Around the Bloc

24 October 2011
Mad as Hell in Budapest, an Eye for Almost an Eye in Moscow Premium

Plus, Clinton meets with difficult friends in Central Asia, and a tragic accident highlights peril on Romania's roads.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Kaitlyn Meade
21 October 2011
Russia Sets Sights on New Snipers, Tajikistan Builds Mega Mosque Premium

Plus, Ukraine mulls "homophobic law," and injuries reported in Northern Kosovo confrontation.

By S. Adam Cardais and Andy Markowitz
20 October 2011
Latvian Politics Returns to Form, Moscow Shrugs at WTO Impasse Premium

Plus, the dominoes fall in Sukhumi, and what’s a hapless Uzbek cotton farm manager to do?

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Natasha Kirshina
19 October 2011
Northern Kosovo Serbs Defy NATO, Yanukovych Feels the Heat Premium

Plus, Macedonia mulls controversial sex offender registry, and does Islam threaten secular Kyrgyzstan?

By S. Adam Cardais and Natasha Kirshina
19 October 2011
Reading the Tea Leaves on Putin’s China Visit Premium

His first foreign trip as the future president is less about turning away from the West than about acknowledging certain facts.

By BBC Monitoring
18 October 2011
Spending Is Putin's Cure for Protests, Masked Men Attack Kyrgyz Gold Mine Premium

Plus, MEPs reiterate call for Romania and Bulgaria to join Schengen, and Tito’s granddaughter talks tolerance in Sarajevo.

By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu
17 October 2011
Tension Again on the Rise in Northern Kosovo, Tajikistan Muzzles the Media Premium

Plus, Bosnian Serb leader slams Dayton, and could Russia stomach prohibition?

By S. Adam Cardais and Ioana Caloianu
14 October 2011
Tymoshenko Faces New Criminal Charges, EU Honors Czech Writer Premium

Plus, Brussels slaps Bosnia in report, and Belarus strengthens KGB.

By S. Adam Cardais and Natasha Kirshina
13 October 2011
Serbia Gets One Foot in the EU Door, Latvian Russians Shut Out of Parliament Premium

Plus, even more gas in Turkmenistan and Slovakia ties euro rescue to early elections.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, and Margareta Retsnik
Bidzina Ivanishvili
12 October 2011
Tymoshenko Verdict Strands Kyiv in Sea of Troubles, Slovak Government Felled by Euro-populism Premium

Plus, killers of Kyrgyz journalist convicted and a Georgian tycoon calls out Saakashvili.

By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu


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