Around the Bloc

13 April 2012
An Alleged Hate Killing in Moscow, a Recovered Cezanne in Serbia Premium

Plus, Astana gets tough on dirty cars and gum throwers, and Serbia's presidential polls could bust the budget.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
12 April 2012
Mass Sterilization in Uzbekistan, Outrage over Swiss Roma Story

Plus, arrests, finally, in the storming of the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, and a Facebook activist languishes in prison in Azerbaijan.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Anna Shamanska
11 April 2012
Moscow’s Growing Pains, Chechnya Looks South for Oil Investors

Plus, new protests against Belgrade Romani settlements and a makeover for one of the Soviet Union’s top pilgrimage sites.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
10 April 2012
Baku Sees a Rare Legal Protest, Albania Catches the Greek Disease

Plus, South Ossetia finally has a president and Romania announces plans to close its remaining orphanages.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain

6 April 2012
Yushchenko Poisoning Case Closes, Russian Official Resigns Over Prisoner Death

Plus, Moscow welcomes Kyrgyz migrants, and U.S. urges results in Kosovo-Serbia talks. 

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
5 April 2012
Russians in New York, Radar in Azerbaijan

Plus, Dushanbe accuses of Tashkent of courting a humanitarian disaster, and Serbia aims to settle its longtime refugees.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
Boris Tadic
4 April 2012
A Snap Poll in Serbia, an Angry Cleric in Russia Premium

Plus, Lukashenka eyes a second nuclear plant and Tajikistan's children in peril from malnutrition.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Ky Krauthamer
3 April 2012
Moscow’s Migrant Death Traps, Sofia’s Dangerous Dogs

Plus, Tymoshenko may be treated outside prison and Kosovo’s anti-corruption chief is arrested.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Stephen Underwood
2 April 2012
Scandal Brings Down Hungarian President, Kadyrov Linked to Dissident Death Plot

Plus, fallout from Russian TV’s ambush of U.S. ambassador and Albanian libel charges attract international attention.

By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Anna Shamanska
30 March 2012
Baku Denies Offering Air-Base Use to Israel, Temelin Troubles

Plus, Bulgarian police uncover alleged trafficking ring, and a smoking ban in Russia?

By S. Adam Cardais and Angela Almeida


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