Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin says he will respond to the defensive missile system the United States and its partners are building in Eastern Europe, because it threatens Russia’s security. The Russian president said strong “counter-measures” will be enacted to the … Continue reading Russia Will Respond to US Missile Shield in Europe
Tajikistan is holding a referendum on amendments to the constitution that are expected to strengthen the grip on power of President Emomali Rahmon. The May 22 referendum includes 41 proposed amendments to the constitution. Voters can either vote “yes” or … Continue reading Referendum To Tighten Grip On Power Of Tajik Leader
Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny and several members of his Anticorruption Foundation (FBK) were attacked by Cossacks at an airport in the southern Black Sea resort city of Anapa on May 17. Videos show Navalny and about 30 FBK members … Continue reading Russian Opposition Leader Navalny, Supporters Attacked By Cossacks
Children of Uzbekistan’s elite have bought property in Latvia, given birth in the Baltic country, and allegedly used its banks to handle millions of dollars in bribes. While more than 1,500 Uzbeks have taken advantage of Latvia’s controversial “golden visa” … Continue reading Children Of Uzbekistan’s Elite Find A Playground In Latvia
While Russian lawmakers are busy changing the country’s election laws in preparation for parliamentary elections this year, the lower house of parliament is due this month to consider whether President Vladimir Putin’s new National Guard should be allowed to shoot … Continue reading Will New Russian Force Be ‘Putin’s Personal Army’?