Seven decades after George Kennan articulated the US Cold War policy of containment, a new policy of containment is beginning to take shape in Europe.
Russia's interference in Ukraine is just one sign of a broad attempt to destabilize democracies around the world, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) has told RFE/RL.
Aleksandar Vucic has been sworn in as Serbia's president, taking office amid protests against his increasingly tight grip on power in the Balkan state.
A father and son in Ukraine say their DIY, smartphone-run greenhouse can help make homegrown food more plentiful and affordable.
A volunteer-cum-entrepreneur who helped launch a popular American barbecue restaurant in Moldova's capital, Chisinau, is trying to help other start-ups.
Moscow has ordered five Moldovan and two Estonian diplomats to leave Russia following the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the two countries.
A Moscow court has ruled in favor of Kremlin-connected oligarch Alisher Usmanov in his defamation lawsuit against opposition politician and anticorruption activist Aleksei Navalny.
Unknown assailants have attacked the landlord of Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny's election campaign headquarters in Irkutsk.
Responding to a question about potential Russian hacking of Germany’s forthcoming elections, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the DPA news agency that Russia “is not engaged and doesn’t plan to engage” in hacking, adding, “if [the hackers] are patriotically minded, they may, on their own, contribute their fair share to fight those who speak badly about Russia.” (Russian Service)
The December crash of a Russian military passenger jet plane that killed 92 people, including members of a renowned army musical ensemble, was likely caused by pilot disorientation, Russian media report.
A Russian priest with a taste for lavish cars has landed in the spotlight after a furious letter in his name demanded that a regional news site delete its report about his luxury SUV or face a criminal complaint.
A prosecutor in Chechnya has banned the publication of the French satirical newspaper’s drawings and cartoons on grounds they insult the feelings of believers. The magazine published a caricature of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov in April. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
A Stockholm arbitration court has sided with Ukraine in three preliminary rulings in a long-running dispute between Moscow and Kyiv over natural gas.
Georgia's opposition United National Movement party has called for government resignations amid protests in the Georgian capital over the alleged abduction and forcible return of Azerbaijani investigative journalist Afqan Muxtarli to Baku.
Macedonia's parliament has elected a new center-left coalition government led by former opposition leader Zoran Zaev, ending a six-month political stalemate.
Two leading politicians in Montenegro have fallen victim to Russian pranksters who posed as the president and prime minister of Ukraine in telephone calls last week.
A court in Kazakhstan has convicted prominent actor-director Tunghyshbai Zhamanqulov and handed him a suspended sentence in a politically charged embezzlement case.
Political expert Valery Solovey told RFE/RL that Aleksei Navalny’s chances of competing in Russia’s 2018 presidential election are growing, since “everything the authorities do against [him] turns to his favor” and, come the fall, they may decide that registering his candidacy is the least risky option. (over 40K Views on Russian Service website)