Around the Bloc

4 June 2012
Baku Frees Youth Activist, Putin Embraces Lukashenka

Plus, Serbia’s new president denies that Srebrenica was genocide and Russian tourists get a warm welcome in Georgia.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
 
30 May 2012
Firing in Georgia Spurs Vendetta Charge, Another Journalist Attacked in Moscow

Plus, thieves target icons in the Balkans’ unprotected churches and Moldova throws pedophile tour operators in prison.

By Barbara Frye and Joshua Boissevain
 
29 May 2012
Ukrainian Olympics Chief Resigns in Ticket Scandal, Police Convicted in Zhanaozen Violence

Plus, ousted official to be Tatarstan deputy PM, and IMF Pressures Kiev on Gas Prices

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
 
28 May 2012
Georgian Dream Attracts Thousands, Kazakhs Tell Russia No Liftoffs Premium

Plus, Serbian president gets consolation prize and Bosnia war dead get a belated mass funeral.

By Jeremy Druker and Joshua Boissevain
 
Mladic
25 May 2012
Eurovision Protesters, Police Clash in Baku, Mladic Trial Back on Track

Plus, “Russian Wahhabi” sentenced to prison and Ukrainian lawmakers debate a controversial language bill with their fists.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
 
24 May 2012
Putin Backs Huge Fines for Protesters, Czech Teenager Made Up Roma Attack Premium

Plus, Bosnia’s Brcko striking out on its own and mass antelope deaths mystify Kazakhstan. 

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
 
Macedonia tourism video
23 May 2012
Iran Recalls Azeri Envoy, Belarusian Fined for EU Boycott Call

Plus, a Putin ally returns to Rosneft and “white beard” courts accused of holding back women’s rights in Kyrgyzstan.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
 
22 May 2012
Putin Consolidates Power, Nikolic Seeks Western Allies

Plus, NATO’s Baltic strategy and a new political opening for Georgian opposition leader Ivanishvili.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
 
21 May 2012
Nikolic Ousts Tadic, Russians Step Up Protest Walks

Plus, U.S. honors jailed Belarusian human rights activist and Belgrade plans a shelter for gay people.

By S. Adam Cardais, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
 
18 May 2012
Serbian Media Silent on Mladic Trial, Nabucco-lite Proposed
Plus, anti-homophobia demonstrators are attacked in Tbilisi and a Serbian base on the Kosovo border comes under fire.
By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
 

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