Eastern Europe & Russia

15 December 2017
Cities Face Challenge of ‘Unprecedented’ Population Loss

Shrinking populations in Eastern European and Central Asian cities bring opportunities along with risks, a new study finds.

 
15 December 2017
President Putin Presents Candidate Putin

At annual Q&A session, Russian leader slights opposition, says he has led the country out of its troubles, and has good words for Donald Trump.

 
14 December 2017
Caspian Sea Breakthrough in the Offing?

The five Caspian states will (probably) sit down to resolve the sea’s status next spring, although Iran may (possibly) raise difficulties.

 
13 December 2017
Russia Will Fund New Egyptian Power Plant

The deal is yet another sign of Russia’s growing influence in the Middle East. 

 
13 December 2017
A Dying Trade
A household staple for generations, the weaving of wool carpets is fading away, living on mainly in the stories of those who lovingly practiced the craft their entire lives. From Ziarul de Garda.
By Liliana Botnariuc
 
12 December 2017
Russia Jails Estonian for Espionage

Estonia has accused or convicted a half-dozen people of spying for Russia since 2015, and now Moscow follows suit.

 

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