New statistics complied and released this week by British newspaper The Independent has revealed that Russia and Turkey are the most policed countries in the world, holding the highest number of police staff per capita than another other nations.
Azerbaijani authorities have today confirmed that an Armenian helicopter recently shot down in the conflicted region of Nagorno-Karabakh was downed using Russian-made weapons.
Anti-gay gang member and notorious hate figure Maxim Martsinkevich has this week had his ongoing prison sentenced reduced in a Russian court.
US-based LGBT publication The Advocate have this week named Russian President Vladimir Putin as their ‘person of the year’.
The Southern Military District Press service in Russia have this week confirmed that a team of military personnel are currently using Armenian territory to run practice sessions for drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Ivan Okhlobystin, a Russian actor and former priest, has this week been denied permission to enter the Baltic state of Latvia where he planned to perform a one man show on the topic of Religion.
Russian authorities have this week called for international legislation to increase state control over the internet.