s Five-Year Chill

COMMENTARY: Yavlinsky Says 1917 'Detour' Led Russia To 100-Year 'Dead End'

COMMENTARY: Not Karimov's Uzbekistan Anymore?

Ukraine Court Arraigns Tax Service Chief

Ukrainian activists conducted an all-night blockade of a Kyiv court to prevent Roman Nasirov, the head of the state’s tax service, who was accused last week of “serious” abuses of office, from leaving the building. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service is livestreaming the proceedings from the courthouse. Live feed from the courtroom (Ukrainian Service)

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