- 18 September 2014
- Putin’s Black Hole
The formula for saving any dictatorship is universal: create an enemy, start a war. From the Guardian.
- By Mikhail Shishkin
- 16 September 2014
- Assault Spotlights Gay Rights in Serbia, Tajikistan Releases Jailed Scholar
- Plus, a Slovenian journalist faces prison for publishing ‘state secrets,’ and Lithuania looks east for new export markets.
- By S. Adam Cardais, Jack Nicholson, and Anders Ryehauge
- 15 September 2014
- Kyiv Says Some NATO Countries Send Arms, Report Shines Light on Plight of Russian Orphans
Plus, a Moldovan newspaper is threatened after an expose of a leading cleric, and Belarus isn’t the worst bully in the neighborhood anymore.
- By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Barbara Frye, and Anders Ryehauge
- 11 September 2014
- Estonia Hires Pussy Riot Lawyers for Abducted Agent; OSCE Blasts Uzbekistan Law on Bloggers
Plus, Gazprom reportedly cuts exports to Poland, and two Bosnian ministers are nabbed in a tax raid.
- By Timothy Spence
- 10 September 2014
- Ex-Yugoslav Spymasters Face Murder Trial, Russia Hunts Lithuanian Draft Dodgers
Plus, Uzbekistan gears up for vital cotton harvest and Mongolia’s criminal defamation law comes under scrutiny.
- By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
- 8 September 2014
- Estonian Faces Spy Charge in Moscow, NATO Members Deny Plan to Arm Ukraine
Plus, Georgia tightens defense ties with the West and Baku takes another swipe at civil society.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Anders Ryehauge
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