Around the Bloc

11 June 2012
Serbia’s President Tussles with Brussels, Romanian Ruling Party Wins Big

Plus, Russia’s fans cause trouble at Euro 2012 while its pilots flex their muscles over Armenia.

By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Sofia Lotto Persio
8 June 2012
Kazakh Guard Charged in Border Killings, Estonian President Twitter Blitzes Krugman Premium

Plus, Kosovo inches toward full independence and Romania fights school violence

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
7 June 2012
Bishkek Probes Manas ‘Bribery,’ Romanian Roma Sickened by New Homes in Laboratory Premium
Plus, Latvia is hailed as an economic model by the IMF and Russia’s “Dead Road” railway gets some press.
By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
6 June 2012
Russian Protesters to Pay the Price, Ukrainians Clash Over Language

Plus, Bucharest’s stray dogs get a shelter and a missing Kazakh border guard is found after a horrendous checkpoint attack.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
5 June 2012
Putin Fears Contagion in Euro Crisis, Czech Pol Makes Amends in 'Pengate'

Plus, chaos in a Kazakh court, and a mass grave in northern Kosovo?

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain

4 June 2012
Baku Frees Youth Activist, Putin Embraces Lukashenka

Plus, Serbia’s new president denies that Srebrenica was genocide and Russian tourists get a warm welcome in Georgia.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
30 May 2012
Firing in Georgia Spurs Vendetta Charge, Another Journalist Attacked in Moscow

Plus, thieves target icons in the Balkans’ unprotected churches and Moldova throws pedophile tour operators in prison.

By Barbara Frye and Joshua Boissevain
29 May 2012
Ukrainian Olympics Chief Resigns in Ticket Scandal, Police Convicted in Zhanaozen Violence

Plus, ousted official to be Tatarstan deputy PM, and IMF Pressures Kiev on Gas Prices

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
28 May 2012
Georgian Dream Attracts Thousands, Kazakhs Tell Russia No Liftoffs Premium

Plus, Serbian president gets consolation prize and Bosnia war dead get a belated mass funeral.

By Jeremy Druker and Joshua Boissevain
25 May 2012
Eurovision Protesters, Police Clash in Baku, Mladic Trial Back on Track

Plus, “Russian Wahhabi” sentenced to prison and Ukrainian lawmakers debate a controversial language bill with their fists.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain


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