Friday 23 April 2021
09 April 2021
'Am I Really Still Alive?' A Hunter's Story Of Survival In Siberia
Sergei Sazanakov was hunting in Russia's Khakassia region when an accident left him trapped in the snow overnight. He lost his lower legs to frostbite, and later had to fight for his children in court after his wife left him. But Sazanakov has learned how to run his farm and care for his family.
12 February 2021
The Tiny Russian Village That Lives In A Five-Story Building
Almost the entire population of the tiny village of Karmadon has lived for decades in a five-story building. After the Georgian-Ossetian conflict in the early 1990s, many of the villagers lost their jobs in the nearby sanatorium.
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?
09 December 2020
For Victims Of Sexual Violence In Ukraine's Donbas, Justice Seems Distant
One in four people held prisoner by Russia-backed separatists in the Donbas region has been a victim of rape or other sexual violence, according to a recent report by a Ukrainian human rights group. And the real number may be higher, as some victims are afraid to speak out.
04 December 2020
Claims Of 'Intimidation,' 'Disrespect,' As Ukraine And Hungary Clash Over Ethnic Minority
Ethnic Hungarian councilors sing the Hungarian national anthem, and the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) raids the offices of ethnic Hungarian charities, causing tension between Kyiv and Budapest.
22 October 2020
'Never Any Conflict': Georgia's Village Of Peace For Ethnic Armenians, Azerbaijanis
Unlike in nearby Armenia and Azerbaijan, ethnic Armenians and Azerbaijanis in the Georgian village of Khojorni have long lived together in peace. That history is part of the reason why Georgia, which contains several such villages, has offered to mediate in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
18 September 2020
Stranded Hasidic Jewish Pilgrims Bet On Faith To Overcome Ukraine’s COVID-19 Restrictions
A few thousand Hasidic Jews now stranded at the border between Belarus and Ukraine want just one thing this Rosh Hashanah: entrance into Ukraine to visit the grave of Rabbi Nachman. Citing COVID-19 restrictions, Ukraine says no, but these pilgrims believe faith overcomes obstacles.
13 August 2020
Belarusian Women Form 'Solidarity Chains' To Condemn Violence Against Protesters
Women in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, have formed human chains in solidarity with protesters detained and beaten by the police. The protests began after President Alyaksandr Lukashenka claimed he had been reelected on August 9 for a sixth term. The results are widely seen as falsified.
04 August 2020
Tsikhanouskaya: Wide-Scale Opposition Scares Belarus' Authorities
Belarusian presidential candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya, a homemaker who joined the presidential race after election officials declined to register her husband, popular vlogger Syarhey Tsikhanouski, as a candidate, spoke on August 3 to Current Time news anchor Iryna Romaliiska in Minsk.