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Most of the members of Ukraine's OBON special-purpose battalion fought against Moscow in the first...

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On the centenary of his birth, we look at the life and legacy of Yuri...

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A disabled Russian college student claims he was abducted by police, tortured, and forced to...

Wider Europe Briefing: NATO Fallout After A Rocket Hits Poland; A Tough Winter For EU-Ukraine Relations

I'm RFE/RL Europe Editor Rikard Jozwiak, and this week I'm drilling down on two major...

Five Takeaways From Kazakhstan’s Presidential Election

Whatever else has changed in Kazakhstan in the last year, space for political opposition is...

The Fight In Serbia Over Chinese-Style Surveillance (Part 1)

What began with a hit-and-run on a Belgrade bridge has grown into a deepening political...

To Keep The Trauma At Bay, Ukrainian Refugee Children Are Given More Time To Play

Months after arriving in the Czech Republic after Russia's invasion of their homeland, children from...

'No Longer Indifferent To Politics': Man Shot In Bloody Kazakh Unrest Boycotts Election, Wants Change

A Kazakh man who was wounded and wrongly accused of taking part in January riots...

The Farda Briefing: Iranian Officials Claim Foreign Enemies Are Plotting A Civil War; Analysts Say Tehran Is To Blame  

Iranian officials claim foreign enemies are plotting a civil war in the country, but analysts...

Serbia's Legal Tug-Of-War Over Chinese Surveillance Technology (Part 2)

While Serbian authorities haven't yet used facial-recognition software, an RFE/RL investigation documented a legally murky...

Somalia Questions Iranian, Pakistani 'Hostages' Found Near Al-Shabaab Territory

Somali police on November 27 launched an investigation after 20 foreigners, who were claiming to...

Kremlin Defends Russian-Led Security Alliance After Criticism By Armenia

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Twenty-Five Ukrainian Soldiers Hospitalized After Bus Crash In Latvia

Twenty-five Ukrainian soldiers and an Estonian soldier were hospitalized after their bus collided with a...

Zelenskiy Says Russians Shelled Kherson Region 258 Times In Past Week

Russian troops shelled Kherson and 30 settlements in the Kherson region 258 times in the...

Pentagon Mulling Cheap, Precision Strike Weapon For Ukraine As Arms Makers Wrestle With Demand

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Russia's Gazprom Says It Won't Reduce Gas Supplies To Moldova, But Reserves The Right To

Russian state gas producer Gazprom withdrew a threat to reduce gas supplies to Moldova starting...

Kazakh Central Election Commission Sets Schedule For January 14 Senate Elections

Kazakhstan's Central Election Commission has approved the election schedule for Senate elections, which will be...

Trial Of Anti-Regime Protesters Opens in Uzbekistan

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Seven Nordic, Baltic Foreign Ministers In Kyiv Despite Russian Air Attacks

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Tech Giant Yandex, Battered By Wartime Censorship, Reorganizes, Moves To Leave Russia

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Agnelli and entire Juventus board resign

The entire board of directors at Juventus, including president Andrea Agnelli, have resigned.

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Steelers fend off last-minute Colts comeback to clinch Monday night win

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More Than Nepotism? New Position For Uzbek Leader's Daughter In The Spotlight

Saida Mirziyoeva’s moves in and out of government have so far been tied to the...

Australia, Netherlands Confirm Citizens Detained In Iran, Access Denied

Australia and the Netherlands have confirmed the arrests of dual nationals in Iran and say...

War Crimes Are Part Of Russia's War Culture, Says Ukrainian Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Committing war crimes has become an integral part of how Moscow wages war and Kyiv...

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A UN rights envoy, international rights groups, and Western governments have condemned a Kyrgyz court's...

Tajikistan Hands Down Five Life Sentences Amid Badakhshan Clampdown

A well-known activist and an ex-commander were among five defendants given life sentences by the...

Lawyers For Kyrgyz Investigative Journalist To Appeal Court Decision To Deport Him To Russia

Lawyers for prominent Kyrgyz investigative journalist Bolot Temirov said they will the appeal to the...

Rights Groups Say Iran Forcing Families To Bury Dead At Night

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The wife of jailed Belarusian activist Ales Byalyatski will accept the Nobel Peace Prize on...

Russia Declares Ex-Mayor, TV Journalist, And Trans Support Group Among 'Foreign Agents'

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A support center for the LGBT community in the capital of the southern Russian Republic...