Eastern Europe & Russia

5 July 2013
Hungary Defies EU Broadside, Amnesty Sees Jump in Renditions to Central Asia

Plus, Ukrainians attack police over a rape and Serbs form a shadow parliament in Kosovo.

By Erik N. Nelson, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Barbara Frye
4 July 2013
Caucasus Separatists Vow Olympic Attacks, Ethnic Cleanser Gets Early Release

Also, Czechs wrangle over elite health care and Azerbaijan chides a Russian legislator over his Karabakh visit.

By Erik N. Nelson, Ioana Caloianu, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
3 July 2013
Duma Approves Economic Amnesty, Slovak Paragliders Face Spying Charges

Plus, the Kyrgyz leader tries to smooth troubled linguistic waters and Poland's shale gas program takes another blow.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
3 July 2013
Ukraine’s Fracking Big Show Premium

With oil majors waving billions of dollars around, Yanukovych’s party is eager to tap Ukraine’s shale gas deposits. Political foes are no less eager to make hay of the controversial technology.

By Ivan Lozowy
2 July 2013
Croatia Pledges EU Boost to Balkan Neighbors, Belarusian Activist Jailed

Plus, former Macedonian premier Buckovski gets jail for an arms deal and David Cameron skirts human rights on a visit to Kazakhstan.

By Ioana Caloianu, Ky Krauthamer, Vladimir Matan, and Molly Jane Zuckerman
28 June 2013
A (Small) Boost for Bulgaria's Government, A Fatal Blow to Nabucco?

Plus, a court confirms UN immunity over Srebrenica, and Russia will overhaul a storied research institute.

By S. Adam Cardais and Molly Jane Zuckerman



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