Opposition activists hold a protest against the newly inaugurated Constituent Assembly in Caracas on August 4, 2017.Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro installed a powerful new assembly packed with his allies, dismissing an international outcry and opposition protests saying he is burying democracy in his crisis-hit country. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

A Timeline Of Venezuela's Months Of Protests And Political Crisis

Venezuela has been in a state of escalating political and economic crisis for months now, as the ruling government of President Nicolas Maduro has moved to consolidate power and change the country's c...
Russian police officers detain a participant of an unauthorized opposition rally in Tverskaya street in central Moscow on June 12, 2017. Over 200 people were detained on June 12, 2017 by police at opposition protests called by Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, said a Russian NGO tracking arrests. 'About 121 people were detained in Moscow up to this point. In Saint-Petersburg - 137,' OVD-Info group, which operates a detention hotline, wrote on Twitter. / AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Police Brutalize Protesters During Anti-Kremlin March

Riot police descended on thousands of anti-Kremlin protests across Russia on Monday, kicking, shoving and beating demonstrators. The marches coincided with Russia Day, the country's primary national c...