A new push by Britain to uncover the true owners of pricey foreign-owned real estate in the country could shine a spotlight on scores of business and political elites from the former Soviet Union.
China’s biggest oil and gas producer says it is planning to start laying a second domestic oil pipeline in June that will allow increasing Russian crude supplies.
Dozens of Russian athletes who competed at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, including at least 15 medal winners, were part of a “state-run doping program,” The New York Times has reported.
Scandal is brewing around Russia's entry to the Eurovision Song Contest after an old interview emerged in which the singer admits he is not a fan of Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
As presidential inspections of Russian military equipment go, this was not a good one.
In a week where Russia spared no expense in celebrating victory in World War II, Moscow also enjoyed another propaganda coup when Western news outlets seemed inclined to report exactly what the Kremlin wanted them to in Syria.
Two U.S. congressmen have introduced legislation aimed to establish government strategy aimed at combating “foreign disinformation campaigns” they say are being waged by Russia and China.
A court in Ukraine has sentenced a blogger who had campaigned to allow conscientious objectors not to fight against Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east.
The Moscow Helsinki Group is 40 years old on May 12. Here are some of the milestone moments of one of the leading avenues for exposing human rights abuses in the Soviet Union and subsequently Russia.
Ukraine's ombudswoman Valeria Lutkovska urged the country’s authorities on May 12 to shut down a Kyiv-based website for "violating Ukrainian laws on information and personal data."
The Moscow Helsinki Group, one of Russia's top human rights organizations, turned 40 on May 12. Co-founder Lyudmila Alekseyeva looks back at its early days in the Soviet Union and how founding the group shaped her life.
Russia-backed Crimean authorities have detained four Crimean Tatars on suspicion of being members of an Islamic group that is banned in Russia.