Society

7 June 2004
A Culture of Murder Premium
The murder of a wheeler-dealer journalist could be a turning point in the fortunes of Montenegro's effective, but tarnished leader Milo Djukanovic.
By TOL
 
4 June 2004
The Lesson of Two Anniversaries Premium
Out of years of 'failure' can come success.
By Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom and Irena Grudzinska Gross
 
Mate Granic
3 June 2004
High Society Arrests Premium
Following the detention and release of one of Croatia’s most prominent politicians and an equally notable businessman, questions arise about the extent of corruption.
By Drago Hedl
 
31 May 2004
Cry, Freedom Premium
Reports highlight Moldova’s political and human rights failures--and warn the situation may be worsening.
By Angela Sirbu
 
31 May 2004
At Last, an Anti-Corruption Tsar Premium
An ethnic Russian takes over as Latvia's chief corruption fighter after an embarrassingly long search.
By Aris Jansons
 
31 May 2004
Down to Two Meters Premium
Protests spread throughout two provinces after prison authorities reduce already cramped personal-space allotments.
By Wojciech Kosc
 
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev
28 May 2004
United States vs. James H. Giffen Premium
Lawyers for the U.S. consultant at the center of the corruption scandal engulfing Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev try to turn the tables on the U.S. administration, claiming he had “close and repeated contact with officials'' at the CIA, FBI and State Department. From Assandi Times.
By Marlena Telvick
 
28 May 2004
Brave New Schools Premium
Lukashenka unveils the next phase of his university reorganization plan--and reveals much about his true intentions.
By Vitali Silitski
 
28 May 2004
The Death of Green Spaces Premium
They may have botanical names, but there is no disguising that the cafes blossoming in Yerevan are destroying parks – and bearing rich fruits for public officials.
By Edik Baghdasaryan
 
27 May 2004
Underpaid, Underqualified, and Under the Gun Premium
Ukraine’s judiciary faces mounting obstacles as corruption worsens, political influence becomes inescapable, and professional standards plummet.
By Ivan Lozowy
 

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