Belarusian police have introduced a colour-coded system for marking detainees that determines how severely they will be beaten, according to reports posted on social media
Russians are getting ready to celebrate a COVID-19 Christmas at home and have been laying in supplies for the holiday season that saw artificial Christmas tree orders on Russia’s biggest e-commerce site Wildberries soar 23-fold.
Erdogan’s visit to breakaway north of Cyprus, described by Nicosia as “provocative and illegal”, has widened rift between bloc and Ankara.
North Macedonia has opened a public debate on the decriminalisation of marijuana, after it legalised medical cannabis in 2016.
Complex submitted development plan for Chukotka "has resulted in higher infrastructure costs and a delay to the bankable feasibility study".
The document has been dubbed a "Khanstitution" for the powers it gives the president.
Ministers from Jansa's coalition partners join opposition in criticising PM for position that "does not benefit Slovenia's interests".
Hungarian PM's spin doctors claim Budapest is being punished for position on migration as he faces backlash at home and from his neighbours for vetoing EU budget and recovery fund.
Iyi Party leader speaks out after Erdogan administration declines to bring in nationwide lockdown.
Critics slam Sofia’s decision to block its neighbour’s progress towards EU accession as “morally indefensible” and “pitiful”, link veto to Bulgarian ruling parties’ falling popularity ahead of 2021 general election.
A strong foe is better than a weak friend sums up Moscow's position on Moldova as Patriarch Kirill followed President Vladimir Putin in congratulating Maia Sandu.
Iranian foreign minister, meanwhile, suggests Biden could swiftly return US to nuclear deal by simply signing “three executive orders”.
There have been a string of signs from the Kremlin that it is slowly losing patience with Belarus' self-appointed President Alexander Lukashenko as the brutality of his repressive tactics continues to ratchet up.
Bulgaria uses veto to block North Macedonia’s progress towards EU accession, while Netherlands insists Albania meet all conditions by EU leaders.
The unanimity required during the process gives Poland and Hungary some leverage in negotiations but is also risky in case Brussels finds a way of circumventing the defiant duo.
Opposition parties made a major breakthrough in Bosnia & Herzegovina, winning in its two largest cities for the first time in years in the November 15 local elections.
Hundreds of Belarusian OMON riot police clashed with demonstrators at the “Square of Changes”, were trying to prevent them from dismantling a makeshift memorial to the 31-year-old Raman Bandarenka, who was beaten to death earlier that week.
Truck driver back from Russia infects wife in Ulaanbaatar despite undergoing mandatory quarantine. Second unrelated case discovered in north of country. Locals unhappy at jumbled response from officials.
Moldova likely to call snap general election after Moscow’s man Dodon loses runoff by a wide margin.
Ukraine will not receive its second scheduled International Monetary Fund (IMF) tranche of $700mn before the end of this year, Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Kyrylo Shevchenko said following a week of meetings in Washington.