Ukraine’s Security Service Chief spoke “officer to officer” with the head of the FSB, accusing Russia’s security services of organizing terrorist attacks in Odesa, Kharkiv, Kherson, and other Ukrainian cities.
Tens of thousands gathered in Grozny, the capital of the Russian republic of Chechnya, to protest what they are calling a “genocide” against members of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Burma, also known as Myanmar.
A court in Moscow rejected a request for bail by Russian theater director Kirill Serebrennikov, who has been under house arrest on charges of embezzling around $1 million in state arts funding.
Racers from around the region came to the Ukrainian town of Uzhhorod for the Eastern European Cup Drone Racing Championships.
Uzbeks said their farewells to Islam Karimov, the country’s first president, one year ago. Karimov, who ruled the country for over 20 years, was called "doda" (father) by many. (over 455K views on Current Time TV Facebook)
Azerbaijan's ruling elite has operated a secret $2.8 billion slush fund for two years to pay off European politicians and make luxury purchases, according to an investigative report published by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project.
A Russian campaign to support the beleaguered Rohingya Muslims of Burma, also known as Myanmar, was born over the weekend.
Russian lawmakers are considering new legislation that would enable the deportation of foreigners deemed to be interfering in the country's internal affairs, and impose criminal penalties on “undesirable” Russian citizens
Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country reserves the right to demand further reductions in the number of U.S. diplomatic staff inside the country, but will not immediately call for further cuts.
Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Elchenko told RFE/RL that Ukraine supports a new investigation into the development of North Korea’s missile potential, adding that the Security Council had not discussed reporting by the New York Times linking North Korea’s successful missile test to rocket technologies from Ukraine. (Ukrainian Service)
Russian President Vladimir Putin has voiced opposition to further sanctions on North Korea, and criticized what he called "military hysteria" following Pyongyang's sixth nuclear bomb test, saying it could lead to catastrophe.
Ukraine’s Justice Ministry has reportedly received a request from the Georgian Prosecutor-General's office to arrest and extradite Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, on charges of embezzlement and abuse of authority. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
A French court is set to begin hearing a lawsuit by Azerbaijan's government against two French broadcast journalists it accuses of defamation, in a case described by a media watchdog as an attempt by Baku to "export its censorship to France."
Under the new regulations effective September 5, the Uzbek som will no longer be pegged to the U.S. dollar, while restrictions on the amount of foreign currency individuals and companies can buy will be abolished.
Two human rights groups say homeowners and residents in Turkmenistan's capital have had to endure "massive housing violations" ahead of this month's Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.