• Russian Court Leaves Ukrainian Pilot Jailed
    A court in the Russian city of Voronezh on July 25 upheld the detention of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko accused of complicity in the murder of two Russian journalists in Ukraine. The court rejected an appeal filed by Savchenko's lawyers who asked the court to release her on bail. Savchenko participated in the hearing via videolink from her detention facility. Security guards removed a woman protester after she unfolded a Ukrainian flag in the courtroom. (RFE/RL's Russian Service)
  • Russia Raises Key Interest Rate Amid Ukraine Tensions
    Russia's central bank has unexpectedly raised its main interest rate in a bid to stem inflation and support the ruble amid tensions over Ukraine.
  • Family Disputes Daghestani Man's Official Cause Of Death
    Relatives of a man found dead in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Daghestan say he was kidnapped and killed and did not die in an explosion as officials say.
  • Now You See It, Now You Don't: Rewriting The Ukraine Crisis
    Getting the story straight on Ukraine is already hard. But the task is made even more difficult by information posted on the Internet that is subsequently "disappeared."
  • Iranians Rally In Support Of Palestinians
    Iranians rallied nationwide on July 25 in a show of support for Palestinians as Israel pursues its military campaign in the Gaza Strip.
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