The case against the Khachaturyan sisters has reopened a debate in Russia about domestic violence and self-defence.
Jonathan Brown is a print, radio, and video journalist in Russia. He was previously an editor at The Moscow Times.
Arshak Makichyan raises awareness with a demonstration featuring just himself and a cardboard sign in Pushkin Square.
No one knows how many civilians have been killed by landmines or how many have been planted and where.
Thirty years after Chernobyl catastrophe, construction of new nuclear station on border with Lithuania stirs debate.
Chechen asylum seekers say they are stranded in ‘Europe’s last dictatorship’ and are turned away at Polish border.
Parliamentary elections to take place on September 11 in Belarus, Europe’s “last dictatorship”.
Border closures have caused problems for hospitals in the area, with shortages of key medicines and equipment.
A small number of Iraqi Yazidi families have returned home after life in Germany failed to meet expectations.
For the second year in a row, a Hamas-aligned group has won student council elections at Palestine’s oldest university.
Rights groups cite lack of accountability among PA security forces as a factor in persistent torture allegations.