Anastasia Zotova married Ildar Dadin in a Russian detention facility where he was held for taking part in unauthorized protests. For the next year, she fought for his release amid reports that he was being tortured.
Children performed a Russian song of war at a ceremony in Sevastopol on March 18 marking the third anniversary of the annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula by Moscow.
Police tried to clear demonstrators from the streets the Armenian capital, Yerevan, on March 20 as protests over the death of activist Artur Sarkisian carried into a fifth day.
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon showed off his dance moves while attending Norouz celebrations marking the arrival of spring.
A lawyer representing the family of the deceased Russian whistle-blower Sergei Magnitsky has been hospitalized in Moscow with serious injuries after falling several stories.
In a March 22 session, 232 members of Ukraine’s parliament approved a resolution calling on the U.S. Congress to sign a defense agreement with Ukraine and grant it the status of a major non-NATO ally. (Ukrainian Service)
Paul Manafort is under scrutiny again after a Ukrainian lawmaker released documents he says show that U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman went to great lengths to hide $750,000 tied to his work for former President Viktor Yanukovych.
A major new investigative report has detailed how at least $20 billion was moved out of Russia between 2010 and 2014 in what it describes as a massive money-laundering scheme.
Valery Rashin, a Communist party deputy in the Russian State Duma, has submitted a request to the Kremlin’s Investigative Committee to probe allegations of corruption linked to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
A firebrand nationalist Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov has called for a criminal investigation of the Freemasons, saying the fraternal organization is engaging in illegal political activity.
A student at Moscow State University says he was beaten and interrogated by the Federal Security Service after he exposed a makeshift Ukrainian flag on the third anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Tamara Grechukhina has sought to learn the truth about her great-grandfather, an agent for Soviet leader Josef Stalin’s secret police, who was executed in 1939.
Ukraine's central bank said on March 21 that a blockade of separatist-controlled eastern territories will hit the country’s economy harder than previously expected.
Belarus President Alyaksandr Lukashenka announced on March 21 that about 20 armed militants who were planning "an armed provocation" in Belarus had been apprehended.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has written to the leaders of the U.S. Senate urging them to approve Montenegro's bid to join NATO.
Lawyers for former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic are seeking his provisional release from detention in The Hague on medical grounds, and say that Moscow has guaranteed he will be returned to custody if he is sent to Russia for treatment.
Residents of the village of Yntymak are asking the Kyrgyz government to seek the relocation of a Soviet-era military training ground in neighboring Uzbekistan, just 300 meters away.
The only son of Turkmenistan's longtime president has become a senior lawmaker at the parliament in Ashgabat.