Eastern Europe & Russia

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
8 September 2011
China Tops Europe in Central Asia Trade, Putin Switches on Nord Stream Premium
Plus, Uzbeks line up for cut-rate meat and Poland gives the EU a pep talk.
By Ky Krauthamer
Vlad Filat
7 September 2011
Kosovo Lawmaker Accused of War Crimes, Ukraine Razes Historic Synagogue Premium

Plus, Russian scientists may face trial for spying and the multilateral talks on unfreezing the Transdniester conflict remain ice-cold.

By Ky Krauthamer
6 September 2011
Belarus Goes Quiet, and a Milosevic Fan Has a Plan Premium

Plus, Czechs mistakenly finger judges as former Communists and the Hague tribunal delivers a milestone verdict on Yugoslav war crimes.

By Jeremy Druker
5 September 2011
Budapest ‘Criminalizes Homelessness,’ Murder Suspect Accuses Ukraine’s Kuchma

Plus, Kazakhstan locks up labor lawyer and Russia mothballs pipeline through Bulgaria.

By Barbara Frye


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