Eastern Europe & Russia

16 September 2011
Russian Boxer Goes Yeti Hunting, Mongolia Mines Its Economic Potential

Plus, 2012 Eurovision could test Azeri homophobia and Kosovo sends police to its northern border.

By S. Adam Cardais and Barbara Frye
15 September 2011
Macedonia’s Moment of Hoops Euphoria, Latvian Oligarchs’ Moment of Truth Premium

Plus, the Slovak premier barely survives a showdown and Hungary’s red sludge company is ordered to pay up.

By Jeremy Druker and Ioana Caloianu
13 September 2011
Tymoshenko Claims Courtroom Victory, Belarusian Politician Ordered to Stay Home Premium

Plus, Eastern European slaves freed in England and Romanians remain poorest in the EU.

By Ky Krauthamer
12 September 2011
Czech Far Right on the March Against Roma, Tough Talk for Tirana Premium

Plus, Estonia wins high marks for economic competitiveness and rich Russians wrap themselves in the Union Jack.

By Barbara Frye and Ioana Caloianu
9 September 2011
Medvedev Joins Plane Crash Mourners, Bulgaria Cracks Sex Trafficking Ring Premium

Plus, Kosovo to skirt euro zone crisis and Tymoshenko predicts guilty verdict in abuse of office trial

By S. Adam Cardais
9 September 2011
In Belarus, a “Miracle” Built on Sand Bottoms Out Premium

Minsk's response to the currency crisis creates scarcity and inflation but little backlash.

By Sergei Korol


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