Eastern Europe & Russia

20 January 2012
Hunger Strike in Kyrgyzstan, Castration in the Czech Republic

Plus, Prokhorov floats his "economic amnesty" scheme and Hungary walks back central bank changes.

By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
19 January 2012
Chinese Farmers on the Way to Tajikistan, League of Voters’ Might Meet Putin Premium

Plus, Czech astronomers calm fears of apocalypse and PR agencies allegedly manipulating Kazakh Wikipedia entries.

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, Kelly Klein, and Joshua Boissevain
17 January 2012
'We Will Advance, They Will Retreat'

Two leaders of Russia’s protest movement discuss the year to come. From openDemocracy.

By Boris Akunin and Alexei Navalny
17 January 2012
Azeri Websites Downed in Hacking Attack, Poles Claim to be Europe’s Greenest Eaters

Plus, the right to elect governors restored in Russia and a prison riot in Bishkek.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Varvara Lokteva, and Kelly Klein

16 January 2012
Inching Toward Pluralism in Kazakhstan, Riots in Romania Premium

Plus, Putin’s campaign website makes protests disappear and Bosnia’s war veterans make a gesture across the ethnic divide.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Varvara Lokteva, and Kelly Klein


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