26 March 2015
Kyrgyzstan Courts EU, Russia; Human Traffickers Busted

Plus, a jailed Azerbaijani journalist sees her family, and a Chechen lawmaker threatens to send big guns to Mexico.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
18 March 2015
Caucasus Gas Pipeline Breaks Ground; U.S., Europe Condemn South Ossetia’s New Deal With Moscow

Plus, Kyrgyzstani leader’s secretive trip to Moldova sets the rumor mill turning, and health experts warn that TB remains a major killer in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
17 March 2015
Central Europe’s Digital Freedom Struggle

Despite their own experiences under communism and the outcry within their borders over Edward Snowden's revelations, the governments of Central Europe have not taken a strong stand to rein in their own authorities. From Project Syndicate

By Jeremy Druker and Jeff Lovitt
17 March 2015
Cold Reception for Kyiv’s Autonomy Offer, Papal Envoy Welcomed in Belarus
Plus, details of Russian ‘troll factories’ emerge and Hungary adjusts to new restrictions on Sunday shopping.
By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
16 March 2015
Guerrilla Journalists in Our Midst
The anonymous editor of an alternative Czech news site says its mission is to combat the ‘pro-American view of the feudal status of Europeans.’ From Respekt.
By Ondrej Kundra
13 March 2015
Poland Looks to Buy Cruise Missiles, Cyberspace Buzzes With Putin Rumors

Plus, Spain refuses to extradite a Kazakhstani dissident and speculation about a political murder plot galvanizes Albania.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
6 March 2015
Finishing What Yanukovych Started
Has wartime turned Ukrainians and their media into well-meaning but misguided censors?
By Yevgenia Belorusets



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