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15 January 2021
Showdown In Moscow: Navalny Risks Jail With Return To Russia
Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny is returning to Moscow on Sunday, January 17, after six months in Germany being treated for a near-fatal poisoning. He has presented extensive evidence that the Kremlin was behind the attempt on his life. The Russian authorities have said he will be arrested
09 January 2021
Sadyr Japarov: From Convicted Kidnapper To Kyrgyz President?
Sadyr Japrov is considered the front-runner in Kyrgyzstan's presidential election on January 10. A little more than three months ago, he was in prison. He said charges that he took part in an attempted hostage-taking scheme were politically motivated.
23 December 2020
News Quiz: 20 Questions For 2020
It may have seemed like the news in 2020 was all about the COVID-19 pandemic, but, in fact, there was plenty of variety. From protests and war to environmental challenges and social change, Current Time was there. How much do you know about this year’s major events?
02 December 2020
'I'm Not Afraid': The Belarusian Great-Grandmother Who Became A Symbol Of Protest
Nina Bahinskaya, a septuagenarian great-grandmother, says she never misses a protest against the government following an August presidential election widely seen as rigged. She's been attending anti-government protests since the 1980s.
20 November 2020
Thousands Bid Farewell To Dead Belarusian Protester
Thousands came to pay tribute to Raman Bandarenka on November 20 at the Church of Christ's Resurrection in a Minsk suburb. The 31-year-old died in a hospital last week after reportedly being badly beaten by masked security forces. (Current Time)
16 November 2020
Minsk Taxi Driver Who Saved A Protester Says He's No Hero
Dramatic video of a Minsk taxi driver saving a fleeing anti-government protester from the clutches of Belarusian police went viral on social media in September. Now, in an interview with Current Time, the driver says he was only doing what others would have done.
12 November 2020
Russian TV's Misleading Reports On The U.S. Election
Russian TV coverage of the U.S. election has focused strongly on claims by President Donald Trump and his supporters that there has been massive fraud and irregularities, without mentioning the lack of solid evidence to back up those sweeping charges.
09 November 2020
Over 1,000 People Detained In Latest Crackdown On Protests In Belarus
More than 1,000 anti-government demonstrators were detained across Belarus on the 13th consecutive Sunday of protests calling for the resignation of Alyaksandr Lukashenka and a new presidential election following a disputed vote three months ago.