Economy & Business

5 April 2012
Russians in New York, Radar in Azerbaijan

Plus, Dushanbe accuses of Tashkent of courting a humanitarian disaster, and Serbia aims to settle its longtime refugees.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
Boris Tadic
4 April 2012
A Snap Poll in Serbia, an Angry Cleric in Russia Premium

Plus, Lukashenka eyes a second nuclear plant and Tajikistan's children in peril from malnutrition.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Ky Krauthamer

3 April 2012
Still Picking up the Pieces in Zhanaozen

Despite promises of government aid and some new jobs, the riot-torn city in western Kazakhstan remains traumatized. From

By Joanna Lillis
28 March 2012
A Bum Steer for Baku Cabbies?

Private taxi drivers in Azerbaijan’s capital say new regulations, and new cars, are driving them out of business.

By Shahla Sultanova
28 March 2012
More Choice for Turkmen Voters, New Lid for Ravaged Reactor

Plus, Polish ex-spy chief charged over abuse of terror suspects and a Romanian woman’s remarkable rise from poverty.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, and Ioana Caloianu
27 March 2012
Kazakh Terror Trial Opens, Black Sea Neighbors Tussle

Plus, Tashkent again shuts off the gas to Tajikistan and Tallinn debates the merits of free bus rides.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain and Stephen Underwood



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