Eastern Europe & Russia
- 3 November 2011
- Chernobyl's 'Liquidators' Rise Up, Screws Tighten on Some Faiths in Russia
- Plus, Latvia's banking whistleblower resurfaces, and Serbia tries again to sell its ailing national carrier.
- By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
- 2 November 2011
- Transdniester Frees Accused Spy, Iranian Gas Chief Says Nabucco Pipeline ‘Dead’
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
Fugitive Eduard Bagirov says a political vendetta was behind his four-month detention.
- By Zakhar Koretsky
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