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Young people discovering their sexuality have been denied access to information or acceptance since the ‘gay propaganda’ law...

War on drugs failing: Activists of All-Ukrainian Network of People Living With HIV/AIDS, non-governmental group, are seen self handcuffed to bed during news conference at Lavra clinic, Kiev.

Spiralling rates of the diseases have punitive policies at their root. Madeline Roache reports.

Dinamo Sukhumi’s stadium under construction.

In tiny Abkhazia, outcast from the world stage, football is a source of hope. Robert O’Connor reports.

Liz McDaid and Makoma Lekalakaka in front of the country’s only nuclear power station – Koeberg.

Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid won the Goldman Environmental Prize for stopping a secret nuclear deal...

The leaders of Russia and Hungary, Vladimir Putin and Viktor Orbán

Has Putin exported ‘managed democracy’ to Hungary? Madeline Roache examines Orbán’s...

Russian president Vladimir Putin during a meeting with Russia Today’s leadership.

This will give Putin another excuse for a media crackdown, argues Madeline Roache.

In 1944, Stalin declared the Tatars 'traitors'. Now Putin calls them ‘extremists’. Madeline Roache reports...

The struggle to define Russia’s future is under way but those hoping for a more progressive post-Putin...

North Korea Crisis: A ground-based interceptor launches from the US's Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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This crisis has a solution, writes Vanessa Baird, as Donald Trump visits Asia.

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Moscow’s unlicensed human rights champions refuse to be intimidated. Barney Cullum reports.

British military bases in Cyprus

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The island may want to determine its own future, but Britain and the US have other ideas. Darren Loucaides...

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Almost one in four euros lent by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in 2015 went to authoritarian countries...

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Labour rights in post-socialist countries such as Russia, China and Vietnam are being fought for from outside, not within,...

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The environmental and human costs are high, writes Vladimir Slivyak

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The case of Sri Lanka’s former ambassador to Russia, accused of arms smuggling, might suggest the latter, says Lasanda...

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After weathering decades of diplomatic storms, many wonder if the international organization can still be reformed, writes...

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