Ignore the corruption or human rights abuse allegations. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov wants you to know he’s a really great guy, and he’s got a reality show to prove it.
In authoritarian states, foreign-based media can be the best source of reliable information — as one exiled Azerbaijan news outlet proves.
Voters in Georgia have had enough of turbulent politics. Their upcoming election is marked by apathy — and maybe that’s OK?
One independent media organization is hoping to use the race as a guide to Azerbaijan’s endemic corruption, deteriorating press freedom, and beleaguered human rights activists.
Azerbaijan’s authoritarian rulers defamed, threatened, and jailed their country’s most stubborn journalist. But Khadija Ismayilova doesn’t know when to quit.
In Dagestan, authorities are trying to quash an Islamist insurgency that has sent hundreds of young Russians to Syria. They might be making it worse.
Kim Kardashian may have 66 million followers on Instagram, but that doesn’t make her an expert on the frozen conflict in the mountainous Caucasus enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh.
The shooting of Aleksi Petriashvili, a former minister, introduces a dangerous new element to Tbilisi's overheated politics.
Thousands of U.S. troops, many of them riding in armored vehicles, have been killed by IEDs in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A look at what a smattering of the world’s news gatherers have had to say about Iowa.
It's the season for decorative gourds. And frolicking with Chechen strongmen!
First they fired the Education Ministry. Then came the hard part.
With an end to sanctions in sight, one of the world’s richest oil and gas prizes is about to open up. That makes some nervous, but has oil majors and energy-hungry countries rubbing their hands in anticipation.