Around the Bloc

Zeljko Komsic
26 April 2013
Serbian President Apologizes for Srebrenica, Moldovan Political Shenanigans Continue

Plus, Moscow levels the first “foreign agent” fine, and Uzbekistan cracks down on … cyclists.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
25 April 2013
Navalny Calls Trial ‘Political Revenge,’ Bosnian Serb War-Crime Indictees to Get State Aid

Plus, Serbia's Kosovo liaison quits over an EU-backed deal, and is a former Czech priest headed for sainthood?

By S. Adam Cardais, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
Mikheil Saakashvili
24 April 2013
Saakashvili Vetoes Legal Reforms, Moscow Will Base Fighters in Belarus

Plus, Armenia and Brussels open another round of trade talks and Estonia’s Russian-language schools face closure.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
23 April 2013
Serbian Church Shaken by Sex Scandal, Police Hunt Killer in Southern Russia

Plus, Hungary bans swastikas and red stars, and Russia issues an arrest warrant for Hermitage Capital chief Browder.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Vladimir Matan

22 April 2013
Serbia Heads for EU Entry Talks, Moldova’s Pols Sling Old Mud

Plus, Uzbekistan frees a celebrated writer after 14 years, and an opposition figure in Tajikistan is severely beaten.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
Aleksei Navalny
19 April 2013
The Boston Bombing's 'Chechen Connection,' Navalny's New Trial

Plus, police search a pet project of Dmitry Medvedev and Romania cools on the euro.

By S. Adam Cardais, Barbara Frye, and Vladimir Matan
18 April 2013
Russian Social Network Raided, Church Urged Not to Locate Near Srebrenica

Also, the United States and Russia agree on adoption cooperation and Kazakhstan shines in the IT sphere.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
Aleksei Navalny
17 April 2013
Navalny’s Trial Delayed, EU Hopefuls Treated to Ashton’s Wisdom

Plus, Romania will name former gulag commandants and pensioners face problems in Poland and Bosnia.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
16 April 2013
Bugging Scandal Rocks Bulgaria, Cyprus Scrambles to Regain Russians’ Trust

Plus, four-fifths of Croatian voters stay home on Euro-election day and Moscow threatens to close a vital transport link for migrant workers.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf

15 April 2013
Romania Ends Notorious Road Contract, Azerbaijan Targets Free Thought

Plus, Lithuanians and Latvians are among the EU’s top degree-holders, and Ashgabat’s urban renewal leaves misery in its wake.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan


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