People In Turkmenistan Detained Just For Standing At ATMs

People In Turkmenistan Detained Just For Standing At ATMs

TURKMENABAT, Turkmenistan -- Police in Turkmenistan's eastern region of Lebap are detaining people who are standing in long lines at ATMs, desperately to try to get money amid cash shortages.RFE/RL correspondents in the...
Trump Picks Career Diplomat Degnan As New Envoy To Georgia

Trump Picks Career Diplomat Degnan As New Envoy To Georgia

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate career diplomat Kelly Degnan as the new U.S. ambassador to Georgia, a post that has been vacant for nearly a year and a...
Kazakh Picketers Demand Revision Of 'Wrongful Court Rulings'

Kazakh Picketers Demand Revision Of ‘Wrongful Court Rulings’

NUR-SULTAN -- About a dozen people from across Kazakhstan held single-person protests in Nur-Sultan against what they called unjust court rulings.The men and women, many of them frustrated and angry, separately picketed the...
Fifteen Years On, Beslan Victims Still Demand 'A Worthy Investigation'

Fifteen Years On, Beslan Victims Still Demand ‘A Worthy Investigation’

MOSCOW -- On September 1, 2004, School No. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, welcomed children back after the summer break. There were nerves and excitement as a crowd of 1,128 parents, teachers, and...
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Kamala Harris’ Energy Plan Is Exactly What Putin Needs To Make Russia Dangerous Once...

Russian President Vladimir Putin could very well be a direct beneficiary of the environmental plans Sen. Kamala Harris pledged to implement if she were elected commander in chief in 2020.President Donald Trump has...
A young protester shouting as he is blocked by riot police in Moscow in June.

Fearless Generation in Russia Stands Up to the Kremlin * EPeak World News

September 11, 2019  01:49 PMOn a recent, pleasantly warm Tuesday evening in Moscow, a group of people was standing in front of the Basmanny District Court, and the young faces were smiling happily....
Uzbek Men Reportedly Detained, Forced To Shave Beards

Uzbek Men Reportedly Detained, Forced To Shave Beards

TASHKENT -- Uzbek security officials have come under fire after allegedly detaining dozens of males at a local market in Tashkent and shaving their beards before releasing them.A vendor at the Malika market...
Turkmenistan, Iran, Belarus Among World's 'Most Censored Countries'

Turkmenistan, Iran, Belarus Among World’s ‘Most Censored Countries’

In a new report, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) named Turkmenistan, Iran, and Belarus as being among the ten worst countries for press censorship.The report released on September 10 by the U.S.-based...
FSB Raids Offices Of Moscow-Based Human Rights Group

FSB Raids Offices Of Moscow-Based Human Rights Group

Agents of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) have raided the offices of Russia Justice Initiative (RJI), a human rights group in Moscow. The group’s press secretary, Ksenia Babich, wrote on her Facebook page...
U.S. Official To Visit Tbilisi For 'Allies' Conference

U.S. Official To Visit Tbilisi For ‘Allies’ Conference

Philip Reeker, acting assistant secretary for European and Eurasian affairs at the U.S. State Department, is scheduled to arrive in Georgia on September 6 to take part in the 2019 Tbilisi International Conference.He...
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