Economy & Business
Gentrification Threatens Legendary Almaty Bazaar

Downscale traders and shoppers may have to make way for ‘civilized’ malls. From EurasiaNet.org. 

By Joanna Lillis
20 August 2014
Around the Bloc
Ukraine Tightens Grip on Russian TV, Bulgaria’s Border Barrier Gets Longer

Plus, a Russian opposition leader ends his prison hunger strike and Iran weans itself from Turkmenistani gas.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye and Anders Ryehauge
20 August 2014
Around the Bloc
Sputtering Truce Talks in Ukraine, Paramilitary Drills at Kids’ Church Camp in Serbia

Plus, Bosnian archivists struggle to save precious documents after the February violence and Russia's oil tsar defends his reputation.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
19 August 2014
Around the Bloc
Muslim Leader Assassinated in North Ossetia, Sanctions Draw Kaliningrad Shoppers to Poland
Plus, far-right Hungarians crash WWII memorial protests and a new think tank aims to bolster Czech liberalism. By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
18 August 2014
Around the Bloc
Hungary’s Economy Takes Off, Medvedev Gets Punk’d

Plus, Rosneft seeks a sanctions shelter, and Kosovo arrests an imam as a crackdown on radical Islam continues.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
15 August 2014
Arts & Culture
Generation Gone

A Kyrgyzstani photographer dramatizes the family gaps caused by labor migration. Third in a series.

By Hamid Toursunov
15 August 2014
Around the Bloc
Grousing in the EU, Anxiety in Moldova Over Russia’s Import Ban

Plus, Saakashvili faces more charges and a Croatian court hands anti-Cyrillic campaigners a setback.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
14 August 2014
Around the Bloc
Ukraine Considers Restrictive Media Law, Moscow Reveals Belarus Airbase Site

Plus, Kazakhstan trims ministries as economy shows signs of slowdown and Kyrgyzstan’s neighbors withhold vital energy supplies.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
13 August 2014
Conflict & Diplomacy
Without Double Standards

Outrage at the Kremlin’s role in Ukraine’s violence is based on the evidence – and is not aimed at all Russians.

By Halya Coynash
6 August 2014

COLUMNS

The New EU
Are Sanctions the Visegrad Four’s Last Straw?

The grouping of Central European countries has been strained before, but this time feels different.

By KATERINA SAFARIKOVA
20 August 2014
Balkan Eye
Bulgaria, Italian Style

Emigration, corruption, ‘colorful’ politics: is Bulgaria the EU’s ‘second Italy’?

By BOYKO VASSILEV
7 August 2014
Middle Europa
Poles Dash to Stash Their Cash Premium

Hundreds of thousands resist the government’s efforts to force them into the public pension system.

By MARTIN EHL
5 August 2014
Russian Unorthodox
Outrage and Double Standards Premium

The flood of anti-Russian rhetoric in the West will lead us nowhere good.

By GALINA STOLYAROVA
31 July 2014
Middle Europa
Slovenia’s New Hope Premium

The man who could be the next prime minister has had a meteoric rise, but he has said little about the country’s most fundamental problems.

By MARTIN EHL
15 July 2014
Boyko Vassilev
Balkan Eye
The War to Remember and Forget Premium

In some ways World War I killed Bulgaria’s last, best dream, but it doesn’t have to stay dead.

By BOYKO VASSILEV
3 July 2014
Middle Europa
Poland's Tarnished Golden Age Premium

The release of compromising recordings of top officials takes the shine off a time of self-congratulation.

By MARTIN EHL
1 July 2014

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