More than 400 convicts have been put to death since 1990, rights activists say.
Leading Russian independent media refuse to report from parliament as long as journalists’ sexual harassment claims are not treated seriously.
Putin supporters were lured to the polls with offers of food, cancer screenings, and the chance to win big prizes.
Washington may be giving up on Kyrgyzstan, China ups its game in Tajikistan, and both keep a watchful eye on Moscow.
As details about illegal detentions in eastern Ukraine emerge, so do questions about the accountability of those who ordered them. From Hromadske.
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