Society

Mladic
25 May 2012
Eurovision Protesters, Police Clash in Baku, Mladic Trial Back on Track

Plus, “Russian Wahhabi” sentenced to prison and Ukrainian lawmakers debate a controversial language bill with their fists.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
 
25 May 2012
The New Siege of St. Petersburg

TOL Special Report: Protesting residents say overdevelopment of Russia's second city is destroying parks and greenery at a rate unseen since World War II.

By Galina Stolyarova
 
24 May 2012
Putin Backs Huge Fines for Protesters, Czech Teenager Made Up Roma Attack Premium

Plus, Bosnia’s Brcko striking out on its own and mass antelope deaths mystify Kazakhstan. 

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
 
23 May 2012
St. Petersburg Gets Sorted

TOL Special Report: A test drive for recycling in Russia’s second city gets an overwhelming response.

By Irina Titova
 
Macedonia tourism video
23 May 2012
Iran Recalls Azeri Envoy, Belarusian Fined for EU Boycott Call

Plus, a Putin ally returns to Rosneft and “white beard” courts accused of holding back women’s rights in Kyrgyzstan.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
 
22 May 2012
Putin Consolidates Power, Nikolic Seeks Western Allies

Plus, NATO’s Baltic strategy and a new political opening for Georgian opposition leader Ivanishvili.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
 
22 May 2012
In Uzbekistan, It’s A Soldier’s Life for Me

Life in the army comes loaded with perks and free from the bullying in other post-Soviet armies.

By EurasiaNet.org
 
22 May 2012
Moving the Goalposts

Are Hungarians so glum because they earn sporting success only in water polo?

By Martin Ehl
 

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