Moscow residents reacted to Donald Trump's stunning victory in the U.S. presidential election. Some said they hoped he would improve relations between the U.S. and Russia.
Residents of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, had mixed feelings about Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election, with some reflecting upon his perceived pro-Russian positions.
RFE/RL was allowed to examine the site of a newly completed container that will enclose the fourth energy block of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which exploded on April 26, 1986. (in Ukrainian)
Australian artist Guido van Helten completed a large-scale mural in Avdiyivka, an eastern Ukrainian town where fighting continues between Russia-backed separatists and government troops.
For most of his rule, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been seeking to overturn the post-Cold War international order. With Americans’ election of Donald Trump, the Kremlin leader now appears to have taken a giant leap toward that goal.
There was jubilation among many allies of President Vladimir Putin's Kremlin at the news of Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential elections, while some politicians predicted the stunning result would have little effect on badly strained U.S. ties.
Ukrainians have expressed disbelief and worry in response to the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States.
In a November 10 Facebook post, the Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to provide Ukraine with the "diplomatic, technical, and military support" to fight Russia's aggression.
Russian-backed authorities in Crimea are nearly unanimous in their belief that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will recognize the peninsula as belonging to Russia, although local Communist party chief Leonid Grach expects him to uphold current U.S. policy. (in Russian)
Amid the thicket of endorsements and criticism, there was also the view that the election was a triumph of democracy: “Is it possible to imagine a situation in Russia where the current government, the media, and the elites support one candidate, but a different one wins?” (in Russian)
RFE/RL compiled examples of mostly Russian politicians and celebrities - including Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Philip Kirkorov, Nikolai Valuev, and even Mikheil Saakashvili - who have scoured their photo albums to find pictures of them together with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. (in Russian, Current Time TV)
Russian Major General Aleksandr Prokopchukhas, who was the head of Interpol's National Central Bureau in Moscow, has been named a vice president for Interpol’s European operations.
Russia's Federal Security Service says it has apprehended three suspected members of a Ukrainian "sabotage-terrorist group" in Russian-annexed Crimea.
The Ukrainian firm Pavlograd has produced a new land-to-land type rocket with a range of 500km, currently for export only. (in Ukrainian)
Almost one year after their release from prison, Leyla and Arif Yunus, Azerbaijan’s prominent husband-and-wife team of human rights defenders, have resumed their advocacy work from their new home in the Netherlands.
In a speech marking his first 100 days in office, Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria announced plans for reform of the country's army, air force, and air-defenses.
EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn says that a Western Balkans single market can be possible within two or three years if there is political will in the region.
The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe says it had obtained information about possible attacks on large public gatherings in Tajikistan and its border crossings with Afghanistan.
Commenting on Donald Trump’s anti-establishment win, Russian political analyst Masha Lipman told RFE/RL, “All old expectations, old ideas about the interests and policies of the world’s leading countries no longer work.” (in Russian)