A minuscule village on the Volga will not after all stage Russia’s first officially-approved gay parade.
Marjan Sarec followed a career path similar to Italy’s Beppe Grillo, moving from comic to political gadfly.
Ministers failed to follow his directives, Lukashenka rages, as new PM promises to obey his leader to the letter.
Many fear the idea of a land swap will destabilize the Western Balkans.
A notorious football hooligan and the son of a nationalist politician are among those being sought in connection with a mercenary recruitment ring.
Farmers in the teeming Ferghana Valley are highly vulnerable to the effects of rising temperatures.
“Jokes on the internet are not extremism,” says Russian human rights council chairman.
More taxes, pension cuts, and a smaller role for private businesses are in store.
The release is prompting both relief and calls for continued pressure on the government to stop persecuting its critics.
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