Eastern Europe

At least 2 die as bad weather batters Eastern Europe

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — At least two people died Wednesday in central and eastern Europe as strong winds, heavy rain and snow battered the regi...
15:37 5 February 2022

After NPR dust-up, Pompeo defends press freedom abroad

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — For the past four days, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been calling for authoritarian governments in eastern Europe an...
7:27 3 February 2022

Key quotes from world leaders at Holocaust forum

JERUSALEM — The presidents of France and Germany warned of rising anti-Semitism. Israeli and American leaders lashed out at Iran. Russia's president t...
20:15 23 January 2022

Germany’s Merkel criticizes US gas pipeline sanctions threat

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday criticized a U.S. move to impose sanctions related to a new Russian-German gas pipeline, signali...
14:33 18 December 2021

NSC aide Vindman ready to speak out publicly on Trump

WASHINGTON — The decorated soldier and White House aide who saw it as his "sacred duty" to speak out against President Donald Trump’s Ukraine pressure...
21:47 18 November 2021

Russia providing mood music for House impeachment drama

WASHINGTON — For all the talk about Ukraine in the House impeachment inquiry, there’s a character standing just off-stage with a dominant role in this...
23:44 17 November 2021

Prague museum displays totalitarian-era surveillance tech

PRAGUE — The Iron Curtain was more than just a figure of speech: Communist regimes set up thousands of miles of heavily-guarded, electrified barbed wi...
8:38 16 November 2021

Democrats, GOP to vie for impeachment narrative -- on TV

WASHINGTON — Impeachable or not?
22:55 11 November 2021

‘A campaign of slander’: Takeaways from impeachment witness

WASHINGTON — A senior State Department official offered some of the most pointed testimony to date in the ongoing impeachment inquiry, alleging that P...
23:26 7 November 2021

Diplomat lays out White House campaign to oust her

WASHINGTON — It started with a warning to watch her back, that people were "looking to hurt" her. From there, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie ...
22:59 4 November 2021

Berlin Wall’s fall stokes memories of lost hopes in Russia

MOSCOW — When the Berlin Wall fell, the Soviet Union stepped back, letting East Germany's communist government collapse and then quickly accepting Ger...
8:27 31 October 2021

What’s next: House investigators summon Bolton to testify

WASHINGTON — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees a...
23:24 30 October 2021