There is an opportunity to put in place a lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, said U.S. Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Daniel Baer.
Forty-one years ago, the Helsinki Final Act “recognized the universal significance of human rights and fundamental freedoms.”
Although Russia says it is fighting terrorists in Syria, its targeting of innocent civilians undermines that claim.
We reject the characterization of the Mejlis as an 'extremist' organization and condemn the suspension of this democratic institution.
The United States is deeply troubled by the action taken against the Levada Center, an internationally respected public opinion and polling organization.
"Far too many children have experienced traumatic events caused by the armed conflict. We need to help these children now to recover and move on with their life."
This time authorities have banned the U.S.-based International Republican Institute, or IRI, and the Media Development Investment Fund, or MDIF, from operating in Russia.
The United States is troubled by the August 12th arrest of Azerbaijani opposition activist Natig Jafarli, the executive secretary of the opposition REAL Movement.
Hundreds of Muslims throughout France and Italy attended Catholic Masses in a demonstration of solidarity with Christians.
Russian aggression continues in eastern Ukraine.
The United States has announced an additional $23 million in U.S. humanitarian aid to Ukraine, bringing the total of such assistance by the United States to $135 million.
Russian government harassment and persecution of human rights and other civil society groups continues to worsen.