Demonstrators threw rocks through windows at the Kiev offices of Russian banks Alfa Bank and Sberbank amid observances of the second anniversary of the protests that brought down President Viktor Yanukovych.
Inhabitants of Greek islands like Kos say that the new migrant processing centers endanger tourism. European leaders are putting heavy pressure on Greece to stanch the flow of migrants crossing from Turkey.
Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill's meeting Friday in Cuba will be the first ever between the leaders of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches. But some say that the meeting was made without discussion.
Small businesses are a small part of Russia's oligarch-dominated economy. But despite the headwinds they face – and the instability they could bring to the current order – they are showing resilience amid the downturn.
With economic woes at home and tensions with the West abroad, Russians are putting a new gloss on the Communist years – one that even previously unsupportive authorities seem to now be tacitly backing.
Nuremberg officials are using 'ambassadors' trained in the facts about immigration to debunk stereotypes and rumor-mongering among the native populace. Part 2 of a two-part story on Europe's efforts to integrate refugees.