Environment

12 August 2015
Russia Puts Screws on Small Farmers, Belarus Tries to Cope With Ukrainian Migrants

Plus, WWF releases 50,000 baby Danube sturgeons in effort to save the endangered fish, and Serbia and Kosovo recognize each other’s car insurance schemes.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
29 July 2015
Balkan Migrants Face Tougher Lives in Germany, Moscow Bans Major U.S. Foundation
Plus, Kyrgyzstan’s go-slow policy on cleaning up nuclear waste, and if you think it’s scorching hot where you are in Europe, you’re not alone.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
 
22 July 2015
Bosnian Leaders in Goodwill Trip to Belgrade, Moscow Warns Sweden to Stay Out of NATO

Plus, Russia’s muckraking Novaya Gazeta faces official sanction and Kazakhstani experts say a common gas is behind a bizarre sleeping sickness.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
 
15 July 2015
High Court Weakens Russia’s European Treaty Obligations, EU and Macedonia Clinch Deal on Early Elections

Plus, a huge leak exposes Italian spyware firm’s state clients across the region; what’s behind the spate of Russian military plane crashes?

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Thomas Chan Tsz Chun, and Evgeny Deulin
 
2 July 2015
Russia Says It Can Defy Strasbourg Court, Hungary Woos Legion of Emigrants

Plus, Georgia’s economic slowdown worsens, and Macedonia’s Zaev dares authorities to come and get him.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
29 June 2015
Russia’s Bridge to Crimea: Quick Profits for Putin’s Crony, Zero Accountability

The huge project disregards major environmental and safety issues.

By Halya Coynash
 
26 June 2015
IS Plants a Flag in North Caucasus, No Serbian Trial for Ex-Bosniak Commander

Plus, Kosovo hits allegedly Iran-linked groups, and Hungary’s tobacco-trade reform raises competition concerns.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Thomas Chan Tsz Chun
 
19 June 2015
Kyrgyz Friend of Boston Bomber Jailed, Pope’s Climate Change Talk Angers Poles

Plus, Belarus blocks access to a lifestyle website, and fears grow about press freedom in Croatia after journalist’s dismissal.

By Clare Speak, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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