Politics

24 April 2015
Balkan Gas Corridor Unveiled, Chechen Leader Threatens Russian Police

Plus, the Macedonia tapes scandal reveals a twisted media scene, and Poland accelerates its military buildup.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
24 April 2015
Who is Trying to Turn Kyiv into Donetsk?

Whatever the truth about the recent deaths of politicians and journalists in Ukraine, they can only harm the country. From Chetverta Vlada.

By Denis Kazansky
 
23 April 2015
EU Leaders Talk Migrant Crisis, Russia Accused of Bolstering Defenses in Eastern Ukraine

Plus, Obama angers Armenians on a historic anniversary, and Kyrgyzstan sees an uptick in underage marriages.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
22 April 2015
Corruption and Romania’s DNA

Arrests and protests are making it harder for the country’s politicians to dodge a deep-seated issue. From LSEE. 

By Daniel Brett
 
21 April 2015
EU Readies Gazprom Market Abuse Case, Kazakhstan Could Host Syrian Peace Talks

Plus, Russia claims another Caucasus militant’s scalp, and Ukraine mulls a ban on Communist, Nazi symbols.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
15 April 2015
Ukraine Fighting Intensifies, Albanian Insurgent Group Resurfaces in Macedonia

Plus, Tajikistan bans under-35s from making the pilgrimage to Mecca, and Internet giants reportedly begin transferring data to Russian servers.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
14 April 2015
In Poland, a Tragedy of Negligence, a Legacy of Blame

Five years after the Smolensk crash, the most pressing lessons seem not to have been learned.

By Martin Ehl
 
14 April 2015
Fires Ravage Siberia, Hungarian Far-Right Party in Landmark Election Win

Plus, Russian bikers rile Poles with a planned rally to Berlin, and associates of dead Kazakhstani dissident Rakhat Aliev go on trial in Vienna.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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