As Russia rolls in World Cup, Chechen cheers are muted

Despite Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov’s undying loyalty to Putin, and despite Putin receiving more than 90 percent of the vote in Chechnya, many fans in Chechnya are rooting against Russia in the World Cup, according to an RFE/RL feature. Chechens used to be...

Bosnian Serbs accuse Britain of meddling in election

The United Kingdom announced it would deploy about 40 military personnel to help ensure free and fair elections in Bosnia in October. Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik responded by accusing the UK of meddling in Republika Srpska’s internal affairs and said the...