9 August 2010
Not Over Yet Premium

TOL Talk: Kyrgyzstan’s crisis is no longer in the headlines, but it continues nonetheless, with mass round-ups, beatings, and torture.

By Barbara Frye
6 August 2010
Home of the Booze Premium

TOL audio slide show: A supposedly liberalizing law on private production of Hungary’s national drink hasn’t convinced many home distillers to go straight.

By Anita Komuves
5 August 2010
Of Computers and Men Premium

In which the best-laid plans to stem corruption in the university admissions process go askew.

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By Galina Stolyarova
4 August 2010
Russia’s Invisible Class Gets Its Big Break

Three movies dealing with the hitherto ignored plight of Russia’s migrant workers screened at Russia’s biggest film festival, signaling the start of a new cinematic trend. From openDemocracy.

By Mumin Shakirov
3 August 2010
Macedonian Government Wins 24/7 Listening Rights Premium

Skopje tells critics to trust that law enforcement will not abuse sweeping new powers to monitor phone calls and e-mails.

By Ljubica Grozdanovska Dimishkovska
3 August 2010
Below the Surface

A crashing economy and personal ills have left thousands homeless in Bishkek. Some have gone underground. From EurasiaNet.

By Dalton Bennett



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