• EU Criticizes Russia Over Bolotnaya Sentences
    The European Union has criticized the recent convictions and sentencing of six activists involved in the anti-Putin Bolotnaya protests in Moscow in May 2012.
  • Explainer: Moscow's Food War With West Could Hurt Russia Most
    Moscow's ban on food imports isn't just punishing the West for sanctions, it is also punishing Russian consumers with higher prices. We look at how the bans hurt Russians most.
  • Russia's Rogozin To Discuss Trade in Moldova, Visit Transdniester
    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin is expected in Moldova on August 21 amid tension over trade restrictions and the former Soviet republic's tilt toward Europe.
  • Pakistani Deputies Reject Protest Demands Ahead Of Sharif Speech
    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was due to speak to the parliament in Islamabad about the country’s political crisis as thousands of protesters continued to demonstrate near the legislature and call for his resignation.
  • The Rundown -- August 21
    RFE/RL in the Media # Wolfgang Renicke, writing in Project Syndicate, suggests RFE/RL create a Hungarian service  # "Wall Street Journal" Marketwatch cites RFE/RL report about Ramzan Kadyrov's cell phone search # Read Golnaz Esfandiari in Informed Comment about Iranian officials' reaction to an Iranian woman winning a prestigious math prize  # Read Anna Shamanska in the "Atlantic" on Russian TV's efforts to tie...
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