Around the Bloc

22 November 2011
Kyiv Bans Orange Party, Romanian President Faces Parliamentary Assault Premium

Plus, Hungary asks for more financial aid and an Uzbek swimmer’s tale of woe.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Kaitlyn Meade
21 November 2011
Peace Corps Leaving Kazakhstan, Russians Flock to See Mary's Belt and a Giant Koran Premium

Plus, a U.S. man will face a war-crimes trial in Bosnia, and the Kyrgyz bank no one wants to buy.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
18 November 2011
Ukraine to Stop Euthanizing Stray Dogs, Bosnian Leaders in for Criticism Premium

Plus, Belarus deports foundation workers and drug use up sharply in Romania.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
17 November 2011
Krakow Gets Tough on Graffiti, Chechen Poet Slain in Moscow Premium

Plus, St. Petersburg pols mull gay "propaganda" ban and crafty Kazakh president calls snap elections.

By S. Adam Cardai and Joshua Boissevain
16 November 2011
Russia Rounds Up Tajiks, Moldova Cancels Prez Elections

Plus, Illegal caviar trade thriving and Uzbek health care in decline.    

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
15 November 2011
Ukraine Bows to EU Pressure, Bolshoi Pair in Dramatic Getaway

Plus, Armenians wonder how the military spends its treasure and Romania looks for millions of missing citizens.

By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu
14 November 2011
Kremlin’s Choice Advances in South Ossetia, Putin Says It’s Not About the Power Premium

Plus, Bulgaria’s railway company is in dire straits, and Dushanbe metes out harsh sentences in “terrorism” case.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
11 November 2011
Czech Takes Second at World Series of Poker, Kazakhstan Could Face Snap Polls Premium

Plus, Kosovo Serb killed in Mitrovica, and mother of Uzbek accused of threatening Obama speaks out.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
10 November 2011
Helter-Smelter in Macedonia, Another Czech Minister Is History Premium

Plus, Al Jazeera Balkans set to launch and Tajik-Russia relations hit a new low.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
9 November 2011
Belarus Looks to China, Russia Has Foot in WTO Door Premium

Plus, activists stop an Armenian river project and Croatia’s Sanader faces new bribery charge.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain


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