20 August 2018
Silly Season in the Russian Countryside Premium

A minuscule village on the Volga will not after all stage Russia’s first officially-approved gay parade.

17 August 2018
Public Outcry Over Animal Rights in Turkey Premium
A stray dog that had its paws and tail severed has sparked a new debate over abuse.
By Cagri Sari
10 August 2018
Tajikistan Insists Islamic State Did Not Kill Western Tourists Premium

Officials are sticking to their original story, blaming the attack on a domestic Islamist party.

10 August 2018
Russians Rally Against Pension Reform Premium

Few policies have aroused more fury in recent years than the decision to raise the retirement age.

31 July 2018
Dushanbe Blames Deadly Tourist Attack on Home-Grown Terrorists Premium

ISIS has also claimed responsibility for Sunday’s killings of Western cyclists.

27 July 2018
Kremlin Tries to Lure Wealthy Exiles Home Premium

Criminal investigations could be lifted if corrupt entrepreneurs – and their capital – come home, according to reports.



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