Eastern Europe & Russia

19 December 2014
EU Slaps New Sanctions on Crimea, Might Drop Them for Yanukovych Cabal

Plus, Poland raises veto threat on UK immigration curbs, and the ruble’s tumble falls hard on Russia’s neighbors.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge, and Will Sandeman
 
19 December 2014
The Lukashenka Code
Book excerpt: Why is the Belarusian leader so reviled in the West yet so firmly entrenched at home?
By Grigory Ioffe
 
18 December 2014
Putin Calls for ‘Political’ Solution in Ukraine, China Pledges Billions for Southeast Europe

Plus, Belarus-Russian squabble over food ban could end soon; Russian sailors training in France set for return home.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Anders Ryehauge and Will Sandeman
 
18 December 2014
Ghost in the Machine

Yanukovych may have left Ukraine, but some of his plans for restricting the Internet live on.

By Sergiy Rachinsky
 

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