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THE POWER VERTICAL: That Sovereignty Thing, Again

The sovereignty double standard is deployed again, as Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov tells TASS that Russia has the sovereign right to deploy armaments anywhere on its territory.

House Calls For The Homeless

Yevgeny Kosovskikh hits the streets in his mobile doctor's office every Saturday to show that homeless people in Russia are deserving of "different medicine."

Babushka's Fairy Tales Melt Russian Hearts

Meet the 88-year-old widow who braved the freezing Russian winter to sell her self-published fairy tales on the streets. (Current Time TV)

Understanding The Macedonia Name Dispute

Why have Greece and the Republic of Macedonia been locked in a name dispute for over two decades?


Putin Formally Registered To Seek Fourth Term

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been formally registered as a candidate in Russia's March 18 presidential election.

Russia's Sobchak Brings Presidential Campaign To Washington

Ksenia Sobchak, the Russian TV celebrity, socialite, and daughter of President Vladimir Putin's political mentor, has brought her long-shot campaign for the presidency to Washington.

Navalny Calls For 'Anti-Idiocy' Campaign Over 'Nazi' Photo

Opposition activist Aleksei Navalny has called on supporters to join a so-called anti-idiocy campaign by flooding social media with a historical photograph from 1945 that a Russian court says violates a law against public displays of Nazi symbols.

Washington Renames Street Outside Russian Embassy After Nemtsov

The city council of Washington, D.C. has renamed the street where Russia's embassy is located to honor the memory of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

Russia Expels North Korean Workers From Far East

Russia’s ambassador to North Korea told reporters that his government has begun sending North Korean labor migrants home, in accordance with a UN resolution, despite the expected economic blow to the country’s Far East region. (Current Time TV)

Snowbound: 'Cold War' Threatens As Moscow Fights Back

Authorities in Moscow have pulled out all the stops to cope with "the snowfall of the century."

Russia Repatriates Body Of Su-25 Pilot Killed In Syria

The body of the Russian Air Force pilot who died last week after his plane was shot down over rebel-held territory in Syria has been returned to Russia.

Ukraine's Prosecutor 'Won't Renew' Saakashvili's Curfew

Ukraine's top prosecutor has said that opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili “...has finally begun to appear for questioning,” and that the nightly curfew to which he’s currently subject will not be renewed.

Azerbaijani Lawyer Sanctioned After Describing Police Abuse

The Azerbaijani Bar Association has taken action against a prominent whistle-blowing lawyer who spoke openly about the beating of his client while in custody.

Azerbaijan Opposition To Boycott April Presidential Poll

The head of Azerbaijan’s opposition National Council of Democratic Forces says the coalition will boycott an early presidential election that has been scheduled for April 11 under a decree by President Ilham Aliyev.

EU Lays Out Accession Path For Balkan Countries

The six Western Balkan countries that remain outside the European Union could join the bloc "in our generation," EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said as she laid out a new strategy to integrate the region.

Tajik Election Law Changes Seen Favoring President's Son

The lower chamber of Tajikistan's parliament has approved amendments to the laws on presidential and parliamentary elections that would lower the eligibility age from 35 to 30 for the presidency and legislative posts in the parliament’s upper chamber.

Self-Exiled Uzbeks Urge British Sculptor Not To Create Karimov Statue

A group of self-exiled Uzbek activists has urged British sculptor Paul Day not to erect a statue in Moscow honoring Uzbekistan’s late authoritarian leader, President Islam Karimov.

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