Three years ago Ukraine's Euromaidan protesters took the streets of Kyiv to demand the resignation of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych.
Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributing reporter who faces separatist charges brought by Moscow-backed authorities in Crimea, has said he will file an appeal for the charges against him to be dropped.
Over a thousand demonstrators gathered on February 19 in Homel, the country's second largest city, as public protests against a tax aimed at getting people off welfare spread in Belarus.
Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova has been harassed, stalked, defamed, banned from traveling, and imprisoned. But what Ismayilova says happened to her earlier this month as she spoke to EU lawmakers by video conference may have charted new territory.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife as first vice president, a newly created post that puts her first in line to take over if he dies or is incapacitated.
France and Germany have criticized Moscow's recognition of documents issued by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying the move undermines the peace process in the region.
During a February 21 meeting with the EU’s Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, days after Moscow issued a decree recognizing passports of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pressed for tighter sanctions against Russia. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
A little-known Ukrainian lawmaker is in the spotlight after a report said a peace-for-sanctions-relief proposal that he says he co-authored ended up on the desk of U.S. President Donald Trump's short-lived national security adviser.
Vitaly Churkin, a veteran Soviet and Russian diplomat who served as Moscow’s envoy to the United Nations as its ties with the West plunged to levels unseen since the Cold War, has died at the age of 64.
EU ambassadors are expected to extend asset freezes against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and 15 of his associates for another year.
A court in Austria has overturned a previous court ruling and granted a U.S. request to extradite Ukrainian billionaire Dmytro Firtash to face bribery allegations.
Former Duma deputy Dmitry Gudkov officially announced on February 21 his intention to run for the office of Moscow mayor in 2018 as a "single democratic candidate" nominated by the opposition Yabloko party. (Russian Service)
A Moscow city court has ruled that Demyan Kudryavtsev, the owner of the newspapers Vedomosti and The Moscow Times, gave false information when applying for Russian citizenship seven years ago, a finding that could result in the revocation of his citizenship. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
Across Russia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan, child suicides have become a nearly daily occurrence, encouraged by participation in a ghoulish online "game" driven by Russian-language hashtags including "blue whale" and many others.
Experienced Aeroflot flight attendants say they are being denied the chance to work on international flights, because the carrier wants to use "younger, thinner" staff.
The separatists controlling Azerbaijan's breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region have strengthened their executive leader's powers in a referendum that international observers say was illegal.
Serbia's nationalist president, Tomislav Nikolic, has said he will not run for reelection in the country's upcoming election and will support the candidacy of Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic.
Kyrgyzstan’s first vice premier has said his government has officially demanded that Turkey pay an estimated $3 million in damages caused by the fatal crash of a Turkish cargo plane near Bishkek on January 16. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
The spring draft got under way in Georgia this week under new guidelines intended to ensure that the country's armed forces conform as closely as possible to NATO standards -- even though it has little chance of being invited to join the alliance in the foreseeable future.