Yesterday’s arrest of renowned theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov shows that the Kremlin will prosecute Russia’s best and brightest for political ends.
As more and more young people become politically active in Russia, Olya has become the face of protest in the conservative North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, where she faces down threats and insults to advocate for women's rights. (more than 155k views on Current Time TV Facebook)
Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) warned journalists with RFE/RL’s investigative program “Schemes” not to publish this video, which reports on the high-market cars driven by SBU staff.
Yevhen Safonov decided to take his 83-year-old grandmother, who has never traveled abroad, on a trip to Paris, after they had a discussion about the former Soviet Union.
A proposal by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine starting on August 23 has received unanimous support from Russia, Germany, France, and the United States.
Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council has rejected reports that Kyiv supplied missile technology to North Korea, saying that such claims amounted to Russian disinformation.
The Vatican's secretary of state is set to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on the third day of his official visit to Russia.
Belarus’s Defense Ministry has invited observers from several countries to the Zapad 2017 joint Belarusian-Russian military exercise that takes place September 14-20 in Belarus, but NATO says such efforts "fall short" of Vienna Document commitments.
A prominent Russian director whose arrest on fraud charges has raised fears of a clampdown has implored a Moscow court not to place him under house arrest on charges he has called "absurd."
Yekaterina Barabash might be precisely the kind of person Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had in mind this week when he accused the United States of trying to stoke a "color revolution" by curbing Russians' access to U.S. visas.
One of Russia’s most famous television personalities has cited a fake article that was falsely attributed to, and debunked by, the British newspaper The Guardian last week..
Activists in Russia are warning that the country faces a dramatic rise in deaths from AIDS because of the government's failure to fund the battle to stop the spread of HIV.
A report published by the U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research entitled, “From Soviets to Oligarchs: Inequality and Property in Russia, 1905-2016” says the value of Russian assets in offshore accounts is about three times higher than the level of the country's foreign exchange reserves.(Russian Service)
On August 23, Belarus’s Academy of Sciences presented the country’s first domestically produced electric car. Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandr Semashko tested it, and said it’s no different from driving an Audi A8. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetian says his government remains “very determined” to sign an agreement on deepening Armenia’s links with the European Union.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev has accepted Prime Minister Sooronbai Jeenbekov's resignation and dismissed the government.