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Azerbaijan's Central Election Commission Prepares For Elections (RFE/RL Azerbaijani Service)
Azerbaijan's Central Election Commission Prepares For Elections (RFE/RL Azerbaijani Service)


Ukrainian Nationalists March In Kyiv

Activists from several Ukrainian nationalist factions marched in the capital on October 14 in honor of Defenders' Day, a newly recognized holiday honoring those who have aided the country's independence.

TV Comic Conan O'Brien On Armenian Tour

RFE/RL spoke to O'Brien in Yerevan about his trip to Armenia to film an episode of his late-night show with the help of his Armenian-American assistant, Sona Movsesian, and his visit to the country’s genocide memorial.

The Daily Vertical: Putin's Good Little Mini-Me

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded his prime minister a medal for service to the fatherland.


Russians See Strikingly Different Picture Of MH17

In an attempt to push back against the news coming out of the Netherlands, Russian media moved headlines that seemed aimed at absolving Moscow of any blame for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane.

Elections In Belarus Are Over - And Electricity Tariffs Rise

Belarus announced short and medium term increases in electricity tariffs as part of an effort to stabilize the country’s currency and boost its competitiveness. (In Belarusian)

High School Students In Belarus To Read Alexievich

Belarus has announced that the work of Nobel Prize writer Svetlana Alexievich will become a mandatory part of the country’s high-school curriculum. (Current Time TV)

Turkmen Officials Face Much Different U.S. Meeting

Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov is leading a delegation to Washington for annual bilateral talks on October 15, but unlike in previous years, this time Turkmenistan needs help.

The Real Story Of The Weeping Suicide Bomber

A suicide bomber whose last moments were filmed in a disturbing propaganda video last month has been identified as Babur Israilov, a 21-year-old citizen of Kyrgyzstan.

Georgia’s Former Ruling Party Pushes For Pre-term Elections

Georgia’s United National Movement, formerly led by Mikheil Saakashvili and resoundingly defeated in 2012, has launched a campaign demanding the resignation of the current government and pre-term parliamentary elections.

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