Plus, Belarusian timber workers are barred from quitting, and a Kazakh activist is jailed as the anniversary of Zhanaozen nears.
Plus, activists demand the release of Uzbekistan’s political prisoners, and U.S. passage of the Magnitsky bill enrages Moscow.
Plus, the Baltics race to space, and demolitions of Belarus homes before a presidential visit raise questions.
Plus, a new mosque will honor Chechen leader Kadyrov and Russia’s beloved animator Fyodor Khitruk dies, aged 95.
Plus, Poland’s Catholic primate defends the use of baby boxes and British Russophiles are red-faced over a bad-taste photo.
Plus, a major snowfall creates a 100-mile traffic jam in Russia and Ukraine is hoodwinked in a phony gas deal.
Plus, Russia levels posthumous charges against Magnitsky, and Croatia sees its first anti-austerity protest.
Plus, Estonia and Latvia brace for more asylum seekers and Georgia’s new prime minister takes on The Washington Post.
Plus, Ukraine marks a milestone in the Chernobyl cleanup and Russians plan to celebrate the end of the world in style.
Plus, Czech top brass plead on behalf of jailed ‘spies’ and the Russians who get a kick out of poisoning stray dogs.
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