Economy & Business

14 February 2013
In Uzbekistan, an Undeclared Race to the Top Premium

The ‘candidates’ are keeping quiet, but the autocratic president’s 75th birthday prompts speculation about who might replace him.

By Makhmud Ismoilov
 
13 February 2013
YouTube Files Russian Lawsuit Over Banned Video, Tashkent Close to UK Arms Deal

Plus, Bulgarians stage protests over high energy prices and Putin wants to bring politicians’ foreign assets home.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ky Krauthamer, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
12 February 2013
Belarus: Not Good Enough for Government Work Premium
In another blow to Lukashenka’s planned economy, officials say up to a fourth of bureaucrats will lose their jobs.
By Katerina Barushka
 
7 February 2013
Bulgaria Cites Hezbollah Role in Burgas Blast, Sochi Olympic Construction Mired in Muck Premium

Plus, Thousands of Baltic farmers protest EU subsidies and Romanian civil society groups want a ban on state support to churches.

By Nirvana Bhatia, Ioana Caloianu, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
6 February 2013
Strasbourg Court Ruling Infuriates Warsaw, War Novel Enrages Azerbaijani Public Premium

Plus, hard currency becomes scarce in Uzbekistan and Lithuania endures a cold winter to spite Gazprom.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ky Krauthamer, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
5 February 2013
That Startup Fever Premium

Estonia continues to incite admiration over its technological prowess.

By Martin Ehl
 

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