Around the Bloc

27 April 2012
Belgrade Clears Roma Slum, Did Putin Fool the Opposition?

Plus, Moldovan president vetoes chemical castration law and Kosovo journalists object to proposed media regulations.

By S. Adam Cardais and Stephen Underwood
Wen Jiabao
26 April 2012
Eastern Europe Looks East for Trade, Hungary Goes Begging to Brussels Premium

Plus, Tymoshenko may have been beaten by prison guards and Bosnia joins up with Turkey in NATO bid.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain and Stanislav Maselnik
25 April 2012
Shein Starts to Eat, Blair Stumps for Kazakhstan

Plus, donors come up short on funds for Balkan refugees and Roma food sells in Budapest.

By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Stanislav Maselnik
24 April 2012
Another Blow to Nabucco, a Wrecking Ball for the Golden Pearl Premium

Plus, rare bison fall to tuberculosis in Poland and Kyiv eyes a revitalized Chernobyl region.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ryan Isakow, and Stephen Underwood
23 April 2012
Hunger-Striking Shein Wins a Round, Croats Losing Hold on a Vital Industry

Plus, Eastern Europe is livid over new Swiss immigration quotas and Armenians rally against Azeri movies.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
20 April 2012
Montenegrin Journalist to Do Time for Libel, 'Stalin Buses' to Ride on V-E Day

Plus, Minsk tightens the screws on a jailed human rights activist, and how did Yanukovych make all that book money?

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
19 April 2012
Ukrainian Mob Checks in, Azerbaijani Journalists Beaten at Demolition Site Premium

Plus, a Hungarian legislator invokes an anti-Semitic canard and the Slovenian public sector goes on strike.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
18 April 2012
Accused Abkhaz Plotters Commit Suicide, Romanian Restitution Hits Snag

Plus, Kazakhstan launches its first navy ship and the last Lada Riva rolls off the assembly line.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
Abisher Karamatov
17 April 2012
Uzbek Activist Goes Free, Russian Green Campaigner Honored

Plus, Orban names the next Hungarian president and the UN looks to raise new money for Yugoslav war refugees.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
16 April 2012
Killings Raise Tensions in Macedonia, Corruption Sentences in the Czech Republic

Plus, Belarus surprises with release of political prisoners, and Russian state-owned bank becomes a power in Eastern Europe.

By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Anna Shamanska


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