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Madneuli mine
18 December 2012
Cleaning Up Georgia’s Environmental Law Premium

Georgia’s new government is rushing to repeal recent environmental legislation that critics say opens a door to corruption.

By Tsira Gvasalia
 
18 December 2012
Gas Troubles in Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine, Macedonia Loses Torture Case

Plus, leading Russian activists launch a new rights body and Romania’s Basescu bows to necessity by reappointing rival Ponta as head of government.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
17 December 2012
The Great Russian Consumer Revolution Premium

In a new book, journalist Valery Panyushkin argues that the Soviet Union fell to an emerging consumer society that is also beginning to undermine Vladimir Putin as frustration builds over Russia's abysmal public services.

By Alexander Kolesnichenko
 
13 December 2012
Bosnian Serb General Convicted of Genocide, More Allegations Against Uzbek President’s Daughter in Bribe Scandal

Plus, Lithuania’s new government is finally ready work and Russians jump to report needed repairs to a new website. 

By Nirvana Bhatia, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Nino Tsintsadze
 
13 December 2012
Moldovan Migrants: Torn Between West and East Premium
For many, the path to a better life leads no longer to Europe, but to Russia.
By Dmitri Romanovski
 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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