Eastern Europe & Russia

28 February 2012
Punks Against Putin

Russia’s newly famous protest band continues to play cat and mouse with the authorities, even as criminal charges loom.

By Alexander Tretyakov
28 February 2012
More Hack Attacks in Romania, EU Trade Talks in Moldova, Georgia

Plus, Azerbaijan mourns Karabakh massacre victims and Putin tells Europe to put its economic house in order.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain

27 February 2012
After Putin, Who?

Sooner or later, Russia will need a new crop of leaders. From openDemocracy.

By Andrei Kolesnikov
27 February 2012
Putin Death Plot Foiled, Slovenia Wants Belarusian Mogul Off Blacklist Premium

Plus, Kosovo and Serbia agree to disagree at international meetings and a Czech art hunter discovers a cache of bad but valuable paintings.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Joshua Boissevain
23 February 2012
Criminalizing Difference

Laws against “gay propaganda” are sweeping across Russia, creating scapegoats and solving a problem that doesn’t exist.

By Galina Stolyarova


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