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Russia Strikes Syria (RFE/RL Russian Service)
Russia Strikes Syria (RFE/RL Russian Service)


PHOTOGALLERY: Like Father Like Son?

Meet Belarus President Alyaksandr Lukashenko’s son Kolya, age 11.

Uzbek Woman Is (Possibly) The World's Oldest Person

An Uzbek woman, Momojon Romanova, says she was born in 1896. (Current Time TV)


Fact Sheet: Kyrgyzstan's National Elections

RFE/RL's Central Asia blogger Bruce Pannier has spent two weeks traveling in Kyrgyzstan to get a read on the political landscape in the run-up to Sunday’s vote. In this edition of RFE/RLive, an expert panel discussed the players and the issues at stake.

‘Irreproachable' Air Strikes: Russian Media Spin The Syria Offensive

Russia may have taken the world by surprise when it launched airstrikes in Syria, but the media in Moscow, led by Kremlin spinmaster Vladimir Solovyev in a well-orchestrated prime-time show on September 30, were more than ready.

Kadyrov Asks Putin To Send Chechen Troops To Syria

"As a Muslim, as a Chechen, and as a patriot of Russia I request that we are allowed to go there," the Chechen strongman said in an interview with Russian state media. (Current Time TV)

Russians Say Isolation Not A Major Concern

A Levada Center poll finds that 56 percent of Russians are not worried about their country’s isolation from the West. At the same time, 64 percent of respondents are not ready to give up foreign medicine, and 61 percent wouldn’t happily relinquish computer technologies. (Current Time TV)

Moldova Demands The Withdrawal Of Russian Troops From Transnistria

Prime Minister of Moldova Valery Strelets said that his country insists on the withdrawal of Russian troops from the territory of Transnistria and the creation of an international mission to monitor the region. (Current Time TV)

INFOGRAPHIC: Ukraine's Diminishing Air Force

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