The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged the Russian authorities “to stop censoring news outlets” that report on the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
CPJ Calls On Russia To Stop Censoring News Outlets Reporting On COVID-19.
An Afghan rights commission says that on average 16 civilians have been killed or wounded every day across the country in the first half of 2020.
Russia's Duma has approved the first reading of an extremism bill primarily aimed at targeting any discussion or criticism of Moscow's annexation of Crimea.
Hundreds of demonstrators have renewed their peaceful protest in Russia's Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk, demanding the release of the region's governor.
Romania's highest court has confirmed that former Prime Minister Victor Ponta plagiarized large parts of his doctoral dissertation.
A roundup of COVID-19 developments in RFE/RL's broadcast regions.