Eastern Europe & Russia

23 March 2018
Belarus Sticks to Death Penalty Over Europe’s Displeasure

More than 400 convicts have been put to death since 1990, rights activists say.

23 March 2018
Harassment Claims Hit Senior Russian Parliamentarian

Leading Russian independent media refuse to report from parliament as long as journalists’ sexual harassment claims are not treated seriously.

22 March 2018
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: At Russian Polling Stations

Putin supporters were lured to the polls with offers of food, cancer screenings, and the chance to win big prizes.

22 March 2018
Superpower Chess Games in Central Asia

Washington may be giving up on Kyrgyzstan, China ups its game in Tajikistan, and both keep a watchful eye on Moscow.

21 March 2018
The Secret Compound

As details about illegal detentions in eastern Ukraine emerge, so do questions about the accountability of those who ordered them. From Hromadske.

By Anastasia Stanko, Anna Tokhmakhchi, and Anastasia Kanariova
20 March 2018
War Hero Accused of Plotting to Destroy Ukrainian Parliament
Nadezhda Savchenko fires back, says government is responsible for the disasters in the east, plans presidential run.


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