Eastern Europe & Russia

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25 July 2012
Ukrainian, Georgian Media Warn of Political Crackdown Ahead of Elections

Plus, UN chief’s Kosovo visit gets mixed reactions and street art in Yekaterinburg gets results.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, Sofia Lotto Persio, and Ernad Halilovic
 
24 July 2012
Tajik Forces Battle ‘Rebels,’ Russia Bans Alcohol Ads

Plus, Slovenia threatens to hold up Croatia’s EU membership and CNN portrays a kinder, gentler Kazakhstan.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Sofia Lotto Persio
 
20 July 2012
Muslim Leaders Attacked in Tatarstan, Moscow Vetoes UN Resolution on Syria
Plus, northern Kosovo is rocked by coordinated assaults and journalists target corruption in Bosnia.
By S. Adam Cardais and Sofia Lotto Persio
 
19 July 2012
Apparent Terrorist Attack Shakes Bulgaria, Russia to Build Belarus’ First Nuclear Plant

Plus, the EU slams Romania and an alleged Nazi war criminal is arrested in Hungary.

By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, Sofia Lotto Persio, and Ernad Halilovic
 
19 July 2012
The Rise and Fall of a Russian Energy Baron

The formidable duo of Putin and Sechin take aim at powerful energy clans. But whose interests are they really defending?

By Nikolay Protsenko
 

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