“God Forbid You Ever Have To Face The Choice That I Faced." Belarus's Opposition Candidate Has Fled The Country As The Government Cracks Down.
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the former English teacher who presented the biggest challenge to Alexander Lukashenko in 26 years, disappeared overnight as violent protests gripped Minsk.
President Alexander Lukashenko has claimed a sixth election victory. But his incumbent challenger, a former English teacher, said she won’t recognize the results.
A Former Bernie Sanders Campaign Staffer Is Stuck In A Belarus Jail Cell, Charged With Disrupting The Peace
Vitali Shkliarov faces up to three years behind bars for allegedly organizing an illegal campaign rally for the candidate challenging President Alexander Lukashenko, known as “Europe’s Last Dictator.”
Three women political novices have captured Belarusians’ imagination with a promise of change and three simple hand gestures that have become symbols of hope for many: ✌️✊❤️.
“I thought that this was some type of fraud,” Russian Artyom Vysokov told BuzzFeed News. “Sending such text messages through a service that usually sends spam was not the best idea.”
Mike Pompeo Defended His State Department In A Senate Hearing After Democrats Blasted Him For “Decimating” It
Lawmakers grilled the top diplomat on Russia, Ukraine, plans to reduce troops in Europe, and the removal of inspector general.
Senate Democrats Blast The Trump Administration And Mike Pompeo For The “Decimation” Of The State Department
In response, a State Department spokesperson defended Pompeo's record: “The State Department’s swagger is fully back.”
Ukrainian Operatives Are Gearing Up Again To Take On The Bidens. They Say They Have Giuliani And Republicans On Their Side.
The Ukrainians have ties to Russia and their own checkered pasts. But some Republicans are taking them seriously, and two of the operatives plan to be in Washington soon to push their agenda.
The right-wing media portrays a city under siege — but the city's real siege is from the federal government.
“To further ignore my requests is at best baseless, and at worst a partisan political act,” Sen. Wyden wrote in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday.
This Billionaire Oligarch Is Being Investigated By A US Federal Grand Jury For Alleged Money Laundering
Igor Kolomoisky is accused of funneling money from a Ukrainian bank into properties across the US.
Russia Sold The US A Bunch Of Ventilators That Never Got Used. The Same Model Just Burst Into Flames And Killed Six People In Russia.
FEMA is waiting for the results of a Russian investigation into two deadly fires before any future use of the ventilators sold to the US by Moscow.
Vladimir Putin wants his regional governors to take responsibility for handling the coronavirus.
Ukrainian Prosecutors Drafted Documents To Charge Paul Manafort With Corruption. Then The Case Disappeared.
Manafort and a former Obama White House counsel were on the brink of being charged for aiding the embezzlement of more than $1 million in Ukraine. And then they weren't.
Dr. Alexander Shulepov is in serious condition after falling from a building. Two other doctors treating coronavirus patients have died in similar circumstances.
This Leader Has Banned His Doctors From Saying The Word "Coronavirus" — And Refuses To Admit There Are Any Cases
In Turkmenistan, people are rounded up on the street just for speaking about the coronavirus, and doctors are banned from diagnosing it.
Lockdown measures have stopped many protesters from going outside. So they're getting creative.
Trump Called Ukrainians “Terrible People.” They Are Airlifting Tons Of Lifesaving Medical Supplies To The US With The Biggest Cargo Planes In The World.
Over the course of the next month, planes owned by the state-run Antonov Airlines will carry medical masks and other supplies on 11 trips from Asian countries to the US.
“We wanted to get home to Montana to be with our father who is dying of cancer. We wanted to be with him for his last few days.”
I’m Trapped In A Russian Airport And The US Embassy Told Me My Best Chance To Get Home Is To Flee To Finland
Trenton Thurber told BuzzFeed News that he has asthma, his funds are dwindling, and he feels like “there’s no way to get out” of an airport in Moscow as the coronavirus crisis deepens.