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12 September 2012
Russia Makes Plans for the Moon, Macedonia’s Doctors Threaten Strike

Plus, Latvia may allow dual citizenship for some and what are the ramifications of the new revelations about the Katyn massacre?

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
11 September 2012
A Day of Progress and Peace in the Balkans

Plus, an official who helped crush the Hungarian uprising is arrested and the Russian Orthodox leader says the church is under attack.

By S. Adam Cardais and Ioana Caloianu
 

10 September 2012
Protests for the Press in Ukraine, Hope for Gas Relief in Lithuania

Plus, Kazakhstan’s oil workers were systematically victimized, and the photos of Kosovo’s missing finally come down.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu and Nino Tsintsadze
 
7 September 2012
Pilot Implicated In Russian Hockey Team Crash, EU Reassures Belgrade on Kosovo

Plus, Bulgaria's leader pledges economic progress, and NATO weighs in on a controversial pardon in Azerbaijan.

By S. Adam Cardais and Nino Tsintsadze
 
6 September 2012
Poland Responds to Allegations of CIA Black Sites, Feminist Activist Flees Ukraine

Plus, Hungary gets nationalization-happy and Putin shows birds how to migrate.

By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, and Nino Tsintsadze
 

5 September 2012
EU Opens Gazprom Probe, Bulgaria and Poland Back Away From Euro

Plus, a new round of arrests hits Belarusian opposition and Latvian Russians mount another drive for citizenship rights.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
4 September 2012
Journalists Protest at Kyiv Media Convention, Russian Duma May Expel Opposition Member

Plus, Serbia backtracks on opposition to sitting around the same table with Kosovo, and Kyrgyzstan’s major parties aim to form a new government in record time.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
3 September 2012
Azerbaijan Pardons Armenian’s Killer, Russian Gas Field’s Future in Doubt

Plus, Bosnia’s Croats and Bosniaks might study together, and a reported UK visa blacklist of Russian officials kicks up a row.

By Barbara Frye, Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
31 August 2012
‘Free Pussy Riot’ Scrawled at Murder Scene, Slovak Leader Handicaps Euro Collapse Premium

Plus, Uzbekistan bans foreign bases and will there be a St. Petersburg “March of Millions?”

By S. Adam Cardais and Ernad Halilovic
 
30 August 2012
Suicide Killing in Dagestan and Shootout on Georgia Border Raise Tensions in North Caucasus Premium

Plus, Ukrainian judges reject an appeal from Tymoshenko and Roma parents in the UK worry about losing their children.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Ernad Halilovic
 

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