Bosnia & Herzegovina
19 August 2014
Sputtering Truce Talks in Ukraine, Paramilitary Drills at Kids’ Church Camp in Serbia
Plus, Bosnian archivists struggle to save precious documents after the February violence and Russia's oil tsar defends his reputation.
By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
7 August 2014
Russia Set to Restrict Food Imports, Maidan Holdouts Fight Clearing of Tent Camp
Plus, Albania takes aim at suspected diploma mills and Uzbekistani bondholders get a nasty surprise.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
29 July 2014
Lithuania: The Incredible Shrinking University Degree The allure of a university diploma gives way to the security of vocational training in the post-2008 economy.
By Linas Jegelevicius
3 July 2014
Hungary Could Land in Fiscal Doghouse, Risks from Afghanistan ‘Exaggerated’ in Central Asia
Plus, U.S. submits its new Russia envoy to Moscow for approval, and plagiarism mars academic research in Kazakhstan.
By Piers Lawson, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
30 June 2014
Russia Mounts Massive Military Exercises, Montenegrin Court SuspendsTabloid for Tarring Activist
Plus, scandals prompt Serbia to mull vetting officials’ academic claims and the Eurasian Union remains open to Ukrainian imports – for now.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
24 June 2014
Serbia’s Police Chiefs Get the Boot, Belarus Activist Unexpectedly Freed
Plus, Lithuania gets a green light to join the euro, and violence erupts in northern Kosovo.
By S. Adam Cardais, Rebecca Johnson, and Madeleine Stern
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