Citing a "confrontational" Russian President Vladimir Putin, two U.S. lawmakers say the time has come for the United States to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons to better defend itself against Moscow-backed separatists.
Russia's Supreme Court ordered the release of political activist Ildar Dadin after throwing out a conviction that he participated in multiple unsanctioned protests.
Ukrainian activists marched through the center of Kyiv to honor protesters who were killed in antigovernment demonstrations three years ago.
Residents of the Russian region of Ingushetia are commemorating the victims of the Soviet Union's 1944 deportation of Ingush and Chechens from the North Caucasus.
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife, Mehriban, the "first vice president," further consolidating his family's 24-year grip on power.
Russia has embraced the buzzword "fake news" to dismiss coverage it considers unfair or flat-out wrong -- even as Western governments accuse Moscow of exploiting false and misleading news for political gain. Now it's launched a project aimed at refuting reports it deems "false."
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was satisfied he has established a dialogue with U.S. President Donald Trump's administration despite concerns in Kyiv that Trump might sacrifice ties with Ukraine in favor of a closer relationship with Russia.
An elusive Ukrainian associate of Paul Manafort says he briefed the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump about Ukraine during last year's presidential race.
Russia's defense minister says a replica of the German Reichstag will be built at a military-theme park outside Moscow so that young cadets can emulate their Red Army forebears who seized the iconic building in the 1945 Soviet offensive on Nazi Berlin.
Baku has added three members of the European Parliament and several European researchers to its international wanted list over their visits to Azerbaijan's breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region.
China’s Zhejiang Asia Building Decoration Ltd, which designs and builds luxury hotels and residential complexes, has signed a contract with Tajikistan Asia Construction Ltd to buy 67 percent of its shares, and announced plans to invest $170 million in Tajikistan’s economy. (Tajik Service)
Senior Kremlin official Sergey Kirienko convened a meeting on Feb. 17 with representatives of ten influential, Russian media outlets, including TV Rain, TASS, Vedomosti, and Kommersant, to discuss the status of St. Isaac's Cathedral, upcoming presidential elections, and appointments of Russian governors, and to issue instructions on coverage. (over 65k views on Russian Service website)