Around the Bloc

3 January 2013
Ukraine Faulted Over Foreigner Abductions, Estonian Air’s Future in Doubt Premium

Plus, bitter Albanian political rivalry immobilizes election commission and Putin grants Gerard Depardieu Russian citizenship.

By Anna Novosad, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Nirvana Bhatia
2 January 2013
Kazakhs Step Up Drive Against Extremism, Presidential Amnesties Mark Czechoslovak Divorce Premium

Plus, the rise and rise of Britain’s Polish community and the Georgian parliament overturns Saakashvili veto of amnesty bill.

By Ky Krauthamer and Anna Novosad
Vitaly Milonov
21 December 2012
Khodorkovsky Sentence Reduced, Bosnia Census Faces Delay

Plus, Russian celebs slam 'gay propaganda' law, and stiff sentences leveled in deadly Latvian heist.

By S. Adam Cardais and TOL staff
20 December 2012
Russia Close to Banning U.S. Adoptions, Kosovo Premier Slams New Serbian Plan

Plus, Estonia to launch free public transportation and the trials of finding classic Czech Christmas ornaments.

By Ioana Caloianu, Nirvana Bhatia, and Jeremy Druker
pussy riot
19 December 2012
Serbia Keeps Shedding Jobs, Georgia Debates Condom Ban

Plus, Hungarian students plan more protests despite government climb-down and British celebs urge David Cameron to shun Lukashenka.

By Ioana Caloianu, Nino Tsintsadze, Jeremy Druker, and Ky Krauthamer
18 December 2012
Gas Troubles in Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine, Macedonia Loses Torture Case

Plus, leading Russian activists launch a new rights body and Romania’s Basescu bows to necessity by reappointing rival Ponta as head of government.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
17 December 2012
One Convicted in Politkovskaya Murder, Opposition Defies Moscow to Hold Rally

Plus, more arrests in Balkan-wide trafficking probe, and is Georgia the next Ukraine?

By S. Adam Cardais and Ioana Caloianu
14 December 2012
Ukrainian Premiership Fight Ends, Putin Signals Measured Response to Magnitsky Bill

Plus, Albanian leaders trade blame over another failed EU bid, and Moscow bars a march on the anniversary of last year’s mass election protest.

By S. Adam Cardais and Nino Tsintsadze
13 December 2012
Bosnian Serb General Convicted of Genocide, More Allegations Against Uzbek President’s Daughter in Bribe Scandal

Plus, Lithuania’s new government is finally ready work and Russians jump to report needed repairs to a new website. 

By Nirvana Bhatia, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Nino Tsintsadze
12 December 2012
Putin Idolizes Workers, Accused Ukrainian Lawmaker Returns Home

Plus, Hungary’s homelessness law comes under further scrutiny and a Siberian city where no one gets in without an invitation.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze


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