Germany formally protested to Russia on Monday over Moscow's refusal to let a conservative German lawmaker into the country, a decision the Foreign Ministry criticized as unacceptable amid East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis.
Turkmenistan unveiled the first monument to President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov on Monday — a gilded 6-meter-high statue of the leader on horseback perched on a white cliff.
Sculptures of famous writers and politicians from around the world dot the Russian capital.
The head of Russia's nationalist Night Wolves biker group has challenged an official in Crimea to a duel following disagreements over a plot of land on the peninsula, a news report said Monday.
EU leaders meeting in Latvia's capital Riga last week would have paid little heed to the rundown building across the street, seemingly unpainted since Brezhnev's day, or the fading slogan daubed across its roof.
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