Belarus moves migrants from Polish border to warehouse, easing crisis for now

Belarus moves migrants from Polish border to warehouse, easing crisis for now

MOSCOW — Belarus used buses Wednesday to move hundreds of migrants from the Polish border to a nearby warehouse, providing temporary shelter amid freezing temperatures and potentially easing a standoff… Read more
Central Asian leaders are keen to increase their control over social media. Russia leads the way.

Central Asian leaders are keen to increase their control over social media. Russia leads the way.

MOSCOW — For about an hour last week, people in the Central Asian country of Uzbekistan got a taste of life without social media. The messaging app Telegram, especially popular… Read more
Putin to stay home during climate summit in Glasgow

Putin to stay home during climate summit in Glasgow

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t attend the upcoming United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, in person, the Kremlin said Wednesday, though he’s expected to still participate over… Read more