Around the Bloc
- 13 May 2013
- Familiar Name Tops Bulgarian Voting, Georgian Presidential Contender Announced
Plus, Macedonia’s attempt to extradite two mass-murder suspects from Kosovo is complicated, and Latvia eases up on some non-citizens.
- By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
- 10 May 2013
- Former Kremlin Dark Arts Master Resigns, Belgrade's Gays Get a Haven
Plus, Romania goes another round in libel pingpong, and Hungary's parliament tries to limit access to information.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
- 9 May 2013
- Croatia, Slovenia Star in New Corruption Report, Kerry to Russian opposition: We Hear You
Plus, the Holocaust in Bulgaria was a two-way street and energy firms give up on fracking in Poland.
- By Erik N. Nelson, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
- 8 May 2013
- War Wounds Reopened by Conviction in Russia, Acquittal in Bosnia
Plus, a Jewish leader apologizes to the Hungarian prime minister and Croatia says a sad farewell to a favorite beverage.
- By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Vladimir Matan
- 7 May 2013
- Georgian Patriarch Demands Abortion Ban, Russian Press Mogul Goes on Trial
- Plus, Kosovo arrests a suspected drug kingpin and the architect of St. Petersburg's new Mariinsky defends his conservative design.
- By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
- 6 May 2013
- Brussels Raps Moldova Over Power Grab, Fighters From Kyrgyzstan Head to Syria
- Plus, who gets the blame for letting thousands of Czech convicts free and a poor Latvian town looks to Rothko for a boost.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Connor Zickgraf
- 3 May 2013
- Ireland Abandons Magnitsky Bill, Jewish Leaders Confront Ugly Side of Hungary
- Plus, Belarusian ‘press freedom’ means release from jail and Kazakhs hand down terror plot sentences.
- By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu and Vladimir Matan
- 2 May 2013
- Soviet Award Dusted Off, Media Freedoms Take A Dive
Plus, Ukraine is dinged for piracy and Slovenia’s debts are deemed junk.
- By Erik N. Nelson, Joshua Boissevain, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
- 1 May 2013
- A Victory for Tymoshenko, A Black Eye for Central Asia’s Religion Bullies
Plus, protests and anger on this Labor Day, and presidential grants in Armenia go to shadowy groups.
- By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, and Connor Zickgraf
- 30 April 2013
- Kosovo Convicts Five for Kidney Harvesting, Polish Heads Roll Over Gazprom Memo
Plus, Europe ups the pressure for a new constitution in Hungary and the Turkmen president leads, and falls, from the front.
- By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Connor Zickgraf
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