Last month, the U.S. joined several other countries in recognizing the Armenian Genocide. The Ottoman Empire, which covered modern-day Turkey, carried out this mass killing of 1.5 million Armenians during World War I.
Today marks the seventh anniversary of the official Russian annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine. The U.S. and the United Nations do not recognize the annexation. Read a recent statement from the White House here. Russia claims no annexation took place, and that Crimea was […]
And along with many other countries, Russia has begun vaccinating people against COVID-19. Russia became the first country to approve a vaccine for use, named Sputnik V. This vaccine did not undergo the same level of testing as other vaccines before it was approved, leading to some concerns. […]
Kazakhstan recently abolished the death penalty after ceasing executions for almost twenty years. Eric Mock of the Slavic Gospel Association says Kazakhstan has been tinkering with its penal code ever since becoming an independent country when the Soviet Union fell.