Eastern Europe & Russia

12 March 2015
Was Armenia the Canary in the ‘Near-Abroad’ Coal Mine? Premium
Russian moves vis a vis Yerevan were an early indicator of the Kremlin’s more muscular approach to its former vassal states. From openDemocracy.
By Kevork Oskanian
11 March 2015
Kazakhstan’s Septuagenarian President Eyes Five More Years, U.S. Diplomat Says Russia Continues to Violate Cease-Fire Premium

Plus, Bosnia delays vote on Adriatic dispute with Montenegro, and Kyrgyzstan’s ‘foreign agent’ bill clears a key hurdle.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
11 March 2015
Everything Is Awesome Premium
In Crimea’s capital, optimism trumps uncertainty and empty shelves.
By Tatiana Kozak
hashim thaci

10 March 2015
More Economic Jitters in Moscow and Astana, Baku Hit on Rights Record Ahead of European Games Premium

Plus, Kosovo moves ahead with plans to try ex-KLA leaders for war crimes, and the TAPI pipeline gets some welcome positive news.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen


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