Around the Bloc

16 July 2012
Nazi Suspect Cornered in Budapest, Possible Terrorist Arms Discovered Near Almaty

Plus, Tajikistan aims to monitor the Internet for insults to the president and a court ruling strikes a blow for Bosnia’s unity.

By Barbara Frye, Josh Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Sofia Lotto Persio, and Ernad Halilovic
13 July 2012
Russia’s ‘Foreign Agent’ Bill Slammed, Mladic Hospitalized

Plus, Moldova bans totalitarian symbols and Lithuanian spy nabbed in Belarus?

By S. Adam Cardais and Sofia Lotto Persio
12 July 2012
No Charges for Armenian Oligarch, Measured Words from Serbia’s President Premium

Plus, more rumors of a pardon for Romania’s disgraced ex-premier, and rights groups point to slave labor in Uzbekistan.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Sofia Lotto Persio and Ernad Halilovic
11 July 2012
Hungary Heads for Tough Loan Talks, Turkmenistan Faces Grain Shortfall

Plus, Putin mulls changes to a controversial bill on civic groups and Georgian clerics find no Satanic fingerprints on electronic IDs.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Sofia Lotto Persio
10 July 2012
Russian Wikipedia Goes Dark, Romanian Court Upholds President’s Suspension

Plus, Azerbaijan’s first elected leader returns from exile and a Polish board game tries to make communism fun.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Sofia Lotto Persio
9 July 2012
Floods Devastate Parts of Russia, Romanian President Suspended

Plus, Ratko Mladic’s trial resumes in The Hague and Hugh Grant irks Budapest.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Ernad Halilovic
6 July 2012
Pilot 'Bears' Down on Minsk Over Free Speech, Poland to Honor Elton John Premium

Plus, an activist is cleared of Zhanaozen charges and Albanian electoral reform is stalled.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
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


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