An Azeri reporter trapped in Ukraine claims he narrowly escaped an attempt to abduct him and send him back to Azerbaijan, where prison may await.
He wasn’t the only one who thought so. With the outcome of Russia’s presidential election a foregone conclusion, many Russians were less than eager to vote.
Few Russians expect President Vladimir Putin to relinquish the reins altogether in 2024, when he faces term limits. But can he find a way to retain power without losing his legitimacy?
As Russians handed Vladimir Putin a new presidential term, opponents Aleksei Navalny and Ksenia Sobchak held a bitter exchange on live video.
Ballot-stuffing, ballot-eating, mob attacks, and more. Here are some of the more shocking shenanigans in a Russian election day that was full of them.
Foreign films will be a lot less revealing in Tajikistan now that sex and nudity will be edited out.
A surge of cyberattacks has officials in the aspiring EU member on high alert with a presidential election campaign set to begin.
An effort by Kabul street artists to memorialize a prominent Hezb-e Islami victim is quickly defaced by masked men, prompting an outcry.
Russia's final presidential debate ahead of the March 18 election ended in fitting style: a candidate threatening to beat up an opponent.
A Russian website lets users pretend to be an official in charge of mobilizing voters. But turnout is no joke for the Kremlin.
It isn't just Russia's presidential election that can be characterized as "without alternatives." That is the nature of the entire political atmosphere in the country Vladimir Putin has ruled for nearly two decades.
With millions of iPhone users in Iran, it was pretty clear that an interruption of access to the App Store for software wouldn't go unnoticed.