Eastern Europe & Russia

3 October 2011
Lessons for Would-Be Reformers Premium

A hundred years have passed since the death of the Russian interior minister who attempted to change the country.


By Vladimir Mau
30 September 2011
Kyrgyzstan Bans Casinos, ‘Witness X’ in Kosovo War Crimes Trial Found Dead Premium

Plus, Amnesty International asks Lithuania to reopen CIA prison probe, and geocaching a hit with Czechs.

By S. Adam Cardais
29 September 2011
What Do You Do with a Drunken Sailor? Premium

In Russia, you don't fire him. Unless your son-in-law wants his job.

By Galina Stolyarova
29 September 2011
Polish Votes May be Shifting, Bosnia Faces 100 Million Euro Deadline Premium

Plus, the remembrance that helped poke a hole in the Iron Curtain and the roots of Medvedev's split with his spin doctor.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
28 September 2011
Belgrade Pride Parade Threatened, Lukashenka Faces Private Prosecution Premium

Plus, Sergei Magnitsky’s mother calls for his death to be treated as murder and Tashkent orders doctors to pick cotton.

By Ky Krauthamer



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