Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev is in Minsk ahead of a Eurasian Economic Community (Eurasec) summit where Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan are to form a customs union, RFE/RL's Belarus Service reports.
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has called Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's meeting with members of the Belarusian media "senseless," RFE/RL's Belarus Service reports.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's approval rating has fallen to an eight-month low, a poll said, as faith in Russia's leaders is tested by an economic crisis that has put more than a million people out of work.
As allegations of churlishness continue to ooze out about Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, a newly minted book by a call girl who claims to have bedded down with him offers a reminder of the tight relationship he has with Russia's top dawg.
An Uzbek car industry official says car exports to Russia are continuing normally despite Russian carmakers’ attempts to restrict them, RFE/RL's Uzbek Service reports.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has asked the Prosecutor-General's Office and the Justice Ministry to help investigate lawyer Sergei Magnitsky's recent death in a detention center, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
President Dmitry Medvedev has sacked several senior generals over a series of explosions at an arms depot in central Russia this month in which 10 people were killed.
Two policemen were found beheaded in Russia's Kabardino-Balkaria Republic today, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev held a meeting with Belarusian journalists at his residence in Barvikha on November 23, RFE/RL's Belarus Service reports.
Three Moscow police officers have been arrested and charged with murder after the death of an Abkhaz man, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
Iran can take legal action if Russia refuses to fulfil its commitments to deliver an advanced missile-defense system to the Islamic republic, a senior military official was quoted as saying today.
The Russian Interior Ministry has announced the arrest of three suspected terrorists in Moscow, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.