Russian police raided the homes of Muscovites protesting the construction of a Russian Orthodox Church in the city's Torfyanka Park. Police arrested and questioned many opponents in the night after they blocked builders' access to the site.
Has the Russian Orthodox Church become Putin's tool of state policy in questions of human rights and even politics? "Conflict Zone" host Tim Sebastian talks to church representative Vakhtang Kipshidze in Moscow.
Nearly two years after the Kaesong industrial park was shut down in protest at Pyongyang's nuclear program, output resumes as North Korea seeks new ways around international sanctions. Julian Ryall reports.
Following an arson attack on a movie theater in Yekaterinburg, protests over a controversial film could turn violent. Some fear the rise of "orthodox extremism," but the Russian government appears unconcerned.
The Schanzenviertel, a possible G20 flashpoint, is one of Hamburg’s most left-wing quarters. Staff and residents at an old people's home have placed banners on their building pleading for calm. Jenny Witt took a look.
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