Khadija Ismayilova was sentenced to seven years, six months in prison by a court in Baku Tuesday.
Russia briefly banned the internet encyclopedia on Monday over a drug-related entry, then lifted the ban after Wikipedia users protested.
Was it in support or opposition to Russia’s ban on Western imports? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Eston Kohver’s trial has become a diplomatic flashpoint as the Baltic states worry about possible Russian intervention.
The Russian president’s latest expedition to the sea floor coincides with the anniversary of Russia’s worst modern submarine disaster, a personal low point for Putin.
After getting a tip from a source, opposition politician Alexei Navalny tracked Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov to a honeymoon in Sardinia, well beyond his modest official means.
The couple have been handed lengthy prison sentences, as the crackdown on civil society in the oil-rich country grows.
Rasim Aliyev’s death after criticizing a prominent local soccer player comes in the worst atmosphere for press freedom in Azerbaijan since its independence.
France and Ukraine have condemned 10 lawmakers for visiting the peninsula, which Russia seized last year.
All is not well in the Mushroom Kingdom.
A groundbreaking new report uses open source information to prove the existence of the furry Russian menace.
A civil litigation NGO was fined nearly $5,300 for being a “foreign agent” after one of its leaders spoke at three U.S. universities.
According to hacked data, the Italian company may be in violation of European Union sanctions.
Kendrick White, who has lived in Russia for more than 20 years, told BuzzFeed News he’s “still trying to wrap my head around the absurdity of what’s happening.”
Dans l’espoir que le drapeau de la Russie remplace l’arc-en-ciel sur les photos de profil Facebook.
Russia’s most famous homophobe wants the country to ban Facebook. Another lawmaker would rather ban him instead.
Photographer Sergey Novikov is documenting amateur fields next to churches and military shipyards ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
The Biblical images put an ironic twist on Sochi’s Olympic slogan — “Hot, Cool, Yours!”
Jared Taylor and Sam Dickson, members of the Council of Conservative Citizens, were flown to St. Petersburg by a pro-Kremlin nationalist party for a shambolic far-right forum in March.
The tiny country has built an image as a modern state on revenues from the world’s third-largest oil field in the Caspian. But how long can it last?