Kyrgyz authorities have opened an investigation into corruption at the country’s notorious customs agency, which has been accused of being a conduit for funneling hundreds of millions of dollars out of the country.
Kyrgyz Authorities Announce Probe Into Customs Agency That Was Focus Of RFE/RL Investigation.
Armenia's main opposition party leader has been released on bail nearly a month after his detention in a vote-buying case he calls politically motivated.
Kyrgyzstan's parliament has rushed through a bill to delay a rerun of parliamentary elections, set just a day earlier for December, until after constitutional reforms.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has formally asked the United Nations to condemn the "unprecedented violent crackdown" on journalists as well as censorship in Belarus following a presidential election in August that has triggered nationwide protes...
A lawyer and civil right activist says he has been attacked and severely beaten by unknown assailants in the Russian city of Ulyanovsk.
The Uzbek company Enter Engineering has started paying overdue salaries to workers after they rioted over the back wages owed from the construction of a large gas-to-liquid facility.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says 10 human rights organizations have urged the Turkmen authorities to "immediately and unconditionally release" Pygambergeldy Allaberdyev, a lawyer "imprisoned on bogus charges that appear to be in retaliation for his a...
Russian media says U.S. whistle-blower Edward Snowden has been granted permanent residency by the government.
The democratic opposition in Belarus has been awarded the 2020 Sakharov Prize by the European Parliament.
A court in central Russia is set to consider on October 22 an application for parole of Yan Sidorov, who was sentenced to prison last year for organizing a peaceful protest in 2017.
Acting Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov has announced an "economic amnesty" for former officials who illegally enriched themselves through corruption, just a day after the former deputy chief of the Customs Service, Raimbek Matraimov, was detained a...