Eleven skinheads in St. Petersburg have been found guilty of hate crimes, including murder.
A glamorous blue-blood will marry her Russian oligarch fiance later this year, capping a fairy-tale romance.
About 150 people in northeastern Uzbekistan have held a rally to protest the arrest of a local activist.
Some of Uzbekistan's richest people are being detained and there is a great amount of speculation as to why. Bankers, factory owners, football club owners, and more are being rounded up by Uzbek authorities.
The U.S. State Department says in its annual human rights report that many governments worldwide continued to perpetrate grave rights violations.
Gender quotas exist throughout Central Asia, where women enjoyed equal rights and opportunities with men during the Soviet past. But not everyone is convinced this is a good thing.
One of the most prestigious libraries in Central Asia has been forced to move, potentially endangering some of its ancient and rare documents.
An Uzbek citizen has been shot dead near the Airybaz checkpoint on the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
The Kara-Suu checkpoint on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan has been closed.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has sacked the country's top education officials.
Kyrgyz human rights activist Nematillo Botakoziev has been reported missing in Dushanbe.
Evidence has emerged that an anti-AIDS campaigner in Uzbekistan was sentenced to seven years in prison after authorities deemed his brochure incompatible with local traditions.