Eastern Europe & Russia

15 December 2011
Roma Students Doing Just Fine in UK Schools, Kuchma Trial Abruptly Halted Premium

Plus, Croatian journalist again a target of death threats and witches run amok in Romania. 

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
wind farm
13 December 2011
Russia Sees No Alternative to Oil and Gas Premium

Before the financial crisis, renewable energy was a priority for the Kremlin. The trimmed-down plans now count on private investment into the sector. But where are the investors?

By Anna Geroeva
13 December 2011
Tymoshenko Refuses Medical Care, Latvian Bank Survives Depositor Panic Premium

Plus, another “liberal” party born in Russia and Kyrgyz language lovers set their sights on Google.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain

12 December 2011
The Real Legacy of the Russian Elections Premium

“A stratum of very professional monitors” gave the protesters their bullet points and could be a crucial building block for civil society, one scholar says.

By BBC Monitoring
12 December 2011
The Russian Protests and How to Stop Them, Presidential Drama in South Ossetia Premium

Plus land mines continue to claim lives in Bosnia, and Serbia’s president talks up a Kosovo partition.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu


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