Society

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
 
25 March 2015
Poroshenko Sacks Feisty Governor, Serbia-Kosovo Talks Hit a Hurdle

Plus, German courts refuse to send Bulgarian convicts home to filthy jails; report alleges Gulnara Karimov made billions by arm-twisting foreign investors.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
25 March 2015
Lithuania: Predators in the Schoolyard
Sex-abuse scandals at two schools for troubled children prompt calls for the country to overhaul its foster-care system.
By Linas Jegelevicius
 
24 March 2015
Bellwether Balkan Fish at Risk from Dams, Gagauzia Strengthens Ties to Moscow

Plus, a new twist in Albania’s political murder scandal, and experts say China is outpacing Russia in the 21st-century ‘great game.’

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
24 March 2015
Red Legacy

Almost five years after toxic sludge flooded Devecser, the town is thriving – but worries remain about similar industrial waste sites around Hungary.

By Daniele Bassi
 
23 March 2015
NATO Commander Says Russia Still Arms Rebels, German Minister Visits Visegrad Leaders

Plus, Macedonian pupils borrow a protest lesson from university students, and a town in Uzbekistan demolishes a Soviet war memorial.

By Timothy Spence
 
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
 

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