The Russian human rights group Memorial estimates that the number of political prisoners jailed in Russia has reached almost 200.
Freedom House ranked 65 selected countries according to the level of their Internet and digital freedom, considering limits on content, obstacles to access, and violations of user rights.
More than 40 countries grant nationality or citizenship to babies born on their territory.
Ten European countries are currently led by women as either president or prime minister.
The “largest NATO exercise since the end of the Cold War” brings together around 50,000 participants from 31 countries.
The approval rating of Russian President Vladimir Putin has fallen to 66 percent, close to his lowest rating ever.
These are the places where the wealthy elite hold the biggest share of all their country's wealth.
On March 4, 2018, the former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in England with the nerve agent Novichok. Britain blames Moscow. Here's whom Russians blame for carrying out the attack.
Despite deadly militant attacks in which dozens of people were killed, as well as delays caused
by technical and organizational problems, voter turnout increased in 2018 parliamentary elections.
Signed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty banned these missiles:
Between 2016 and 2017, Russia exported over $13 billion worth of heavy military equipment. These were the buyers.
Of the $5.7 billion worth of property purchased with suspicious wealth, more than 20 percent belongs to Russians.