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10 April 2015
Kyiv Sets Goal of NATO Membership, Latvia Set to Host Gay Pride Festival

Plus, the UN tells Kazakhstan to clean up its filthy environment; support for Russia’s takeover of Crimea sees Yugoslav star Goran Bregovic dumped by Polish music festival.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
1 April 2015
Kaliningrad: ‘Just Another Russian Region’
How European is this formerly German, possibly nuclearized piece of Russia wedged in among its Western neigbors? From CEPI.
By Aliaksei Kazharski
 
30 March 2015
A City of Two Tales

In western Kosovo, a church visit and its fallout tighten a Gordian knot of ethnic tension and mutual victimhood. 

By Uffe Andersen
 
20 March 2015
Observers on the Line of Death

Five Ukrainians reflect on the turmoil of the past year and the ‘physical need to resist.’ Last in a series.

By Yevgenia Belorusets
 
19 March 2015
Georgians to the Rescue in Ukraine

Can a troop of foreign-born red-tape slashers and corruption fighters usher in an era of good governance in Kyiv?

By Maia Edilashvili
 
13 March 2015
What Can Ukrainians Expect from Europe?
The right combination of arms, aid, and tutelage will be key – and elusive.
By Yevgenia Belorusets
 
11 March 2015
Everything Is Awesome
In Crimea’s capital, optimism trumps uncertainty and empty shelves.
By Tatiana Kozak
 
27 February 2015
What Remains After Maidan?

Five writers from Ukraine discuss the legacy of the movement that was supposed to change their country. First in a series.

By Yevgenia Belorusets
 
23 February 2015
Latvia Torn Between Money and Fear of Russia
The Ukraine crisis and Russia’s politics have fed a huge demand for Latvia’s residency-for-investment program. From EurasiaNet.org.
By Inga Springe and Sanita Jemberga
 
18 February 2015
Russia-Backed Rebels Seize Debaltseve, Putin Visits an EU Ally
Plus, Croatia’s ex-president is implicated in a Finnish bribery trial, and falling water in Lake Baikal sets off alarms.
By Ky Krauthamer, Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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