People

14 April 2014
From Small Things

A Tajikistani couple work to keep the art of miniature painting alive in a country where it once flourished.

By Jamila Sujud
 
4 April 2014
‘We Don’t Know Anything About Our Future’

A Ukrainian resident of Crimea talks about life under the new regime. From IWPR.

By Viktoria Svetkova
 
31 March 2014
Ukraine’s Presidential Favorite Rejects Federalization; Would Russia Annex Finland?

Plus, a tycoon-philanthropist will be Slovakia’s next president and Kyrgyzstan adopts a harsh anti-gay law.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Annabel Lau, Karlo Marinovic, and Lily Sieradzki
 
28 March 2014
Tymoshenko Announces Presidential Bid, Another Mass Grave Found in Bosnia

Plus, Slovakia and Hungary link up for alternatives to Russian gas and Tajikistanis face severe power cuts.

By S. Adam Cardais, Sarah Fluck, and Karlo Marinovic
 
17 March 2014
EU Opts for Limited Russia Sanctions, Henchman Turned Reformer Takes Helm in Serbia

Plus, Kosovo probes nearly 200 for corruption and Lithuania detains an ex-Russian solider for suspected involvement in a bloody 1991 crackdown. 

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Annabel Lau, Karlo Marinovic, and Lily Sieradzki
 
13 March 2014
Former Croatian PM Guilty of Corruption, Trafficking Up in Tajikistan

Plus, accusations that some highway funds have gone missing in Macedonia and Romania will try to bar entry for Jobbik’s leader.

By Ioana Caloianu, Sarah Fluck, Marketa Horazna, Annabel Lau, and Karlo Marinovic
 
6 March 2014
Russia, Ukraine Skirmish in Cyber Space, Czechs Score Huge Heroin Bust

Plus, Kosovo to get its own army and a human rights report provokes an anti-gay backlash in Kyrgyzstan.

By S. Adam Cardais, Ioana Caloianu, and Sarah Fluck
 
3 March 2014
What of the Tatars?

No one can claim to speak for all of Crimea, but its Tatars, returned from Soviet-era exile, can hardly welcome Russia’s embrace.

By Halya Coynash
 
27 February 2014
Educate, Integrate, or Alienate?

Schools in Russia have a terrible track record of dealing with the children of immigrants.

By Galina Stolyarova
 
25 February 2014
Azerbaijan's New Wave

The traditional opposition in tatters, a fresh-faced force is emerging to challenge the Aliev regime. Does it stand a chance?

By Shahla Sultanova
 

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