""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
Watch: Rare abandoned trains from the early 20th century reached their terminus near the Russian village of Shumkovo
Thousands of far-right supporters marched in Ukraine for the Defenders' Day and 75th anniversary of a symbolic founding date of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army
Stanislav Petrov, the Soviet colonel who famously 'saved the world' from nuclear war has died
Stanislav Petrov made a decision at the height of Cold War tensions that saved the lives of millions.
Darth Vader is standing on a pedestal in the yard of a plant in the suburbs of the southern Ukrainian city of Odesa. In his previous life he was a
AS the US struggles with how to address its controversial historical monuments, Ukraine offers some lessons.
The city of Moscow will undergo a major facelift under a plan by mayor Sergei Sobyanin to modernise the housing of at least 1.6 million people
Russian Communists marked the anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s death with a march in Moscow on Sunday (March 5).
Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Uzbekistan for his first visit since the death of longtime President Islam Karimov.
It’s 1991 and President Mikhail Gorbachev has brought in Perestroika, a set of reforms to the Soviet system but he’s still trying to keep Communism alive.
Abkhaz writer Fazil Iskander has died at the age of 87, his family has confirmed.
Classic cars and bikes and wax works of their famous owners, from Joseph Stalin to Mikhail Gorbechev, have gone on show in Bulgaria. The Varna Retro
Document shows how US Air Force proposed to drop atomic weapons on densly populated areas and target civilians in big cities.
Set in Estonia in the 1950s, ‘The Fencer’ is the Finnish contender for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Film category and it has already received a
NATO has just released extremely-detailed figures on its members’ spending on defence.
To save you getting drowned in the depth of the data, we’ve
The news that Russia could lose the 2018 World Cup if there is evidence Moscow has paid bribes to obtain the award threatens to strain further the
Ten crocodiles with a rich heritage dating back to the Cold War return to Cuba. Their parents were Castro and Hilly presented by Fidel Castro to the
As part of our series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Natalia Marshalkovich looks at the Soviet Union
A march to mark 25 years of independence: Lithuanians turned out for commemorations of the Soviet exit amid warnings their freedom could once again
The fall of the Soviet Union resulted in huge changes – in all aspects of life. Education changed, and the education systems in the former Soviet