Eastern Europe & Russia

4 October 2012
UNICEF Might Be Next to Leave Russia, Czech and Romanian Ministerial Heads Roll

Plus, another Azeri blogger sits in jail, and the FBI busts an alleged conspiracy to send restricted electronics to the Russian military. 

By Jeremy Druker, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
3 October 2012
Ivanishvili Clarifies Stance on Saakashvili Resignation, Kyrgyz Mine Protest Turns Into Riot

Plus, Ukraine moves to criminalize the promotion of homosexuality and a Russian film studio receives a gift of rarely seen silent movies.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Andrew McIntyre, and Nino Tsintsadze
2 October 2012
Georgian Opposition Scores Stunning Election Win

Plus, Facebook’s Zuckerberg hunts heads in Russia and Hungary moves to ban slot machines.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
1 October 2012
Russian Church and State Link Hands, More Reports of an Azerbaijan-Israel Confab Against Iran

Plus, Tymoshenko urges Ukrainians to ditch “mafia” rulers, and a mock assassination attempt on the Czech president goes without a hitch. 

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Nino Tsintsadze
28 September 2012
Duma Leader Snubs Council of Europe, Jailed Belarusian Activist Freed
Plus, Innocence of Muslims protests in Eastern Europe, and Azeris jailed in Jewish school murder plot.
By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain



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