6 March 2013
Moldova Government Collapses, Ukraine Makes Cautious Approach to Russian Trade Bloc

Plus, Kazakh mosques feel the bite of a new religion law and the United States and Russia join together in bid to ban polar bear hunting.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Richard Parrish, and Connor Zickgraf
28 February 2013
Coke-Free Uzbekistan, All-Electric Estonia Premium

Plus, crisis-battered Slovenia and Bulgaria try to pick up the political pieces and Saakashvili admits he flubbed an attack on Russian banks.

By Nirvana Bhatia, Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Richard Parrish, and Connor Zickgraf
26 February 2013
Runner-up Might Challenge Armenian Vote, Critical Ukrainian Magazine Vanishes Premium

Plus, a smoking ban becomes law in Russia and Bosnian Serbs are sentenced in a wartime massacre of Roma.

By by Erik N. Nelson, Julia Brimelow, Ioana Caloianu, and Richard Parrish
19 February 2013
Sargsyan Easily Wins Re-election, Tajiks Demand Extradition of Former Prime Minister Premium

Plus, Brussels considers the way forward for the EU’s eastern neighbors and takes a dim view of Russia’s car recycling tax.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ky Krauthamer, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, and Nino Tsintsadze
14 February 2013
Moldova Government in Jeopardy, Chernobyl Roof Caves in

Plus, Hungary passes a massive revision of its civil laws and the Dutch soften on Bulgaria joining Schengen.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Anna Novosad, and Richard Parrish,
11 February 2013
Georgia’s Political Divide Turns Violent, Moldova Probes Russian Money-Laundering

Plus, the Balkans have Europe’s dirtiest air, and Romania and Hungary spar over a flag.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Anna Novosad, Richard Parrish, and Nino Tsintsadze
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



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