Eastern Europe & Russia

31 July 2012
Six Dead in Almaty Shootout, Romney Rebuffed by Solidarity

Plus, Tymoshenko’s second trial is postponed and Slovakia asks Hungary to extradite accused war criminal Csatary.

By Ky Krauthamer, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, Sofia Lotto Persio, and Ernad Halilovic
27 July 2012
Opposition Rallies in Moscow, Russia to Launch Islamic TV
Plus, Minsk acknowledges the “teddy bear airdrop,” and is Zhanaozen headed for more unrest?
By S. Adam Cardais and Joshua Boissevain
26 July 2012
Russia’s Intellectuals Look for the Exit

More are complaining that they cannot work, or even think, in the increasingly repressive country.

By Galina Stolyarova
26 July 2012
Tajik Fighting Ends, Ukraine Gets on Anti-Gay Bandwagon

Plus, the Slovak government plans a health-care takeover and a flash fire destroys a Roma camp in Montenegro.

By Jeremy Druker, Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Sofia Lotto Persio
25 July 2012
Ukrainian, Georgian Media Warn of Political Crackdown Ahead of Elections

Plus, UN chief’s Kosovo visit gets mixed reactions and street art in Yekaterinburg gets results.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Joshua Boissevain, Sofia Lotto Persio, and Ernad Halilovic



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