Eastern Europe & Russia

21 October 2011
Russia Sets Sights on New Snipers, Tajikistan Builds Mega Mosque Premium

Plus, Ukraine mulls "homophobic law," and injuries reported in Northern Kosovo confrontation.

By S. Adam Cardais and Andy Markowitz
20 October 2011
Latvian Politics Returns to Form, Moscow Shrugs at WTO Impasse Premium

Plus, the dominoes fall in Sukhumi, and what’s a hapless Uzbek cotton farm manager to do?

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, and Natasha Kirshina
19 October 2011
Northern Kosovo Serbs Defy NATO, Yanukovych Feels the Heat Premium

Plus, Macedonia mulls controversial sex offender registry, and does Islam threaten secular Kyrgyzstan?

By S. Adam Cardais and Natasha Kirshina
19 October 2011
Reading the Tea Leaves on Putin’s China Visit Premium

His first foreign trip as the future president is less about turning away from the West than about acknowledging certain facts.

By BBC Monitoring


Call for Videos: Where Have the Winds of Change Blown You?

For most people in TOL’s coverage regions, life changed fundamentally 25 years ago. For good or ill, they are leading lives few could have anticipated before the fall of communism or the Berlin Wall.

We’d like to hear some of those stories. We’re looking for short videos of your reminiscences or of how you’ve fared since. Of your triumphs or disappointments. How have the events of late 1989 shaped your life? Click here for more information and submissions guidelines.

DEADLINE - November 24, 2014.


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