Central Europe & Baltics

30 July 2014
Atrocities Probe Points to Top Figures in Kosovo, Russia Sanctions Bite Major Energy Companies

Plus, Hungary’s leader embraces ‘illiberal democracy’ and Central Asian countries are again named religion bullies.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Piers Lawson, and Erin Murphy
 
29 July 2014
Lithuania: The Incredible Shrinking University Degree
The allure of a university diploma gives way to the security of vocational training in the post-2008 economy.
By Linas Jegelevicius
 
28 July 2014
Russia Hit With Massive Yukos Judgment, Georgia Charges Saakashvili With Abusing Office

Plus, a Macedonian archeologist is jailed in smuggling case and a Bosnian leader decries flood donors’ mistrust.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Mane Grigoryan
 
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24 July 2014
Russia Shrugs off Sanctions, Czech Government Falters Over Gas Tax

Plus, tensions rise still further in Nagorno-Karabakh and bad weather traps hundreds of climbers in Kyrgyzstan.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan and Madeleine Stern
 
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23 July 2014
NATO Members Call for Bastion in the East as Putin Plans Serbia Visit

Plus, Ukraine may prosecute Russian officials and oligarchs for aiding rebels, and international donors pledge billions in Balkan flood relief.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Mane Grigoryan, and Madeleine Stern
 

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