Left:Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. (Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images) Right:United States President Donald J. Trump and President Putin. (Photo: Kremlin.ru)
In response to reports published by Novaya Gazeta that a survivor of the anti-LGBT crackdown in Chechnya, Zelimkhan Akhmadov, was abducted in St. Petersburg by police as well as by family members, Freedom House issued a statement.
Heavily-armed soldiers without identifying insignia guard the Crimean parliament building after taking up positions there earlier in the day on March 1, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)