‘It was their lives or his’. Leading women's rights attorney Mari Davtyan explains the domestic violence case that's bringing Russians out into the streets

‘It was their lives or his’. Leading women's rights attorney Mari Davtyan explains the...

In mid-June, Russia’s Investigative Committee released its final draft of the charges against Krestina, Angelina, and Maria Khachaturyan. In a case that has lasted about a year so far, the sisters are facing...
Ukrainian Cabinet Submits IMF-Required Bill On Banks To Parliament

Ukrainian Cabinet Submits IMF-Required Bill On Banks To Parliament

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has submitted to parliament a revised bill on banking regulations needed to meet requirements set by the International Monetary Fund for a new lending package as the country’s feeble...
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Russia to send military help to Italy * EPeak World News

Top Mexican official warns coronavirus crisis could last until OctoberJude Webber reports from Mexico CityMexico’s coronavirus tally rose to 251 confirmed and 697 suspected cases on Saturday with two deaths as the health...
Russia Reports Spike In Cases; Pakistan Halts Domestic Passenger Flights

Russia Reports Spike In Cases; Pakistan Halts Domestic Passenger Flights

The global death toll from the coronavirus has almost reached 19,000 with more than 425,000 infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory...
Russian Shops Test Facial-Payment Technology, Possible Rollout In 2020

Russian Shops Test Facial-Payment Technology, Possible Rollout In 2020

Russia is testing facial-payment technology at supermarkets and could roll it out on a large scale by the middle of the year. VTB, Russia's second-largest lender, is testing the technology in the Lenta supermarket...
Turkmen Food Prices Skyrocket Amid 'Antivirus' Measures

Turkmen Food Prices Skyrocket Amid ‘Antivirus’ Measures

ASHGABAT -- Food prices have reached record highs in the Turkmen capital in recent days as the government has restricted entry into Ashgabat amid apparent government efforts to prevent the spread of the...
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Russia puts surveillance, AI on guard against virus threats * EPeak World News

Russia has launched hi-tech systems that monitor social media for “fake news” on the coronavirus and spot empty supermarket shelves, while an app will provide free telemedicine consultations, officials said Tuesday.President Vladimir...
Abkhazia Pushes Forward With Presidential Vote Despite Coronavirus Anxiety

Abkhazia Pushes Forward With Presidential Vote Despite Coronavirus Anxiety

Voters in Abkhazia are going to the polls to choose a new leader for the breakaway Georgian region, as election organizers push forward despite anxiety over coronavirus. The March 22 rerun vote is the...
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