A U.S. Army attache’s gifted eye is revealed in this exclusive look at his long-hidden film and photographs.
Coal miners in Ukraine staged a protest in the western city of Lviv, demanding their unpaid wages, as a court considered a case against the company.
Muhammad Bekjon, who spent 18 years in jail, describes the horrors of Uzbekistan's notorious Jaslik prison.
A Kyrgyz woman says she's been living at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport for three months in hopes of recovering her stolen cash after she and her daughter fell victim to a marriage scam.
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbaev advised assembled guests on how to treat women and be chivalrous, ahead of International Women’s Day.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks on issues including the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, economic and energy ties, and efforts to combat terrorism.
During talks in Moscow with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on March 10, Russian President Vladimir Putin said relations are “recovering at a fairly rapid pace." Russia has reportedly lifted a ban on imports of some flowers and vegetables from Turkey that was declared on January 1, 2016, after Turkey’s air force downed a Russian military jet. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed several senior law enforcement officers and told the authorities they must do a better job fighting problems ranging from extremism to teen suicides.
Turkish authorities say four Russians were among the victims of a helicopter crash in Istanbul.
Russian activist Ildar Dadin was briefly detained while protesting in Moscow, two weeks after his release from prison.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, who is also head of the Russian Football Union, says he has been barred from running for reelection to the FIFA Council.
A European Parliament committee has voted to scrap visa requirements for Ukraine in a further step to give Ukrainians easier access to EU countries.
Belarus President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has lashed out at Russia and said that nobody can bring his country "to its knees," his latest salvo during a period of rocky relations with Moscow.
The Moldovan government has warned its officials not to travel to Russia, citing what it calls "humiliating" abuse and harassment by officials from Moscow's security apparatus.
In a March 9 decision, the Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative announced the suspension of Azerbaijan's membership, due to the country’s poor civil and human rights record. The head of Azerbaijan’s delegation to the EITI issued a statement the same day withdrawing the country’s membership in the organization. (in Russian, Azerbaijani Service)
Amnesty International says human rights activists, journalists, and dissidents in Azerbaijan have been targets of cybercampaigns aimed at gaining access to personal information.
The leader of Macedonia's largest ethnic Albanian political party has said the governmental crisis in the country could last "years," and warned parties to avoid turning the divisive issues at the heart of the crisis into an "interethnic problem."
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has signed constitutional amendments transferring some powers from the president to government ministers and lawmakers.
It was not so long ago that Serbian expectations were so high that there was serious speculation that U.S. President Donald Trump might seek to return Kosovo to Serbia.
The release of several political prisoners in Russia recently has prompted speculation that it may signify a thaw. Speaking to RFE/RL, political commentator Gleb Pavlovsky disagreed, saying, “A thaw is when a signal is sent to elites that you cannot fabricate such cases. If they punished investigators and judges in addition to releasing people it would be possible to somehow interpret it as a thaw.” Instead, these recent cases are part of a “pre-election performance” for a mass audience “to show how merciful the president is.” (Russian Service)