U.S. Ambassador John Sullivan will return to Moscow “this week,” two months after leaving the post amid worsening relations between the United States and Russia, Department of State spokesman Ned Price said on June 21.
The director of Chechnya’s state television has issued death threats against the “enemies” of Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov.
The Russian State Prosecutor's Office has banned the U.S. nongovernmental organization Bard College after labelling it "undesirable."
Tajikistan's Supreme Court has sentenced three police officers to lengthy prison terms on torture charges.
A lawmaker for the ruling United Russia party, Andrei Ledovskoi, has been found dead in his home in Russia's southern region of Stavropol Krai.
Ukraine's controversial tycoon Dmytro Firtash has denied the allegations behind Kyiv's move to impose sanctions on him for selling titanium products that the Ukrainian government believes end up being used by Russian military enterprises.
The British Embassy in Belgrade has denied a report saying it had signed an agreement with the Serbian Defense Ministry on preventing Russia's influence in the Balkan country.
Several Kazakh activists have launched a hunger strike in the country's largest city, Almaty, to demand the cancellation of a court decision to ban the opposition Koshe (Street) party. The June 21 protest was the second day of the hunger strike, w...
The United States has slapped Belarus-related sanctions on 16 individuals and five entities in response to the regime of Alyaksandr Lukashenka's mounting repression against the opposition.
Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi says he backs discussions to revive the 2015 deal regulating its nuclear sector but draws the line at holding direct talks with U.S. President Joe Biden.
A Russian national detained in April in Ukraine's Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula on espionage charges has been transferred to Moscow.
The joint observation mission from the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have concluded that Armenia's early ...
Several Kazakh activists have launched a hunger strike, demanding the cancellation of a court decision to ban the opposition Koshe (Street) party.
UN human rights experts have condemned the continued imprisonment of Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, whose health has “seriously deteriorated” since her arrest three years ago.
Russian officials, grappling to contain a deadly new third wave of coronavirus infections, have reopened a mobile hospital in Moscow as President Vladimir Putin acknowledged the situation in some regions has worsened.
Police have demanded that a court force the former coordinator for jailed opposition politician Aleksei Navalny's team in the Russian city of Yaroslavl to cover the amount of money spent to disperse a rally to support the Kremlin critic in January.
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has said she hoped she would be able to visit China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang this year and be given "meaningful access," amid what she called continued "reports of serious human rights violations" there.
Germany’s authorities say they have arrested a Russian citizen accused of passing sensitive information from a German university to Moscow in return for cash.
Iran's atomic energy body says the country’s sole nuclear power plant has been temporarily shut down over a "technical fault."
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has called for wide-ranging economic sanctions against Belarus ahead of an EU meeting to discuss further measures against the regime of authoritarian ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka.