Around the Bloc

14 May 2012
Albanians March on Skopje, Protesters Chill Out in Moscow
Plus, Warsaw faces blowback over retirement age and Moscow uses accusations, diplomacy against Tbilisi.
By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
11 May 2012
Moscow Uncovers Olympics Terrorist Plot, Lithuanian Leader to See Tymoshenko Premium

Plus, Croatian leaders slam anti-Roma incidents and Kosovo president rejects draconian media regulations.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
10 May 2012
Russian Superjet Crashes, Eastern Immigrants Adrift in Germany

Plus, Poles back out of high-tech surveillance project and Armenian gay hangout fire-bombed.

By Angela Almeida, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Anna Shamanska
9 May 2012
Eastern Europeans Face Charges of Aiding Gaddafi, Lukashenka Warns of Too Much Freedom

Plus, Ukraine cancels regional summit in face-saving effort and London theatergoers look forward to Shakespeare’s “Balkan trilogy.”

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Stanislav Maselnik
8 May 2012
Kazakh Mine Reopens, Romanian Mine Faces New Hurdles Premium

Plus, convictions in Tajik “Father Frost” killing and Hungary wins a juicy scientific plum.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Ryan Isakow
4 May 2012
'Millions' to March on Moscow, Kosovo Serbs to Vote in Serbian Polls Premium
Plus, five charged in Macedonian murder, and Belarusian police raid independent radio station.
By S. Adam Cardais and Stephen Underwood
3 May 2012
Kosovo Politician Acquitted of War Crimes, Czech Roma’s ‘Lost Generation’
Plus, Bulgarian customs officials caught with their loot and Russian youth group campaign gets violent.
By Angela Almeida, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, Stanislav Maselnik, and Anna Shamanska
2 May 2012
‘Islamists’ Blamed for Macedonian Murders, Russian Gay Activists Arrested Premium

Plus, a Bosnian woman is convicted of war crimes against Croats and Armenia prepares for what could be its first fair election in years.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Stanislav Maselnik
1 May 2012
‘Separate but Equal’ at Risk in Bosnia, Slovakia Mulls Wealth Taxes

Plus, pressure mounts on Ukraine ahead of Euro 2012 tournament and the case of the vanished Czech bridge.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ryan Isakow, and Stanislav Maselnik
30 April 2012
Ukraine Blasts Trigger Ugly Accusations, Armenian Pols Pledge Clean Elections Premium

Plus, Kazakhstan bans its Communists, again, and the Romanian government’s downfall leads to strange bedfellows.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Stanislav Maselnik.


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