People

22 December 2004
Only Baby Steps Premium
Central and Eastern Europe suffers from more domestic violence than any part of Europe. Hungary is only just waking up to the problem.
By Michael Logan
 
9 December 2004
Fire in the 'Holes' Premium
Young people in Kyrgyzstan are increasingly turning to drugs for a cheap escape. But, with the police on the lookout for bribes, the habit is becoming more and more costly.
By Botagoz Kassymbekova
 
Turkmenistan's golden leader
1 December 2004
The Ceausescu Career Path? Premium
Contrary to his own belief, Saparmurat Niazov is mortal. What happens to Turkmenistan--and the region--after he's gone is something the international community needs to prepare for, argues the International Crisis Group.
By David Lewis and Andrew Stroehlein
 
Ukraine's Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych
19 November 2004
President of Eastern Ukraine? Premium
In the last days of his premiership, Viktor Yanukovych is again showing the talents and characteristics that took him to the top.
By Oleg Ivanov
 
Anatoly Ivanovich Ustyuzhaninov, aka Lenin
5 November 2004
Life After Lenin Premium
Life after communism is tough for a man who embodied Lenin for 30 years. And also for Lenin’s hometown.
By Michael Chandler and Sergei Borisov
 
5 November 2004
A Growing Problem Premium
With only a few years before possible entry into the EU, rural Romania is showing little sign of becoming more like the rest of Europe.
By Andrew Cartwright
 
3 November 2004
His Own First and Last Line of Defense
The Hague tribunal decides to allow Milosevic to defend himself.
By Aleksandar Mitic
 
Adrian Mutu
29 October 2004
Not So Mutu Premium
A drug scandal involving Romania’s top footballer shines a spotlight on the bad boys (and bosses) of Romanian sport.
By Razvan Amariei
 
22 October 2004
In the Face of Iraq Deaths Premium
The brutal killing in Iraq of two Macedonian hostages shocks the country, but the government is determined to stay its course in Iraq.
By Biljana Stavrova and Robert Alagjozovski
 
Asar, when there was something to celebrate
18 October 2004
Fathers and Daughters Premium
Election results in Kazakhstan raise the possibility of infighting in Nazarbaev's family. From Eurasianet.org.
By Ibragim Alibekov
 

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