Kazakhstan

21 April 2015
EU Readies Gazprom Market Abuse Case, Kazakhstan Could Host Syrian Peace Talks

Plus, Russia claims another Caucasus militant’s scalp, and Ukraine mulls a ban on Communist, Nazi symbols.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
14 April 2015
Fires Ravage Siberia, Hungarian Far-Right Party in Landmark Election Win

Plus, Russian bikers rile Poles with a planned rally to Berlin, and associates of dead Kazakhstani dissident Rakhat Aliev go on trial in Vienna.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
10 April 2015
Kyiv Sets Goal of NATO Membership, Latvia Set to Host Gay Pride Festival

Plus, the UN tells Kazakhstan to clean up its filthy environment; support for Russia’s takeover of Crimea sees Yugoslav star Goran Bregovic dumped by Polish music festival.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
2 April 2015
Worse in Store for Russian Economy, Bosnia Just Beats Deadline to Form Government

Plus, Tajikistan steps up a crackdown on suspected extremists, and a CIA detainee’s lawyer seeks Polish probe files.

By Barbara Frye, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin
 
31 March 2015
New Revelations in Litvinenko Inquiry, Seselj Vows to Stay in Serbia

Plus, Kazakhstan and China sign a $23 billion economic package and a bold Wagner staging costs Novosibirsk’s opera chief his job.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, and Evgeny Deulin
 
24 March 2015
Bellwether Balkan Fish at Risk from Dams, Gagauzia Strengthens Ties to Moscow

Plus, a new twist in Albania’s political murder scandal, and experts say China is outpacing Russia in the 21st-century ‘great game.’

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
19 March 2015
Serbia Makes Landmark Arrests of Massacre Suspects, Kazakhstan Convicts Police of Torture

Plus, rights groups accuse Ukrainian Army and rebels of using cluster bombs and Kyrgyzstan begins legalizing the underground economy.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
13 March 2015
Poland Looks to Buy Cruise Missiles, Cyberspace Buzzes With Putin Rumors

Plus, Spain refuses to extradite a Kazakhstani dissident and speculation about a political murder plot galvanizes Albania.

By Piers Lawson, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
11 March 2015
Kazakhstan’s Septuagenarian President Eyes Five More Years, U.S. Diplomat Says Russia Continues to Violate Cease-Fire

Plus, Bosnia delays vote on Adriatic dispute with Montenegro, and Kyrgyzstan’s ‘foreign agent’ bill clears a key hurdle.

By Brian Kenety, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 
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10 March 2015
More Economic Jitters in Moscow and Astana, Baku Hit on Rights Record Ahead of European Games

Plus, Kosovo moves ahead with plans to try ex-KLA leaders for war crimes, and the TAPI pipeline gets some welcome positive news.

By Ky Krauthamer, Ioana Caloianu, Evgeny Deulin, and Casper Frederiksen
 

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