More than a year after thousands of Russians who opposed the war fled abroad for safety, they now face deportation and other challenges in the countries that initially received them, such as Kazakhstan, Estonia and Georgia.
European countries, especially the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have confronted Russian disinformation campaigns for decades. Their experience may offer useful lessons as the US joins the battle.
Estonia has a population less than half that of Silicon Valley. But the small Baltic nation has managed to put itself on the map as on of the most digitally innovative countries in the world through it's E-Stonia project, which has digitized almost all aspects of citizen life.
A campaign that Western military are linking to Russian hackers has targeted the contingent of 4,000 NATO troops deployed to Poland and the Baltic states this year, to protect the alliance’s European border with Russia.
Three US senators traveled to the Baltics to try to calm the jangled nerves of leaders worried that the US will abandon NATO.
The tiny Baltic nation of Estonia is afraid of Vladimir Putin's Russia. So it's stepping up its military preparations, which focus on preparing the people for guerrilla war. And it's trying to make it fun.
When asked if he would defend the Baltic states in the event of a Russian attack, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was hesitant to offer support.
When Russia moved into Crimea last year, even NATO admits it was caught off-guard. But now a top NATO general says the West is alert to Putin's plans, and is developing its own moves to stop him from expanding any further.
Jonas Tarm is an up-and-coming composer and his Carnegie Hall debut this month was to be his coming out party. But that won't happen, after a complaint was filed over his composition's inclusion of a 45-second passage of the anthem of Germany's Nazi party.
Everyone is buzzing about the Oscar nominations, which were released Thursday morning. But where do you start? If you care about global issues, here are a few suggestions.
Estonia has the youngest prime minister in the European Union. It's also rushing headlong into creating digital ID for people there. And while they offer access to an array of government and private services, they'll also issue online IDs to anyone who wants one — though they come with much less access.