Around the Bloc

Bulgarian farmers protest
7 December 2011
Medvedev Comes to Prague Bearing Gifts, Bulgarian Farmers Protest Subsidy Cuts Premium

Plus, Saakashvili founds a new city and Jolie defends her Bosnian war movie against plagiarism claim.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
Russian election video
6 December 2011
Hundreds Arrested at Moscow Political Protest, Danube Drought Hampers Traffic Premium

Plus, Belgrade compromises on Kosovo border posts and Vilnius clamps down on beggars and alms-givers.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Kaitlyn Meade
5 December 2011
Russia’s Manipulated Elections, Croatia and Slovenia’s Turns to the Left

Plus, a tale of one Russian, one Lithuanian, two failed banks, and a bailed-out airline.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
2 December 2011
Cat, Mouse, and the Russian Elections; Czechs Face Neo-Nazi Charges

Plus, activists catch Tashkent in child labor lie, and bad news for Russia, Ukraine on World AIDS Day.

By S. Adam Cardais, Barbara Frye, and Joshua Boissevain

1 December 2011
Death Sentence for Convicted Minsk Bombers, Poland Puts Coal-Covered Foot in Mouth
Plus, late Russian murderer gets a monument and Croatia wonders if it has more registered voters than citizens.
By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
30 November 2011
South Ossetia Election Turmoil, Ailing Tymoshenko Treated in Prison Hospital

Plus, dozens injured as NATO troops clash with Kosovo Serbs, and Slovakia prepares for mass walkout of doctors.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
Ante Markovic
29 November 2011
Ante Markovic Dies, Armenia Rocked by Child Sex Scandal

Plus, a top Czech police officer is caught red-handed and a president’s wayward daughter tries to win back daddy’s affections.

By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu
28 November 2011
Moody’s Deals Budapest a Blow, Minsk Cuts a Deal with Moscow Premium

Plus, a dire future of unemployment and shortages for Uzbekistan, and Putinmania grips United Russia.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Kaitlyn Meade
Ales Byalyatski
25 November 2011
European Officials Denounce Byalyatski Sentencing, Kosovo Serbs Attack KFOR Troops Premium

Plus, explosion at Uzbek-Tajik border stops trains and the new Kyrgyz president makes no secret of his Russian sympathies.

By Ky Krauthamer and Joshua Boissevain
Rafiq Tagi
24 November 2011
Azeri Journalist Dies After Attack, Poland Warned Over Budget Deficit Premium

Plus, Slovak minister ousted in wiretapping scandal and Ronald Reagan pops up in Tbilisi and Warsaw.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain


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