Eastern Europe & Russia

13 April 2012
An Alleged Hate Killing in Moscow, a Recovered Cezanne in Serbia Premium

Plus, Astana gets tough on dirty cars and gum throwers, and Serbia's presidential polls could bust the budget.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
13 April 2012
New Laws Galvanize Russian Gays

Protests mount as activists take on measures barring ‘homosexual propaganda’ among minors.

By Irina Titova
12 April 2012
Ukraine Bets Big on Soccer

The vast sums the country is spending to prep for Euro 2012 might pay long-term dividends but they will almost certainly mean a sea of short-term debt.

By Ksenia Korzun
12 April 2012
Mass Sterilization in Uzbekistan, Outrage over Swiss Roma Story

Plus, arrests, finally, in the storming of the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, and a Facebook activist languishes in prison in Azerbaijan.

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Jeremy Druker, and Anna Shamanska
11 April 2012
Moscow’s Growing Pains, Chechnya Looks South for Oil Investors

Plus, new protests against Belgrade Romani settlements and a makeover for one of the Soviet Union’s top pilgrimage sites.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain



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