Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has given the go-ahead for the prosecution of two former leaders on charges of crimes against humanity for their roles in the country's deadly anticommunist revolt.
Russian intelligence agencies had been spying on Sergei and Yulia Skripal for at least five years before they were poisoned with a nerve agent, Britain's National Security Adviser Mark Sedwill said on April 13.
The European Union’s ambassador to Russia has returned to Moscow less than three weeks after being recalled by the EU foreign-policy chief amid severe tensions, the EU has confirmed to RFE/RL.
The Russian military says a navy helicopter has crashed during a night training flight, killing both pilots.
Police have searched the house of the mayor of a town near Moscow where a garbage dump has sparked protests by residents angered by the toxic fumes emitted from the site.
A group of Russian State Duma members has proposed banning the import of a raft of U.S. goods and services in response to fresh U.S. sanctions.
Ukrainian authorities say they are investigating a rocket-propelled-grenade attack on a building that houses the offices of two of Ukraine's top independent news outlets in central Kyiv as "hooliganism."
At least 13 Afghan security forces have been killed in suspected Taliban attacks in western Herat Province, officials say.
A Russian court has ordered that access to the Telegram messaging app should be blocked in Russia, state-run media reported.
A court in Moscow has upheld an eight-year prison term for former Russian Economy Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from politics for life, court officials say.
The United States and Russia have sparred at a UN Security Council emergency meeting over possible Western military strikes in Syria as the UN chief called on world powers to "act responsibly" and warned of a new Cold War.