A prominent Kremlin-connected nationalist ideologue said he was briefly detained at the Greek border and told he was being denied entry into the European Union despite not being on an EU sanctions list.
Security services in Kyrgyzstan say they have arrested another member of an opposition group.
Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny and five members of his foundation have been attacked by a group of Cossacks at an airport in southern Russia.
A Georgian court has sentenced five former Defense Ministry officials to seven years each on charges of financial mismanagement.
Tajik lawmakers have expressed concern about deadly clashes between workers at a Moscow cemetery that left three Tajiks dead during the weekend.
RFE/RL's Crimean news desk, Krym.Realii, has welcomed Moscow's decision to unblock its news website in Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea.
Russia-backed Crimean authorities have detained four Crimean Tatars on suspicion of being members of an Islamic group that is banned in Russia.
Pro-Russian authorities in Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula have blocked access to RFE/RL's Crimea news website, Krym.Realii.
Heavy rains in Tajikistan have caused floods and mudslides that have damaged homes and led to the evacuation of hundreds of people across the country.
Georgia has launched joint military exercises with the United States and Britain.
The son of a former Pakistani prime minister who was rescued in Afghanistan has been flown home after first being handed over to Pakistani officials in Kabul.
Pro-Russian politicians in Moldova have stepped up their opposition to government plans to invite U.S. troops and military hardware to the World War II anniversary festivities in the capital on May 9.