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Berkovich and Petriychuk where charged with justifying terrorism over a play about Russian women marrying Islamists in Syria.
Brixton Brewery has launched a beer can campaign to encourage voters in the UK to bring their photo ID to vote.
The arrest of opposition blogger Raman Pratasevich shocked the world when Belarus forced his Ryanair flight to Lithuania to land in Minsk.
The lavish coronation, featuring expensive jewels and a golden carriage, sparks debate about funding the royal family and public support.
Swiss expats are a key component of the country’s global reach, but only a small percentage exercise their right to vote.
Proposed EU regulation will increase public scrutiny of paid political messaging, restrict distribution of political ads based on individual sensitivities.
Online campaign costs have risen in Mexico and Belgium, despite their apparent differences, both face comparable difficulties.
Ukraine has widened its anti-corruption dragnet as pressure mounts on the country’s authorities to clean up its public finances.
Russian mercenary boss Yevgeny Prigozhin responded to comparisons [with]…Rasputin who treated the son of the last tsar for haemophilia.