Angry passengers have revolted at Moscow's Domodedovo airport, as freezing rain and power cuts disrupted flights for a second day.
More than a hundred civil servants have rallied in Yerevan to protest against the government's decision to liquidate a division of the State Social Security Service employing them.
Tajikistan's Education Ministry has ordered an Iranian school under supervision of the Iranian Embassy in Dushanbe to dismiss all Tajik and Afghan pupils.
Tajikistan's State National Security Committee has confirmed that four Tajik citizens have been extradited from Afghanistan, including two fugitives from a mass jailbreak four months ago.
Russia's Foreign Ministry says Belarus should release all Russian citizens detained during the December 19 demonstrations in Minsk following that country's controversial presidential election.
As the list of former Ukrainian officials in trouble with the law grows, the opposition and human rights activists say the law is being used randomly to punish or scare opponents of the government.
Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat has formally announced the resignation of the country's government, one day before the first session of a new parliament following elections in November.
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has approved the establishment of a special tribunal to investigate allegations of fraud in September's parliamentary elections.
A logging company has dropped a lawsuit against campaigners protesting plans to build a highway through Khimki forest near Moscow.
Pakistani intelligence officials say suspected U.S. missile strikes have killed at least 15 militants in a tribal region along the Afghan border.
Kazakhstan's Central Election Commission has endorsed an effort by supporters of President Nursultan Nazarbaev to extend his term in office until 2020.
The United States and Germany have led world condemnation over the new conviction in a Moscow court of Kremlin critic and former Yukos oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.