The presence or absence of Lenin statues says a lot about the current relationship between Russia and its outlying regions.
Oct 5, 2014 | 08:01 GMT
The Ukraine crisis has driven most former Soviet states closer to either Moscow or the West, but loyalties can change.
Sep 21, 2014 | 08:14 GMT
Multidrug-resistant TB is poorly controlled, and the former Soviet Union is one of the regions most severely hit.
Sep 8, 2014 | 04:23 GMT