Eastern Europe & Russia

3 November 2011
Chernobyl's 'Liquidators' Rise Up, Screws Tighten on Some Faiths in Russia Premium
Plus, Latvia's banking whistleblower resurfaces, and Serbia tries again to sell its ailing national carrier.
By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
Marek Belka
2 November 2011
Transdniester Frees Accused Spy, Iranian Gas Chief Says Nabucco Pipeline ‘Dead’ Premium

Plus, Armenia opposition wary of Putin’s Eurasian Union plan and Poland’s top banker waxes enthusiastic about the euro, despite everything.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
1 November 2011
The Kremlin’s Economic Gamble: A Loaded Gun to Russia’s Head

The departure of the finance minister wasn’t over personality or politics, but over Moscow’s high-risk strategy. From openDemocracy

By Dmitri Travin
31 October 2011
The Strange Tale of the Russian Blogger Who Hot-Footed It Out of Moldova Premium

Fugitive Eduard Bagirov says a political vendetta was behind his four-month detention.

By Zakhar Koretsky


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