Human Rights Defenders Must Be Defended

The burned out 'Press House' is seen in central Grozny, Russia. (Dec. 4, 2014.)

The United States is "extremely concerned by reports of arson at the Grozny offices of the Joint Mobile Group and the threats directed against human rights defenders, including Igor Kalyapin,” said State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki. More
December 2014
December 14, 2014

Audio Moving the Kosovo-Serbia Relationship Ahead

On December 9, the newly constituted Kosovo Assembly voted in a new governing coalition, ending the lengthy period of government formation since the June elections.

December 05, 2014

Audio Ukraine Forms New Government

“This sets the stage for the difficult but necessary process of implementing reforms and delivering results."

December 02, 2014

Audio Abkhazia Treaty Is Illegitimate

Abkhazia, an occupied territory of Georgia, recently signed a so-called treaty with Russia that reportedly calls for the development of a joint Russian-Abkhazian military force and gives Russia a role in Abkhazia’s foreign affairs.

December 01, 2014

Audio The Rising Tide of Anti-Semitism

“As we remember Kristallnacht, let us remember our moral responsibility, both as government officials and as individuals, to speak out against all forms of hatred and intolerance.”

December 2014


Reflecting the Views of the U.S. Government as Broadcast on The Voice of America