U.S. military think tank says Russian forces would defeat NATO in less than three days should a war break out in the Baltics region.
Free speech case brings out Astana’s uneasiness over rising nationalism in both the Kazakh and Russian communities.
Veteran human rights activist Marina Cherenkova detained in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, reports say.
This will be the International Criminal Court’s first inquiry into accusations of abuses by Russia, which is not a member of the court and is conducting its own investigation.
The refusal of Russia and Belarus to cooperate over an investigation into civilian deaths during Lithuania’s pro-independence push in 1991 means that most defendants are being tried in absentia.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili rejects Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov’s claim of a significant Islamic State presence in the mountain gorge bordering Chechnya.
First Hungary, now Poland is lurching toward illiberalism. The Czechs must decide what to do about it. From Respekt.
Serikzhan Mambetalin and Yermek Narymbaev jailed for ‘inciting national discord,’ barred from engaging in civic activities for five years.
After moving to take greater control of the judiciary and state media, draft surveillance bill marks another step towards Orwellian – or Orbanistic – authoritarian state, say protesters.