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29 July 2014
Yatsenyuk Calls for ‘War Tax,’ Russia Puts Bite on McDonald’s

Plus, Central Asian neighbors seek to cool Ferghana Valley dispute and an Armenia court delivers a potentially devastating press freedom ruling.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
 
18 July 2014
Blame, Investigations Begin in Airliner Crash, Slovenia Loses 20-Year Bank Dispute

Plus, Hungary tries to get its fiscal house in order and Montenegro arrests journalist's alleged attackers.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
 
Miro Cerar
15 July 2014
Newcomer Wins Slovenian Elections, Abducted Ukrainian Journalist Found Dead

Plus, Bulgaria turns over supervision of banks to the EU and Russia announces big plans for a Siberian railway.

By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
 
7 July 2014
Ukrainian Cities Face Government Siege, Tourists Shun Crimean Beaches

Plus, more violence in Macedonia as Albanians clash with police, and Russia puts new restrictions on foreign Internet companies.

By Ky Krauthamer, 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
 
27 June 2014
Baku's Unchecked Abuses

Recently banned from traveling abroad, leading Azerbaijani rights activist Leyla Yunus says the West is turning a blind eye to the Aliev regime’s excesses.

By Shahla Sultanova
 
20 June 2014
A Researcher Vanishes in Tajikistan, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets a Boost

Plus, Macedonia gets a new-old government, and Czech scientists say they have a Lyme disease vaccine.

By S. Adam Cardais, Barbara Frye, and Madeleine Stern
 

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