Eastern Europe & Russia

28 October 2011
Children in Training for a Deprived Life Premium

A vicious circle of poverty, migration, and limited state resources condemns many Moldovan children to life on the fringes of society.

By Diana Lungu
28 October 2011
Romania's ‘I Am a Roma’ Campaign, Kyrgyzstan's Bold Border Reopening Premium

Plus, Lithuania rejects new CIA prisons probe, and a reconstructed Bolshoi makes its debut.

By S. Adam Cardais and Natasha Kirshina
27 October 2011
The Yahoos and Bullies Who Wear White Coats Premium

Add humiliation, even beatings, to the list of things a Russian hospital patient has to worry about.

By Galina Stolyarova
27 October 2011
Macedonian Mayor Likes a Little Gunfire, Turkmenistan Frees RFE Reporter Premium

Plus, Azerbaijan-Turkey deal sparks hope for Nabucco and a well-respected Russian educator dies a lonely death in prison. 

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
26 October 2011
Submarines in Sevastopol, Kyrgyz Election Clouded by Ethnic Rifts Premium

Plus, the Romanian king’s stutter-free speech and independence day gifts for happy Turkmen.

By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu


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