Environment

4 September 2013
Floods Rage Unabated on Russia-China Border, Armenia Joins Eurasian Bloc

Plus, Russia bars the door to a Kosovan soccer player and Bosnian miners stage an underground strike.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, and Vladimir Matan
 
2 September 2013
A Hepatitis Outbreak in Kazakhstan, a Fight Over Green Energy in Romania

Plus, religious groups in Poland sue for the right of non-stun slaughter and an ailing, overlooked Russian activist languishes in prison.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
 
30 August 2013
Putin Orders Flood Inquiry, Trouble at The Hague?

Plus, 13 are convicted in a gruesome Kazakhstani prisoner abuse case, and Russia cuts the oil flow to Belarus.

By S. Adam Cardais, Vladimir Matan, and Sintija Treimane
 

29 August 2013
Putin Can’t Handle Homoerotic Joke, Amnesty Slams UN in Kosovo over anti-Serb violence
Plus, Azerbaijan bars an opposition candidate and Lithuania aims its antinuclear pique at a Russian enclave.
By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Vladimir Matan, and Sintija Treimane
 
21 August 2013
Nine Killed in Dagestan Shootout, Albania Cracks Down on Illegal Buildings
Plus, UNESCO will assess Lake Ohrid development plans and the secret NSA document that uncovered a mole at the very top of Yugoslavia’s communist regime.
By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan and Sintija Treimane
 
20 August 2013
Belarus Nuke Plant Meeting Angers Vilnius, Sargsyan Backs Arch-Enemy Aliev

Plus, the deposed ‘gray cardinal’ of the Kremlin may be poised for a comeback and a Czech girl makes history at the Little League World Series.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan and Sintija Treimane
 
29 July 2013
Georgia Offers Amnesty to Collect Illegal Surveillance Tapes, Baku Hits Back at RFE

Plus, Tajikistan gets funds to adapt to climate change and feminists clash with Kyiv police during Orthodox religious holiday.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 
26 July 2013
U.S. Charges Russians in Hacking Conspiracy, A Blow to Khodorkovsky?

Plus, opponents attack a Montenegrin pride parade and a European Capital of Culture builds a wall against the Roma.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Vladimir Matan
 
9 July 2013
Ethnic Unrest Hits Russian Town, Outgoing Czech Premier Calls Foul in Bribery Probe

Plus, shots ring out on the Serbia-Kosovo border and Polish conservatives toast an election victory.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
 

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