Around the Bloc

Mikhail Prokhorov
19 November 2013
Russia Bails Greenpeace Activists, ‘Dream’ Duo Takes Power in Georgia

Plus, Mikhail Prokhorov buys a piece of Uralkali, and could a pipeline help fix ailing EU-Ukraine relations?

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady
 
18 November 2013
Fifty Killed as Airliner Crashes in Kazan, EU Eyes Easing Visa Rules for Moldovans

Plus, calm prevails in northern Kosovo’s revote and Russia’s Navalny is tapped to lead a new party.

By Barbara Frye and Karlo Marinovic
 
15 November 2013
Kosovo Holds Suspected Islamists on Terrorism Charges, Azerbaijan Jails Another Journalist

Plus, Georgian exports to Russia rebound after embargo ends, and Bosnian Serbs consider how to commemorate the centenary of World War I.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady
 
14 November 2013
Belarus Chafes under Russian Trade Pact, Polish President Apologizes for Embassy Attack

Plus, Uzbekistan runs out of gas, and Albania mulls tackling Syria’s chemical stockpile. 

By Erik N. Nelson, Karlo Marinovic, Martha Tesema, and Alexander Silady
 
Serhiy Vlasenko
13 November 2013
Hitch in Ukraine-EU Deal, Tension on Azerbaijan-Iran Border

Plus, SpaceX will fly Turkmenistan’s first satellite and fit Muscovites get free subway rides.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
 
12 November 2013
Bulgarian Student Protests Escalate, Ukraine Shuts off the Gazprom Tap

Plus, beleaguered Czech leftists will try to form a government, and Serbia announces the launch of construction on a major gas pipeline.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Alexander Silady
 
11 November 2013
Russia Adds Carrot to Stick for Ukraine, Life Sentences for Moscow Airport Bombers

Plus, thugs beat a Sofia man unconscious in an apparent anti-migrant attack, and Poland welcomes a coal conference as it hosts the UN climate talks.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Karlo Marinovic
 
8 November 2013
EU Issues Tymoshenko Ultimatum, A New Era of Stagnation for Russia?

Plus, Kyrgyzstan’s president admits possibility of buying back the Kumtor mine, and Vukovar votes to ban Serbian-language signs.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Alexander Silady
 
7 November 2013
Rahmon Takes New Term, Serbia Indicts Army Officers in Kosovo Killings

Plus, Gulnara Karimova tweets about torture, and Armenia and the EU go separate ways.

By by Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Karlo Marinovic, and Alexander Silady
 
Kasparov
6 November 2013
Tajikistan Goes to the Polls, Kasparov Seeks Latvian Citizenship

Plus, Minsk and Ashgabat ink a big trade deal and Kosovo ponders the aftermath of an unruly election.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Karlo Marinovic
 

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