Meanwhile, celebrations of the establishment of Astana as the capital 20 years ago include a giant squirrel art installation.
The arms ended up being used by neo-Nazis, human right groups argue in a petition asking for the trade to stop.
Attempts to bend – and even break – the judicial system throughout Central Europe do not bode well for the future of the sector’s independence in the region.
U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report can result in penalties limiting access to international assistance.
After decades of keeping silent about the largest World War II-era concentration camp on its territory, Belarus unveils memorial in Maly Trostenets.
Russia deploys more naval ships and steps up stop-and-search of Ukrainian cargo vessels.
Meanwhile, Kazakhstan almost sees a rare opposition protest.
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