Around the Bloc

5 July 2012
More Language Protests in Kyiv, More Political Drama in Bucharest

Plus, Baku accuses a newspaper editor of treason and Moscow moves to discredit civic groups.

By Barbara Frye, Josh Boissevain and Sofia Lotto Persio
4 July 2012
Romanian Power Struggle Heats Up, Kazakhstan Looks to Islamic Finance Premium

Plus, Armenians decry the power of oligarchs and Russia cringes on the threshold of WTO entry.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Sofia Lotto Persio
3 July 2012
Internationals Loosen Kosovo’s Leash, Small Russian Island Gets Very Big Bridge

Plus, a family surprise for a Hungarian extremist, and Uzbekistan jilts its allies, again.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Ernad Halilovic, and Sofia Lotto Persio
2 July 2012
Belarus Frees ‘Libeling’ Reporter, Mongolian Parties in Coalition Mode After Elections

Plus EU police say goodbye to Bosnia and arrests made in Euroroma party blast in Bulgaria.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Sofia Lotto Persio
29 June 2012
Karadzic Genocide Charge Dropped, Socialists to Form Serbian Government
Plus, Gazprom rejects new Kyiv gas talks and Clinton nudges Riga on restitution.
By S. Adam Cardais and Sofia Lotto Persio

28 June 2012
‘Magnitsky Bill’ Outrages Moscow, Czech Justice Minister Sacked Suspiciously

Plus, Georgian authorities again go after an opposition politician, and a Latvia group “issues” fake alien passports for Obama and Clinton.

By Sofia Lotto Persio, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
27 June 2012
EU to Open Talks With Montenegro and Seek New Route for Caspian Energy Premium

Plus, sentences are handed down in 1991 massacre of Croat civilians and the Kyrgyz parliament issues a dress code.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Sofia Lotto Persio
26 June 2012
Azeri Activists Go Free, Slovenian Partisans Sent Home

Plus, more defections from Russian human rights council and Romania reverses course on fracking.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, Ernad Halilovic, and Sofia Lotto Persio
25 June 2012
Croatia May Tamper With Danube, Kyrgyzstan Threatens Mine Operator
Plus, Putin says Russia will privatize on its own terms, and Brussels re-opens the spigot for Hungary.
By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, Ernad Halilovic, and Sofia Lotto Persio
22 June 2012
Rights Group Slams EU Over Central Asia, Srebrenica Suspects Arrested

Plus, the 'Belarusian list' of Katyn victims is uncovered and Russian scientists are jailed for treason.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain


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