Russia's Supreme Court has classified the LGBTQ+ "movement" as extremist, effectively banning any related activism. Critics say the opaque decision could mean widespread persecution.
Russia is increasingly trying to lure Central Asian migrants to work in the parts of Ukraine it occupies, or even to sign up to fight for its army. While some 1.3 million still migrated to Russia from Central Asia in the first quarter of 2023, some are choosing to leave, rather than be coerced to go to Ukraine.
Interior Minister Mari Rantanen said the shutdown would last until December 13. The Finnish government believes neighboring Russia is encouraging an influx of migrants into Finnish territory.
For more than six months, Russia has been waging war against Ukraine not only with soldiers and bullets, but also in the media - with fakes, disinformation and a broad-based propaganda strategy. We show what's behind it.
Russian lawmakers are looking into banning abortions in private clinics, and new laws are already threatening fines for "incitement" to abortion in some parts of the country. Many fear that a total ban might be coming.
As G20 summit wrapped up in India, heads of government issued a joint declaration against the use of force — but stopped short of condemning Russia over the war in Ukraine.
The United Nations adopts an Olympic Truce Resolution ahead of the Paris 2024 Games as tensions simmer over conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine.
If Russia can freeze the conflict in Ukraine, its forces could be ready to attack Europe in as little as six years, a new study says.
Hundreds of protesters stormed an airport in Russia's Muslim-majority Dagestan, seeking to attack Jewish passengers arriving from Israel. Ukraine has rejected accusations from Moscow that it orchestrated the unrest.
Anna Politkovskaya, a prominent Russian journalist that was killed in 2006, foresaw what would become of Russia under Vladimir Putin. Her daughter explains in a new book how no one listened to the warning signs.
Thai PM Srettha Thavisin met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Beijing this past week. The motives behind the warm encounter appear to be economical. But at what cost to Thailand's reputation?
Russian lawmakers have voted to revoke a 1996 treaty that banned nuclear tests. Moscow says it is merely mirroring the approach of the United States, which never ratified the document.