Economy & Business

2 February 2012
Hit the Gas Premium

In Bulgaria’s bitter debate over shale drilling, rational argument gets lost behind the eternal battle lines of Russia versus the West.

By Boyko Vassilev
1 February 2012
Kazakh Human Rights Defender to Walk Free, Eastern Europe Hit by Deadly Cold

Plus, ethnic tensions flare in Macedonia and a lost account of a Nazi purge in Krakow surfaces.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
Adrian Nastase
31 January 2012
Former Romanian Premier Guilty of Corruption, EU Cuts Latvian Funding

Plus, Czechs follow through on threat to boycott EU fiscal treaty and an Azeri dream to pierce the sky.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Kelly Klein
Pal Schmitt
30 January 2012
Serbia Renationalizes Steelworks, Iran Denies Involvement in Azeri Terror Plot

Plus, Hungary’s president accused of plagiarism and Ceausescu souvenirs go on the auction block.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Kelly Klein
27 January 2012
Armenia Cozying Up to Iran, N. Kosovo Serbs Tell Tadic to Take a Hike

Plus, Czechs approve 1.5 billion euro IMF loan, and Moscow OKs massive protest

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain


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