Eastern Europe & Russia

24 April 2012
Another Blow to Nabucco, a Wrecking Ball for the Golden Pearl Premium

Plus, rare bison fall to tuberculosis in Poland and Kyiv eyes a revitalized Chernobyl region.

By Barbara Frye, Joshua Boissevain, Ryan Isakow, and Stephen Underwood
24 April 2012
Lenfilm in Twilight

A fight is brewing over the fate of Russia’s most storied film studio – and for the soul of the country’s movie industry.

By Galina Stolyarova
23 April 2012
Hunger-Striking Shein Wins a Round, Croats Losing Hold on a Vital Industry

Plus, Eastern Europe is livid over new Swiss immigration quotas and Armenians rally against Azeri movies.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
20 April 2012
Montenegrin Journalist to Do Time for Libel, 'Stalin Buses' to Ride on V-E Day

Plus, Minsk tightens the screws on a jailed human rights activist, and how did Yanukovych make all that book money?

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
19 April 2012
Russia’s Naked Emperors

After a long absence, satire is back, even as the authorities seek to co-opt and marginalize it.

By Alexander Kolesnichenko



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