Stories from 2 August 2016
"The day I wake up without the will to change the world, will be the day the world has changed me."
"...if Beijing appoints a high official in Hong Kong, it can’t have some other body come along and prosecute the guy. Who’s in charge here? This is China."
Politically engaged Russian social media users are making their opinions on Donald Trump known. Mostly, they seem to be quite taken with the man—for some very different reasons.
Internet users in the former Yugoslavia have decided to break with political elites' divisive rhetoric, and remember the region's proud, albeit unsuccessful, attempts to stop the wars of the 1990s.
"No, I'm not being harsh on Atambayev. The price of his mediocrity has been extremely high."
In a special report for RuNet Echo, Ksenia Khudadyan speaks to Anton Lange, the author of a new photo project titled “The Range. The Caucasus from Sea to Sea.”