Around the Bloc

9 November 2011
Belarus Looks to China, Russia Has Foot in WTO Door Premium

Plus, activists stop an Armenian river project and Croatia’s Sanader faces new bribery charge.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
Anna Grodzka
8 November 2011
Poland’s New-Look Parliament, Hope on Horizon for Romanian Economy Premium

Plus, nationalists rally in Moscow and Georgians rush to give money to a billionaire.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Kaitlyn Meade
7 November 2011
A Boost for Business in Hungary, an Uppercut to Politics in Ukraine Premium

Plus, Russia pursues Transdniester leader’s son for embezzlement and a group aims to lure Armenia’s diaspora back home.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
4 November 2011
Tbilisi Warns Moscow Over ‘Inalienable Parts of Georgia,’ Skopje Warns Malingerers Premium

Plus, Czech president "battles" the EU, and a Belarusian activist faces trial.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
3 November 2011
Chernobyl's 'Liquidators' Rise Up, Screws Tighten on Some Faiths in Russia Premium
Plus, Latvia's banking whistleblower resurfaces, and Serbia tries again to sell its ailing national carrier.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
Marek Belka
2 November 2011
Transdniester Frees Accused Spy, Iranian Gas Chief Says Nabucco Pipeline ‘Dead’ Premium

Plus, Armenia opposition wary of Putin’s Eurasian Union plan and Poland’s top banker waxes enthusiastic about the euro, despite everything.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
1 November 2011
Seselj Punished for Contempt, Rivals Turn on Kyrgyz President-Elect Premium

Plus, a Polish sports hero denies being a communist spy, and should the Ahtisaari plan for Kosovo be revised?

By Ky Krauthamer
31 October 2011
Elections in Kyrgyzstan and Bulgaria, Money to Burn in Hungary Premium
Plus, police investigate the gunman who opened fire at the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo and Serbian liberals tell the Russian ambassador to butt out. 
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Kaitlyn Meade
28 October 2011
Romania's ‘I Am a Roma’ Campaign, Kyrgyzstan's Bold Border Reopening Premium

Plus, Lithuania rejects new CIA prisons probe, and a reconstructed Bolshoi makes its debut.

By S. Adam Cardais and Natasha Kirshina
27 October 2011
Macedonian Mayor Likes a Little Gunfire, Turkmenistan Frees RFE Reporter Premium

Plus, Azerbaijan-Turkey deal sparks hope for Nabucco and a well-respected Russian educator dies a lonely death in prison. 

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu


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