Stories from 28 December 2013
Some observers called the massive protests evidence that public anger has reached a boiling point.
Vladimir Milov is an energy sector expert and former Deputy Energy Minister of the Russian Federation. RuNet Echo translates his reaction to Mikhail Khodorkovsky's release from prison last week.
Meet some of the faces and stories of humans who live in Portugal - or happen to be passing by.
Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The Mascarene region also has plenty of great portraits to offer.