• After Detention And Torture, Donetsk Artist's Work Turns Grim
    The Donetsk street artist best known for his satirical depiction of a suicidal separatist commander is now working on a more serious comic book based on his time as a captive of pro-Russian separatists.
  • Russian Rights Ombudsperson Slams EU Over Ukraine Silence
    Russia's human rights ombudsperson has sharply criticized the European Union for "ignoring human suffering" in eastern Ukraine.
  • Australia To Send Special Forces To Iraq
    Australia's foreign minister said on October 19 she had reached a deal with Baghdad for the deployment of about 200 special forces to support Iraqi troops in their fight against Islamic State (IS) militants.
  • Albanian PM's Visit To Serbia Postponed After Soccer Brawl
    A planned historic visit by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama to Serbia has been postponed for next month after political tensions soared following a brawl at a soccer match between the two countries.
  • Moscow Activists To Protest Savchenko Treatment
    By RFE/RL A group of Russian human rights activists plans to protest against the trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured in eastern  Ukraine and was brought to Russia to face charges of participating in the killing of two Russian journalists. The protest on October 20, which will take the form of a series of one-person pickets to avoid violating Russia's strict laws on public gatherings, is being organized through social networks.  Savchenko is...
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