Eastern Europe & Russia

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
25 October 2011
Coming Out in Russia Premium

Gay activists are finding their own way of dealing with a hostile and “buttoned-up” society. From New Eastern Europe.

By Katarzyna Kwiatkowska
25 October 2011
Croatian Lawmakers Block War Crime Probes, Walkout at Armenian Nuke Plant Ends Premium

Plus, Vladimir Meciar sets his sights on a return to parliament and Moscow police may find it harder to earn extra cash.

By Ky Krauthamer and Ioana Caloianu


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