Around the Bloc

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10 April 2013
Mourning in Serbia, Competing Inaugurations in Armenia

Plus, Albanians to vote on garbage and Estonia frets over its success.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
 
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9 April 2013
Russian Journalist Disabled in Attack Dies, Montenegrin President Reelected
Plus, Kyrgyzstan mulls chemical castration for pedophiles and Georgian lawmakers propose a massive review of court verdicts.
By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
 
8 April 2013
Merkel Chides Putin, Yanukovych Pardons Foes

Plus, Belgrade asks for more talks on Kosovo and Croatian war veterans march against Cyrillic signs.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu and Vladimir Matan
 
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5 April 2013
Ukraine Frees Ex-Tajik Leader, Offshore Records Embarrass High-Fliers

Plus, Slovenia says it’s not another Cyprus and an accused Kosovo organ trafficker pleads guilty.

By S. Adam Cardais, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
 
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4 April 2013
Ukraine Has a Boxer Rebellion, While Russians Sell More Arms

Plus, Czechs finally hoist the EU flag, and Serbia faces ‘incredibly difficult decisions’ on Kosovo.

By Erik N. Nelson, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
 
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3 April 2013
Prokhorov Claims Fraud in Russian Mayoral Vote, Poland Mulls LOT Sale

Plus, the UN and Kazakhstan team up to mediate Central Asian water disputes and Turkmen citizens jump for joy at the leader’s command.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, and Vladimir Matan
 
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2 April 2013
Kyrgyzstan Jails Opposition Leaders, Romania May Stop Drug Exports

Plus, cautious hopes ahead of the latest Serbia-Kosovo summit and an unusual plan to send ethnic Azeris into Armenian territory.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Joshua Boissevain
 
29 March 2013
Putin Orders Surprise Black Sea Military Drills, Inquest Opens in Berezovsky Death

Plus, another critic of Tajikistan’s government disappears, and Brussels unfreezes Polish road funds after a scandal.

By S. Adam Cardais, Barbara Frye, and Connor Zickgraf
 
28 March 2013
Russian Diplomats Called on Carpet, Uzbek Leader Surfaces
Plus, Latvian ‘non-citizens’ call an election and two Bosnian Serbs get 22 years for ethnic ‘cleansing.’
By Erik N. Nelson, Joshua Boissevain, and Connor Zickgraf
 
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27 March 2013
Poles May Vote on Euro Adoption, Russian Senator Resigns Amid Growing Scandal

Plus, Bosnia gets help to clear backlog of war-crimes cases and heritage buffs fight to save an old Bucharest market.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ky Krauthamer, and Connor Zickgraf
 

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