Society

28 June 2012
Better to Receive Than to Give

A debate on corporate charity once again reveals a shocking gap between Russian and Western businesses.

By Galina Stolyarova
 

28 June 2012
‘Magnitsky Bill’ Outrages Moscow, Czech Justice Minister Sacked Suspiciously

Plus, Georgian authorities again go after an opposition politician, and a Latvia group “issues” fake alien passports for Obama and Clinton.

By Sofia Lotto Persio, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
 
27 June 2012
Racial Profiling on Macedonia’s Borders?

Roma claim a crackdown on the flow of asylum seekers into the EU has effectively barred them from leaving Macedonia.

By Ljubica Grozdanovska Dimishkovska
 
27 June 2012
EU to Open Talks With Montenegro and Seek New Route for Caspian Energy Premium

Plus, sentences are handed down in 1991 massacre of Croat civilians and the Kyrgyz parliament issues a dress code.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, and Sofia Lotto Persio
 
26 June 2012
Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Resort Becomes Property Rights Battleground

The names might change, but the question of who profits from the land around Lake Issyk-Kul won’t go away. From EurasiaNet.org.

By Chris Rickleton
 
26 June 2012
Azeri Activists Go Free, Slovenian Partisans Sent Home

Plus, more defections from Russian human rights council and Romania reverses course on fracking.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, Ernad Halilovic, and Sofia Lotto Persio
 

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