A ceremony was held in Prague to launch the Boris Nemtsov Center for the Study of Russia.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that U.S. President Donald Trump wants mutually beneficial and pragmatic relations with Moscow.
In Russia's remote arctic north, the only doctor for miles around makes perilous crossings of icy rivers in a handmade vehicle to visit patients -- all in a day's work.
The Kremlin expressed "cautious optimism" about the prospects for improved relations with the United States following a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Vice President Mike Pence expressed the Trump administration's "unwavering support" for Ukraine's sovereignty in a meeting with the country's foreign minister on May 10.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has criticized what he called a "destabilizing" Russian military buildup near the Baltic states, as officials said the United States was considering deploying Patriot missiles in the region for military drills later this year.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on May 10 rejected Russia's request to lift a ban on new loans, prompting Moscow to say it will look to banks led by China for funding.
A Czech court has postponed an extradition hearing for a Russian man wanted on U.S. charges of hacking and data theft.
A Russian court has handed a suspended sentence to a blogger after convicting him of inciting hatred and insulting the feelings of religious believers with YouTube videos, including one showing him playing Pokemon Go in a church.
Five LGBT activists, including one Italian citizen, have been detained in Moscow while trying to collect and bring petitions about the abuse of gay men in Chechnya to the office of the Prosecutor General. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
Ukraine's central bank says its deputy governor, Yakiv Smoliy, will temporarily take charge on May 11, replacing Governor Valeria Hontareva, who submitted her resignation to President Petro Poroshenko on April 10.
Protesters in Georgia are calling on the government to improve safety at workplaces after four coal miners plunged to their deaths in a mine shaft.
Kosovo's government collapsed after a no-confidence motion in parliament on May 10, which means a snap election will be held after more than a year of political crisis in the Balkan country.
Czech prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for founding member of the Russian dissident art collective Voina, Oleg Vorotnikov.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein is in Uzbekistan on the first visit by a UN human rights chief to the Central Asian country since it gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
A local imam in Turkmenistan's southwestern Balkan Province wants the portraits of the dead often etched into their tombstones removed.
Recent changes within the advisory ranks of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov appear to be a direct response to the alleged plot to assassinate him a year ago, and may affect the balance of power within his entourage.